Exploring Health Care Pathways: A Successful Fair Connects Students with Professionals and Majors

Students Receive Benefits from Health Care Professions and Majors Fair

Recently, the Health Education Pathways Program held a Professions and Majors in Health Care Fair at the Titan Student Union Pavilion on March 12. The purpose of this event was to expose students to a wide range of professional fields and job opportunities in health care and behavioral health care, as well as the educational requirements needed to pursue these fields.

Over 250 students attended the fair, including CSUF students, community college students, and high school students from Anaheim Union High School District and Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

Fifteen professional organizations took part in the fair, many of which are major employers of CSUF graduates and well-known in Southern California. These organizations included Orange County Health Care Agency, Hoag Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, among others.

CSUF departments such as Aging Studies, Biological Science, Counseling, Kinesiology, Nursing, and Social Work were also present at the fair. Students who attended reported that they found the event beneficial in learning about the professional fields within health care and the educational pathways required to enter those fields.

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