A Partnership to Prepare to Healthcare Professionals
West Los Angeles College and Charles Drew University have formalized a partnership to increase the number of students who complete training to provide health care in underserved communities.
“This is not a mere transfer program,” explained Dr. Steve O. Michael, CDU Provost. “What we are building today is a Baccalaureate completion program. Therefore West Los Angeles College is not a junior partner in this deal but rather an entry-point to a four-year science and health professional degree… Our partnership is a declarative intent of two institutions with overlapping missions to tackle a shortage of health professionals with a primary focus to serve the underserved.” ...read more
West graduates are eligible for priority admission consideration to CDU where they can complete a Bachelor’s degree. Students who complete prescribed courses at West are eligible for guaranteed admission to CDU.