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2021 Cohort

Important Orientation/Semester Dates for 2021 Cohort: 

  • June 1, 2021-Virtual Orientation to Program and Courses- all day session, attendance required; info to come; Summer Session runs from 6/1/21 through 8/17/21
  • August 23, 2021- 1st day of Fall Semester- orientation to each course will be available on BlackBoard Learn.  Fall Semester runs from 8/23/21 through 12/17/21
  • January 3- 21, 2022 - MCGS 310 LGBTQ Issues & Identities Winter Session Course (Not needed by those with a previous bachelor’s degree in another area; or those that have already completed it).  No orientation; instruction on course page in BlackBoard Learn 
  • January 24, 2022- 1st day of Spring Semester-Orientation videos will be available on your BlackBoard course pages.  Spring Semester runs from 1/24/22 through 5/20/22
  • June 1, 2022- Orientation day for final semester of the program.  Plan to be available for this mandatory orientation.  It may be virtual or in person.  Your final Summer Semester of the program runs from 6/1/22 through 8/16/22.

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Clinical Placement

For clinical requirement questions contact Candice Sawyer at 530-898-4677 or by email at  

For placement questions contact Sherron Prosser by email at


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