About HCOP

The Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP) includes scholarship, professional development and mentorship for MSU Denver students interested in entering health and behavioral health fields.

Benefits of the program include: 

  • Extensive Life Design Advising 
  • Mentoring with a healthcare professional 
  • Dedicated university course that focuses on career planning, financial wellness, social capital and health equity 
  • Community with other future healthcare professionals 
  • Scholarships and stipend awards of up to $5000 

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Current undergraduate MSU Denver students  
  • 2.5+ GPA  
  • Declared major in one of the following: 
    • Nutrition 
    • Psychological Sciences  
    • Social Work 
    • Human Performance and Sport 
    • Biology 
    • Chemistry and Biochemistry 
    • Health Professions 
    • Human Services and Counseling 
    • Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences 

The following student groups are encouraged to apply:  

  • Transfer students with at least 60 credits  
  • Pell-eligible students 
  • First generation students  
  • Underrepresented minorities (including immigrants and refugees who are permanent U.S. residents) 
  • Non-traditional students (age 25 and older)  
  • Veterans 

Want to learn more? Contact our Health Career Navigators!

Daniel Cicenia

Daniel Cicenia

Health Career Navigator | Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP)

[email protected]