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Portland Bridges to Baccalaureate



Bridges to Baccalaureate is a program federally funded by the US National Institutes of Health charged with increasing the diversity of highly trained, biomedical research personnel dedicated to investigating and alleviating health disparities.

Portland State University and Portland Community College, partnered to form the Portland Bridges To Baccalaureate (PBTB) Program to support this nationwide endeavor through recruitment and preparation of PCC college-transfer students from underrepresented groups for successful completion of baccalaureate degrees leading to research careers in the Biomedical, Behavioral and Health Sciences.


PBTB offers:

·     Eligibility to apply for Bridges Summer Internships through PSU

·     Biomedical and Health Sciences Seminars

·     Academic and professional networking

·     HE 299 Seminar: Topics in Biomedical, Behavioral, and Health Sciences (1 credit)

·     Assistance with PCC/PSU Dual Enrollment

·     Financial Aid Guidance

·     Discipline Specific Advising

·     Peer Student Mentoring

·     Family Events




PSU Campus Coordinators:


PCC Campus Coordinators:

Questions about PSU advising and/or curriculum planning: