Immaculata University has entered into a partnership agreement with Salus University in Elkins Park, Pa., to create a pathway for undergraduate students to enroll in several advanced degree programs.
Salus University is a private university specializing in degree programs for the health care professions. Students who successfully complete a Bachelor of Science degree from Immaculata can finish their advanced degree with either two or four additional years at Salus.
“Immaculata University’s partnership with Salus University is an exciting new prospect for IU students interested in the health fields,” said Dr. Angela Tekely, vice president for Academic Affairs and provost at Immaculata. “This arrangement affords them the opportunity to seek graduate-level, professional education at an institution that demands and delivers on the highest standards of professionalism in healthcare.”
Doctor of Audiology (4+4)
Students who complete the 120-credit pre-audiology curriculum and earn a BS from Immaculata, will be eligible for admission to the Salus University’s Osborne College of Audiology to pursue a Doctor of Audiology degree.
Doctor of Optometry (4+4)
Students who complete the 120-credit pre-optometry program and earn either a BS or BA from Immaculata, will be eligible for admission to Salus University’s Doctor of Optometry degree program.
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (4+2)
students who complete the 120-credit pre-occupational therapy curriculum program and earn a BS from Immaculata will be eligible for admission to Salus University’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.
Physician Assistant Studies – Master of Medical Science Degree (4+2)
Students who complete the 120-credit pre-physician assistant curriculum and earn a BS from Immaculata, will be eligible for admission to the Salus University’s Physician Assistant Studies degree, which is a Master of Medical Science.
“It is important for us to continue to build strong partnerships with undergraduate institutions in the Philadelphia area and these new articulation agreements with Immaculata help us to achieve this goal,” said Monica Scirrotto, MS, director of Admissions at Salus. “We are excited to provide Immaculata students with the opportunity to learn about the various health careers that they can pursue and to continue our commitment to the training of future healthcare practitioners.”
For more information on the Salus agreement, or any of Immaculata University’s partnership initiatives, please contact the College of Undergraduate Studies Office of Admissions at 484-323-3060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.