Follow our legacy and tradition in health education through stories and photos to celebrate 100 illustrious years of Salus University's founding College, Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Committed to graduating the highest caliber of professionals, Salus faculty represent some of the best minds in health science and blindness and low vision.
With a hands-on approach to patient care, an early and sustained clinical experience is what sets Salus graduates apart from their professional peers.
Emphasizing quality and continuity with patients and their interprofessional teams, Salus students are exposed to integrated programs where exploration and collaboration drive holistic healthcare.
Experience the best of two worlds. Our vibrant, suburban campus located just outside of Philadelphia offers easy access to unlimited culture, arts, history, sports, and entertainment.
Since 1919, Salus graduates have been leading their professions with progressive thinking for the changing world of health and wellness.
Salus students are part of a community much greater than the University. Close to home and across the globe, we pursue projects that advance the world of health, wellness, and public service.
From our nearly century long and proud history, Pennsylvania College of Optometry has pioneered some of the most influential innovations in post-graduate optometric education worldwide.
With an interdisciplinary approach, the College of Education and Rehabilitation educates professionals dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those affected by disabilities.
An exceptional academic and clinical experience, the Osborne College of Audiology prepares thought-leading audiologists to practice in medical, educational and private practice settings.
Uniquely focused on today’s critical healthcare issues, the College of Health Sciences graduates professionals fully equipped to meet the complex—and ever-changing—demands for health worldwide.
This program offers students interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree in the health sciences the opportunity to strengthen their scientific background.
Salus University has signed four new articulation agreements with Cedar Crest College (CCC) in Allentown, Pa., with the Doctor of Audiology degree program; the Doctor of Optometry degree program; the Department of Blindness and Low Visions Studies masters programs; and the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Master of Medical Science degree program.
Dr. Wentka made significant contributions to optometry as a life-member of the International Association of Lions Clubs and Chairman of the Aberdeen, Md. Sight Conservation Committee. In 1987, Wentka Hall, an on-campus student apartment building, was named in honor of Dr. Wentka’s long-standing interest in and financial support of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
NBC10 News anchor Rosemary Connors will again host the University’s 13th annual Looking Out for Kids (LOFK) charity event Nov. 2 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue.
A group of 21 students, led by Laine Higa, OD, assistant professor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO),PCO, and Navpreet Hehar, OD, PCO instructor, traveled to Panama Aug. 10-17, to bring much-needed medical eye care to those living in poverty who otherwise might not have a chance to receive such treatment.