Salus University has entered into partnership agreements with Immaculata University to create a pathway for undergraduate students to enroll in several advanced degree programs.

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 University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) or Osborne College of Audiology (OCA).  

Articulation agreement signing“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."

The Salus Immaculata partnerships include:

Doctor of Audiology (4+4)
Immaculata students who complete the 120-credit pre-audiology curriculum and earn a BS, will be eligible for admission to Salus University’s Osborne College of Audiology to pursue a Doctor of Audiology degree.

Doctor of Optometry (4+4)
Immaculata students who complete the 120-credit pre-optometry program and earn either a BS or BA, will be eligible for admission to Salus University’s Doctor of Optometry degree program.

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (4+2)
Immaculata students who complete the 120-credit pre-occupational therapy curriculum program and earn a BS 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)
Immaculata students who complete the 120-credit pre-physician assistant curriculum and earn a BS, will be eligible for admission to the Salus University’s Physician Assistant Studies degree which is a Master of Medical Science. 

Students in class“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.”

For more information on the agreement or any of Salus University’s partnership initiatives, contact the Office of Admissions at 215-780-1305 or go to www.salus.edu/admissions.