Current Catalog 2023-2024
A Message From the PresidentAt Salus University, you will help us change lives. As we carry out our mission of integrated healthcare through innovative education, research and clinical services, we continue to set the standard for health, education, and rehabilitation professionals, advancing the scope of practice and excellence across our academic programs, while setting a distinguished record of firsts.
You may know that we recently signed an agreement to merge with Drexel University which will provide you with access to state-of-the-art facilities, unparalleled technology and expanded professional development and interprofessional opportunities. The merger brings together the strengths of both institutions in graduate health sciences, including Drexel’s medical, biomedical, public health, nursing and health professions, and our Optometry, Audiology, Biomedicine, Blindness and Low Vision Studies, Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology and Orthotics and Prosthetics programs. Truly, there is no better partner to help us operationalize our mission: advancing integrated healthcare through innovative education, research and clinical services. And there is no better time than now to play an active role in Salus’ transformative future than during this exciting integration.
Our innovative curricula offer broad-based, interdisciplinary clinical education, presenting our students with a range of challenging primary care opportunities. Well-known for our excellent clinical education, our commitment to clinical training presented early in each program provides an advantage for students when externship and other fieldwork or clinical placements begin.
The future of healthcare delivery is dynamic and exciting. Advancements in technology, unimaginable in the past, have become standard practice today. Changes in the nation’s healthcare delivery system are significantly altering every facet of our diversified medical fields. Our mission concentrates on innovation and integration of essential health resources. We not only keep pace with the rapidly expanding areas of healthcare delivery, we also work to set national trends and standards by being the leader in educating top healthcare professionals. We train you to be the next generation of leaders in healthcare.
Our success as an institution derives from combining bright, motivated students with outstanding, world-class faculty, excellent facilities and creative, diverse learning opportunities. Your interest in Salus University indicates a desire to enter a profession experiencing unprecedented growth and development. Welcome to the Salus University family. The challenges will be great, but the rewards will be many.
Michael H. Mittelman, OD ’80, MPH, MBA, FAAO, FACHE