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Health Sciences Partnerships with MCPHS

A Future in Health Sciences

Positions in health-related fields are in demand and Saint Anselm College can give you a head start on your post-graduate plans. In a partnership with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS), qualified Saint Anselm College graduates will have a seat in one of the following MCPHS programs:

Current and prospective students who are interested in these programs can speak with Chief Health Professions Advisor, Professor Carolyn Weinreb, Ph.D., of the chemistry department.

Doctor of Pharmacy
Saint Anselm students completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field may apply for the Doctor of Pharmacy program (PharmD program) at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, Mass. or Manchester, N.H. Qualified students will have an overall GPA of 3.2, with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 in specified prerequisite coursework, and meet additional admission requirements found on the MCPHS website. Up to five Saint Anselm students may qualify for this program every year.

Doctor of Optometry
Saint Anselm students completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field may apply for the Doctor of Optometry (OD program) at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences campus in Worcester, Mass. Qualified students will have an overall GPA of 3.2, with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 in specified prerequisite coursework, and meet additional admission requirements found on the MCPHS website. Up to five Saint Anselm students may qualify for this program every year.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Saint Anselm students completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field may apply for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program (MPAS program) at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences campus in Worcester, Mass. and Manchester, N.H. Qualified students will have an overall GPA of 3.2, with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 in specified prerequisite coursework, and meet additional admission requirements found on the MCPHS website. Up to three Saint Anselm students may qualify for this program every year.

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Saint Anselm students completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field may apply for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT program) at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences campus in Worcester, Mass. Qualified students will have an overall GPA of 3.2, with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 in specified prerequisite coursework, and meet additional admission requirements found on the MCPHS website. Up to two Saint Anselm students may qualify for this program every year.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Saint Anselm students completing a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field may apply for the Bachelor of Nursing program (BSN program) at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences campus in Worcester, Mass. and Manchester, N.H. Qualified students will have an overall GPA of 3.0, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in specified prerequisite coursework, and meet additional admission requirements found on the MCPHS website. Up to five Saint Anselm students may qualify for this program every year.