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Affiliations

A distinctive feature of the Juniata College Health Professions Program is a broad array of formal affiliation agreements. These agreements enable qualified students to gain early acceptance or accelerated admission into the professional programs of 16 different schools in 13 different health professions fields.

Several types of programs are included, designated below by the number of years a students spends at Juniata College, followed by the number of years spent at the affiliated institution. The 3 + _ programs allow students who matriculate at Juniata for three years and complete all the Juniata College general degree requirements, to earn degrees from both Juniata College and the corresponding professional institution after one year of professional studyl. . It is not necessary to pursue an accelerated program, however, as all our affiliates also welcome qualified Juniata students who choose to spend all four years at the College.

Specific affiliations are listed below.
The "_" designation indicates a variable number of years at the professional school, depending on the specialty chosen.

Some of the affiliates also offer Special Opportunities for Juniata students. Details are below.

For more information contact Dr. Amanda Siglin

Biotechnology

3 + 1 B.S. program with Jefferson School of Health Professions
3 + 2 B.S./M.S. entry-level master's program with Jefferson School of Health Professions

Chiropractic Medicine

3 + 3 B.S./D.C. program with the New York Chiropractic College

Cytotechnology/Cytogenetics

3 + 1 B.S. program with Jefferson School of Health Professions
3 + 2 B.S./M.S. entry-level master's program with Jefferson School of Health Professions

Dentistry

3 + 4 B.S./D.M.D. program with Temple University School of Dentistry
4 + 4 B.S./D.M.D. Early Acceptance Program with the Lake Erie College of Medicine School of Dental Medicine

Medical Technology


3 + 1 programs with Jefferson School of Health Professions
3+2 B.S./M.S. entry-level master’s program with Jefferson School of Health Professions

Medicine

4 + 4 B.S./D.O. Early Assurance Program with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
4 + 4 Early Assurance M.D. Program with Temple University School of Medicine and Geisinger Health Systems

Nursing

3 + _ B.S./M.S.N./D.N.P. (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Graduate Entry Nursing Program with the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University
3+_B.S./M.N./M.S.N./Ph.D. Graduate Entry Nursing Program with the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University
3+_ B.S./M.N./M.S.N./Ph.D. + D.N.P. (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Graduate Entry Nursing Program with the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University
4 + 13 or 17 month B.S./B.S. with a major in nursing at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Occupational Therapy

3 + 2 B.S./M.S.O.T. program with Jefferson School of Health Professions

Optometry

3 + 4 B.S./O.D. program with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Pharmacy

3 + 3 and 3 + 4 Accelerated OR 4 + 3 and 4 + 4 Early Acceptance B.S./Pharm.D. programs with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

4 + 3 B.S./D.P.T. Early Acceptance program with Drexel University
3 + 3 B.S./D.P.T. program with Jefferson School of Health Professions
4 + 3 B.S./D.P.T. program with Widener University

Physician Assistant

4+2 B.S./M.P.A.S. program with St. Francis University

Podiatric Medicine

4 + 4 B.S./D.P.M. Early Assurance program with Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (Pending)
4 + 4 B.S./D.P.M. Early Assurance program with Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (Pending)

Radiologic Sciences

4 + 1 Advanced Placement programs and various B.S./M.S. options

Special Internship Opportunities Through Our Affiliates
  1. Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine- a five day internship in January, June, or July
  2. Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine- an 8 day internship in the summer
  3. Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University - hosts a week-long Optometry Learning Experience in January