All Courses are part time only
The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University offers a Bachelor of Science in Optometry Completion Program (BSc) to students who require a BSc in Optometry completion program to meet the entrance requirements into the Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Optometry program. As such, the BSc courses present foundational knowledge and basic clinical skills applicable to the early detection of conditions that require optometric intervention, referral to another health practitioner, or co-management of the condition in cooperation with an appropriate health care provider.«
The BSc in Optometry Completion Program features three principal components:
Lectures: Salus University faculty members travel to Singapore and deliver lectures to the students during two and three-day weekends. The instructors are world-renowned clinicians, researchers and educators who are leaders in their fields.
Clinical Procedure Laboratory: Salus University faculty members travel to Singapore to teach clinical diagnostic procedures during a week-long session. They will teach in clinical settings that meet specific criteria articulated by Salus University and provided by the SOA Academy.
Comprehensive Exam: Salus University faculty prepare a comprehensive, written examination that is administered to the students with on-site proctors in cooperation with the in-country partner.
Graduation and awarding of the Bachelor of Science in Optometry are contingent upon satisfactory completion of all academic and financial requirements.
The student is responsible for understanding all requirements for graduation and completing them within the time dictated by the curriculum.
The student must successfully complete the entire curriculum with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.
The student must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the faculty, the professional attributes and conduct necessary for the practice of optometry.
Upon Graduation you will be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Optometry By Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Teacher Ratio: 1:20