Cooperative Agreements with Post-Graduate Programs in the Health Sciences
Each of the following agreements reserves a specific number of admissions slots in the program for qualified Stonehill graduates.
Interested students should contact Sheila Barry, the Medical Science Coordinator in the Biology Department.
This is an accelerated 7-year program which involves 3 years of study at Stonehill College and 4 years of study at Palmer College of Chiropractic, leading to a B.S. in Biology from Stonehill and a Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College. Accelerated B.S./D.C. Program with Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa.
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Biology and Biochemistry programs meet the requirements necessary for this post-graduate career opportunity; other majors can fulfill the prerequisite courses with careful planning. Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certificate Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. 13-month program.
Up to 4 graduates who have successfully completed the pre-requisites will be considered for preferred admission to the Direct Entry Nursing program at Simmons College. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) program at Simmons College, Boston is a 3-year full-time program for undergraduates with a degree in another academic discipline other than nursing leading to an M.S. in nursing and preparation for the NP exam.
At least 3 qualified Stonehill graduates who have successfully completed all pre-professional courses requirements will be admitted to the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, which leads to certification and licensure as a Registered Nurse. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN) accelerated post-baccalaureate program for students who have met all pre-professional course requirements and wish to become registered nurses. 16-month program.
Three (3) qualified Stonehill graduates will be able to enter this Doctor of Pharmacy program each year. The intensive full-time program is one of only a few institutions in the country that offers this type of accelerated course of study. Doctor of Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, MA. 34-month program.
An agreement with Simmons College facilitates preferred admission for up to 4 students to the graduate physical therapy program after specific requirements have been met. The Doctorate in Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program at Simmons College, Boston, is a 3-year program for those who have a degree in a field other than physical therapy.
Physician Assistant (PA)
A minimum of 3 Stonehill graduates who meet established criteria will be admitted to each of these programs.
- Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA. 30-month program.
- Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester, MA. 24-month program.