Samson College of Health Sciences
Education for Tomorrow’s Healthcare Professions
Samson College of Health Sciences has a rich history of preparing leaders in the healthcare professions. In response to the ever-expanding need for healthcare services, Samson College educates students for professions in patient care. Samson is the place to start your career as a physical therapist, physician assistant or occupational therapist.
Samson College boasts one of only 5 direct-entry Doctor of Occupational Therapy programs in the United States, and the only one east of the Mississippi. Samson’s Exercise Science and Wellness Management program also prepares graduates for in-demand careers as wellness program directors, strength and conditioning coaches, health educators, and exercise and screening specialists. Our flexible health science program is a general degree program that prepares students for a variety of careers in healthcare, as well as for graduate or professional studies.
Career opportunities in healthcare, like physical therapy or physician assistant studies, continue to grow. As a graduate from Samson College of Health Sciences, you can look forward to a bright future.
Hands-On Education in Healthcare
At Samson, you’ll get hands-on education using state-of-the-art equipment—like the Bod Pod, the latest and most accurate way to test a person’s body composition. Samson is also home to the BTE laboratory, which features cutting edge rehabilitative equipment for occupational and physical therapy. You’ll gain real-world experience in settings like Philadelphia’s world-class medical centers, rehabilitation centers, and geriatric care facilities. This education and experience is what make Samson graduates stand out from the crowd—and helps them find positions that are both economically and personally rewarding.
Samson College: Careers in Caring
Careers in healthcare sciences are careers in caring. Healthcare professionals are involved in every stage of patient care: from prevention to diagnosis and recovery.
As a Samson College graduate, you’ll make a difference in patients’ lives and in the future of healthcare.
Samson College of Health Sciences Majors
Exercise Science and Wellness Management
Physician Assistant Studies