School of Nursing and Health Sciences
An interprofessional education that will help you provide exceptional care.
Located in Philadelphia, La Salle is within one of the largest health care hubs in the nation. You will have access to a large number of hospitals and health care systems that offer ample opportunities to provide the most up to date methods of clinical care. Join La Salle alumni working in renowned institutions like Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Health Care Programs
With our Interprofessional Simulation Center, and unique programs like the Speech-Language-Hearing Community Clinics and the Neighborhood Nursing Center, you’ll come to understand and serve the health needs of a changing population.
Service and Advocacy
Rooted in our Lasallian values, you will explore the power of empathy combined with scientific foundation and technical expertise. Follow the footsteps of nursing graduate and Fulbright Scholar Jillian Pintye, who joined the Peace Corps in hopes of helping countries improve their response to health crises, impacting the health and well-being of all.
Areas of Study
Program of Distinction
5-Year B.S./M.S. Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Students who are accepted into the 5-year accelerated Master’s Coordinated Program get a jumpstart on their careers by completing their Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics Practice, and 1200-hour internship requirement during their fourth and fifth years. These students can begin their careers as Registered Dietitians and become licensed health professionals immediately after graduating and passing the credentialing examination. La Salle’s Coordinated Program is the only one of its kind offered in Philadelphia.