BYU-Idaho offers new joint-degree medical program partnership

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Deseret News

Published: Friday, Jan. 6 2012 2:17 p.m. MST

REXBURG, Idaho — Brigham Young University-Idaho is partnering with Salus University to offer students both a bachelor's degree in health science and a master's degree in physician assistant studies as part of a new five-year program.

Students will complete their health science degree in three years at BYU-Idaho and move to Elkins Park, Pa., for an additional two-year graduate school. As part of the agreement Salus University will automatically guarantee admission to at least four BYU-Idaho students every year.

— Tori Ackerman

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