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President's Message

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Thank you for visiting Marshall B. Ketchum University. We have reimagined a new kind of health care university – one that has been designed just for you. We have created a University specifically that meets the demand for highly educated and compassionate health care professionals. With over a century of experience in health care education as the Southern California College of Optometry, our rich history, experience and forward vision allow us to bring the future of health care education to you.

Our goal, as an interprofessional health care campus, is to prepare you to approach patient care as a team. As you are considering your many training options, you might ask yourself “How will this program prepare me for the practice of tomorrow?” By choosing MBKU, you will graduate as a more caring, compassionate health care practitioner ready to embrace the new paradigm in health care. Our century-old tradition of excellence in health care education will continue as we deliver to you a new kind of health care univer