Austin, Texas—November 25, 2014—Ground has been broken on a third building for the southwest Austin campus of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA). Expected to open near the end of May, the 10,000-square-foot building will house an occupational and physical therapy clinic that will serve the public, a wellness center and therapy pool for patients and students, and classrooms and labs.
“The new building will expand our ability to serve the local community and give students more opportunities for hands-on learning,” said Dr. Wallace Pond, USA’s chief executive officer.
USA’s Austin campus enrolls approximately 300 students in its Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy and Master of Orthopaedic Assistant programs. It opened with a new building in 2012, and its second building opened in September, adding classrooms, labs and study areas.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative quality classroom and distance education. Founded in 1979, USA has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; and Austin, Texas. USA offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, education, health science and orthopaedic assistant, as well as residency, fellowship and continuing education programs. It is a member of Laureate International Universities, a network of more than 80 institutions in 29 countries and one of the most significant global higher education providers for health sciences. For more information, visit www.usa.edu.