Clinical excellence through graduate education
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.
About the University
The University has five campuses in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine and Miami in Florida; and Austin and Dallas in Texas. Our entry-level, first-professional degree offerings include: Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Master of Occupational Therapy Degree (MOT), and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP), and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS). The University also offers graduate post-professional education including the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree (PPOTD), the Doctor of Education (EdD), and Continuing Education Seminars and Certifications for currently licensed therapists.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is institutionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, (501) 748-9001, www.wascsenior.org.
The University maintains programmatic accreditation on a campus-by-campus basis with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Learn more about the University’s institutional and programmatic accreditation.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) completed a rigorous assessment by B Lab®, an independent non-profit organization that serves as a global movement of people using business as a force for good, and became a Certified B Corporation®.
Five Beautiful Destination Campuses
Located in destination cities in Florida, California, and Texas, the five USAHS campuses offer access to the beauty of coastal beaches, the stimulation of big cities, the inspiration of arts and culture—or all of the above.
Innovating for Healthcare Excellence
From the state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratories on our campuses to the best of web-based classroom and laboratory learning activities online, you will benefit from your experiences using the healthcare technologies of the future.
University of St. Augustine for Health Science's Core Values
- Student first
- Promoting excellence and innovation in education
- Health and wellness
- Creative and critical thinking
National Network of Experts
Meet our Faculty!
Our impressive ratio of students to full-time faculty ensures that you get the expert attention you need to build new skills and advance your career.
With campuses in Florida, California, and Texas, USAHS boasts a national network of faculty members with vast clinical and research experience—and a passion for educating the next generation of practitioners.
Diversity and Inclusion
At the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, we celebrate the diversity of our community—with students, faculty and staff of all races and ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, sizes and abilities. We’re proud to graduate healthcare practitioners who are prepared to serve patients and families across a wide range of cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee facilitates policies, guidelines, initiatives and programs that cultivate a sense of belonging for all members of our university community.
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