Is a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree Worth It? If you’re dreaming about helping patients restore their mobility and quality of life, and you’re exploring what it would take to become a physical therapist, you may be wondering, “Is a degree in physical therapy worth it?” The answer to this question depends, of course, on your personal career goals. Some people choose to become physical therapist assistants because only a two-year associate degree is required. It’s true that pursuing a doctorate takes time and effort; however, there are countless advantages to earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. To that end, let’s look at some of the factors that make a Doctor in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree the best first step on an exceptional career Read more
The Executive Director, Student Financial Services and Compliance is responsible for ensuring the University continues to meet and maintain its compliance objectives relative to necessary and proper administration of all federal, state and local student financial assistance, including scholarships, veterans’ education benefits and military tuition assistance. This person also provides strategic oversight and expert-level guidance related to compliance with federal student financial aid regulations, all within a dynamic and changing environment.
Based at our Miami, FL campus, Frank Ravja joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2021. His experiences span a decade in student financial services, financial aid, student accounts, enrollment management and compliance. He holds a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College.
Serving as Executive Director and Director at his previous two institutions, Ravja has a proven track record of addressing many of the higher education trends that withhold organizations from quality growth while limiting compliance risk. As a true student advocate, he has hosted numerous Financial Awareness and Consumer Information nights throughout his career.