Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are advanced healthcare practitioners with similar responsibilities, such as diagnosing illnesses and prescribing medications. However, their training and paths toward certification differ in significant ways. This blog post unpacks the key differences between NPs and PAs to help you determine which career path best aligns with your goals. What Is a Nurse Practitioner? A nurse practitioner (NP) is a licensed clinician who provides comprehensive healthcare to patients of all ages. An NP can work in virtually any healthcare setting, diagnosing patient conditions and prescribing medications. As of October 2022, nurse practitioners have full practice authority in 27 states, meaning that they can practice Read more
Thank you for your interest in University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences! We’re here to assist you every step of the way, including navigating the myriad ways to pay for and/or finance your graduate education. As a private institution, the University does not charge “out of state tuition,” however, tuition will vary by program and campus (or distance). Be sure to ask your Enrollment Advisor about available scholarship, student employment and other programs that may be available.
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Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)
Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Master of Health Science (MHS)
Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship
Clinical Orthopaedic Residency