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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Fills Healthcare Industry Shortages with New Innovative Programs

Provided by GlobeNewswire The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) continues to expand flexible options within programs in occupational therapy (OT), speech-language pathology (SLP), physical therapy (PT) and nursing. These programs aim to prepare students for advanced clinical practice and leadership roles in top healthcare specialties. USAHS is institutionally accredited by the WASC

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Advocacy: Working Together for a Better Future through Advocacy

Advocacy is about taking action and garnering support to bring change or awareness to a cause or issue. Through small but significant steps, such as writing letters, mentoring or speaking publicly, advocacy can occur in many impactful ways. Regardless of the chosen path, anyone can become an advocate with the goal to make things better—whether

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Determining the Cost of Your Advanced Education

A post-graduate education is a great way to enhance your career prospects, especially in the field of health sciences. But there are many things to consider before taking the plunge, not least of all the financial cost of pursuing a graduate program. Of course, not all programs are designed equally, and when you settle on

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USAHS Announces Future Location of its New St. Augustine Campus

Plans are underway to relocate the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences’ St. Augustine, Florida, campus from its current home of more than 40 years to a purpose-built facility that offers more usable space and supports the university’s vision for growth. Located just two miles west of the current campus, the redesigned 122,000-square-foot building

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USAHS Moves to Expansive, Innovative Health Sciences Campus in Dallas

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) continues to evolve to respond to the needs of today’s health sciences graduate students – through cutting-edge technology, a dynamic blended learning model, expert faculty-practitioners and pioneering learning spaces. With five campuses across Florida, California and Texas, USAHS boasts modern on-campus resources that promote clinical excellence

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Dr. Tia Hughes, USAHS, Discusses Heightened Demand for OTs Due to Aging Population

The call for occupational therapists (OTs) is becoming increasingly critical – particularly in locations with an aging population, such as St. Augustine, Florida. The Ponte Vedra Recorder explains that as “health care concerns arise with age, provider shortages will become increasingly evident in the years ahead, especially in states with the largest populations of senior

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MS-SLP Program Awarded Initial Accreditation

San Marcos, Calif.—Aug. 19, 2022—The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is pleased to announce that our Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program has been granted initial accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The CAA voted in July to award initial accreditation to the

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Vivian Sanchez Elected to Expanded Role as WASC Commissioner

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) Chief Executive Officer and Interim President Vivian A. Sanchez has been appointed Commissioner to the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). As an agency that reviews and accredits public and private higher education institutions, WSCUC plays a pivotal role in defining and ensuring academic quality and success for

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New Career Services Director Helps Graduates Launch Their Futures

USAHS is pleased to welcome Naomi Kinley, MA, as our new Director of Career Services. Kinley comes to us with 28 years’ experience working in HR, recruiting, and university career services; she also earned two master’s degrees in the field from UCLA. “We strive to deliver lifelong career services to our students,” she says. “From

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The USAHS Library: Unique Resources, Outstanding Support

USAHS’ five campus libraries offer the kinds of resources one would expect to find in a university library: physical and digital access to books, journals, and online databases. But they are also home to some unusual materials. “Our physical resources are what’s most unique about the Library,” says Julie Evener, MLIS, EdD, Director of Library

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