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
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Our CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, as well as our Post-Graduate Nursing Certificates Of our Post-Graduate Nursing Certificates, only the Family Nurse Practitioner certificate is CCNE-accredited., will help you accelerate your career and influence healthcare outcomes, whether you work in a clinical, academic, or organizational leadership role. Designed for working nurses, our programs are delivered online with content developed by our faculty practitioners.
Leader in health sciences education
USAHS has been dedicated solely to graduate education in health sciences for more than 40 years. You will join a community of like-minded faculty and nursing students focused on delivering excellent patient care and taking on advanced roles within their professions.Learn More
Our core courses and on-campus immersions emphasize interprofessional education, enabling students from different healthcare professions to learn together and practice working in a team. You will contribute your nursing perspective to solving patient problems in collaborative scenarios.
Our nursing faculty is composed of expert clinicians and educators, all of whom have doctoral degrees. Faculty members currently treat patients, publish research, or serve on the boards of professional organizations. They draw from their diverse expertise to develop our curricula. Our small class sizes allow for a personal approach by faculty mentors.
Innovative learning model
We’ve long been at the forefront of innovative and applied learning methods, such as case-based teaching and realistic, immersive virtual simulations. Our nursing programs are taught primarily online, with optional and required on-campus sessions, depending on your role specialty.Learn More
Career advancement opportunities
An advanced online nursing degree from USAHS will boost your credentials, potentially opening new career doors. You will expand your professional network through collaborative relationships with faculty and your peers.
USAHS is a Certified B Corp™ institution, with a focus on community service, social and environmental responsibility, accountability, and transparency. We offer service-learning opportunities that enhance your clinical experiences, and we work to advance the nursing profession through student and faculty advocacy.Learn More
The USAHS School of Nursing is proud to host Alpha Alpha Alpha—our very own chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma).Read More
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