Consumer Disclosures

Consumer Disclosures Related to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Distance Education Programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences currently is accepting applications for enrollment in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) distance education program for residents in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming.  The map below identifies the states from which the University is now accepting applications for the MSN program. (indicated in blue).

         

         


         

Higher Education State Approvals: The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences holds licensure/authorization to operate a physical campus in three states -- California, Florida and Texas.  Please refer to the licensure disclosure page located on the USAHS website for more detailed information. While the Florida Commission for Independent Education has approved  the University to operate its campus in Florida, students who reside in Florida are not currently approved to enroll in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) distance education  program. The University has additional state approvals and exemptions to provide distance education. Please see USAHS website for additional information.

          

State Board of Nursing State: The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences' Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is designed to prepare graduates at the master’s level. The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences' specializations in leadership, education and health informatics are not licensure programs and do not prepare an individual for initial or advanced licensure. It is the prospective student’s responsibility to understand, evaluate, and comply with all requirements relating to nursing practice in the state in which he or she intends to practice as requirements vary widely. USAHS makes no representations or guarantee that completion of coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain state licensure, authorization, endorsement, or other state credential. For more information about the requirements to practice, students should contact the appropriate Board of Nursing or state agency.

          

CCNE Disclosure: The University of St. Augustine is regionally accredited.   However, as a new program, the MSN program is not accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The CCNE is a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Prospective MSN students should review all educational and employment requirements for practice in the state(s) in which they reside and/or are interested in practicing prior to enrolling in any academic program.

The Master of Science in Nursing at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.