SCHOLARSHIPS
AVALIABLE
USAHS offers scholarships to recognize and reward outstanding academic achievement and reward personal accomplishments in community- and diversity-focused areas.

YOU ARE OUR PRIORITY

Our student-FIRST philosophy ensures you'll receive the most up-to-date learning experience to fully prepare you to provide the best patient care now and in the future.

LEARN IN A BLENDED ENVIRONMENT

Get the best of both worlds with convenient online courses plus in-person skills development through engaging hands-on labs featuring state-of-the-art simulation equipment.

UNPARALLELED FACULTY NETWORK

Our expert faculty practitioners are committed to creating and innovating our curriculum to prepare best-in-class practitioners who are clinically and technologically confident and culturally competent and ready to lead and shape the profession’s future.

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Open doors to a meaningful career as a physical therapist.

Help patients restore their quality of life with your Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree.

USAHS has been a pioneer in PT education since 1979 with a mission to develop outstanding physical therapy practitioners who positively impact patients' lives.

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OUR DPT DEGREE STANDS APART.

USAHS has a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program to match your career goals and busy life—whether you are new to the field or a longtime practitioner. Our DPT program includes three trimesters of supervised clinical experience.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Prepare to treat a wide range of patients with this entry-level degree. We offer two styles of on-campus learning for our DPT: Residential and Flex. In our Residential DPT, you will participate in blended didactic courses and face-to-face labs on weekdays. Or, if you work during the week, have family obligations, or live a distance from campus, you can earn your physical therapy degree through online coursework and in-person weekend labs with our Flex DPT.

Save time earning your degree in our Residential DPT, or get the flexibility your schedule demands with our Flex DPT.

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RESIDENTIAL DPT

  • Blended didactic courses + in-person labs on weekdays
  • 131 credit hours over 8 trimesters2
  • 2 years and 8 months2
  • September, January, and May start dates
  • Three trimesters of clinical experiences

FLEX DPT

  • Online coursework + in-person labs on weekends
  • 131 credit hours over 12 trimesters2
  • 4 years2
  • Start dates vary by campus
  • Three trimesters of clinical experiences

Master up-to-date physical therapy strategies.

Gain the expertise you need to build a rewarding career.

HANDS-ON LEARNING

Learn in our simulation labs, with the latest equipment and leading ed-tech tools in interprofessional and collaborative settings. You'll participate in real-world clinical settings at our PT pro bono clinics, and during your clinical placement experience.  

PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

Experience with state-of-the-art technology will prepare you to become technologically confident and prepared to provide the best care to your patients.  

IMMERSE IN PT

Network with fellow PTs, alumni and faculty, participate in professional conferences and become involved in advocacy initiatives helping to shape the future of PT.  

Stay competitive and advance your career with a DPT.

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"I chose PT because I like that I can effectively be the change in a person's life and support them in achieving whatever goal they can accomplish with physical therapy."

RHODA

DPT Student

DEDICATED SOLELY TO GRADUATE HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that offers degree programs in graduate nursing, health administration, health science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, and speech-language pathology, as well as continuing education programs.

Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Dallas, Texas.

USAHS is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001www.wascsenior.org

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San Marcos, CA  | St. Augustine, FL | Miami, FL |  Austin, TX  | Dallas, TX

1 Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, credits transferred, and other factors.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine and Miami, FL, Austin, TX, and Dallas, TX, and the DPT Flex programs in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine, FL and Austin, TX are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected]; or website: www.capteonline.org. The Clinical Orthopaedic Residency and Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship programs are not subject to accreditation by CAPTE. If needing to contact the San Marcos, CA programs directly, please call Dr. Peters-Brinkerhoff at 760-410-5314 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the St. Augustine or Miami, FL programs directly, please call Dr. Somarriba at 904-770-3627 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the Austin, TX programs directly, please call Dr. Domenech at 737-202-3347 or email [email protected].

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia, 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected], website: www.capteonline.org accredits the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Flex at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on a campus-by-campus basis.

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Put your passion into practice by earning your Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at USAHS.

Become a skilled, practice-ready professional and leader in the field of physical therapy.

Start Your Journey Towards a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree Today!

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Put your passion into practice by earning your Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at USAHS.

Become a skilled, practice-ready professional and leader in the field of physical therapy.

REQUEST INFORMATION

USAHS offers scholarships to recognize and reward outstanding academic achievement and reward personal accomplishments in community- and diversity-focused areas.

REQUEST INFORMATION

SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE

OUR DPT DEGREE STANDS APART

USAHS has a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program to match your career goals and busy life—whether you are new to the field or a longtime practitioner. Our DPT program includes three trimesters of supervised clinical experience.

"I chose PT because I like that I can effectively be the change in a person's life and support them in achieving whatever goal they can accomplish with physical therapy."

RHODA

DPT student

Dedicated solely to graduate health sciences education.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that offers degree programs in graduate nursing, health administration, health science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, and speech-language pathology, as well as continuing education programs.

Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Dallas, Texas.

USAHS is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001www.wascsenior.org

San Marcos, CA  | St. Augustine, FL | Miami, FL |  Austin, TX  | Dallas, TX

1 Based on total DPT degrees conferred, as reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data is captured by IPEDS through interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2 Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, credits transferred, and other factors.

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia, 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected], website: www.capteonline.org accredits the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Flex at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on a campus-by-campus basis.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine and Miami, FL and Austin, TX and the DPT Flex programs in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine, FL and Austin, TX are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected]; or website: www.capteonline.org. The Clinical Orthopaedic Residency and Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship programs are not subject to accreditation by CAPTE. If needing to contact the San Marcos, CA programs directly, please call Dr. Peters-Brinkerhoff at 760-410-5314 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the St. Augustine or Miami, FL programs directly, please call Dr. Somarriba at 904-770-3627 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the Austin, TX programs directly, please call Dr. Domenech at 737-202-3347 or email [email protected].

Effective April 28, 2020, the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the Dallas, Texas campus has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA, 22305-3085; phone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call or email Dr. Thomas P. Werner at 469-498-5740 or [email protected].

Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.

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1   Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress, credits transferred, and other factors.

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia, 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected], website: www.capteonline.org accredits the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Flex at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on a campus-by-campus basis.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine and Miami, FL, and Austin, TX, and the DPT Flex programs in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine, FL,  Austin, TX, and Dallas, TX, are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085, telephone: 703-706-3245, email: [email protected]; or website: www.capteonline.org. The Clinical Orthopaedic Residency and Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship programs are not subject to accreditation by CAPTE. If needing to contact the San Marcos, CA, programs directly, please call Dr. Peters-Brinkerhoff at 760-410-5314 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the St. Augustine or Miami, FL, programs directly, please call Dr. Somarriba at 904-770-3627 or email [email protected]. If needing to contact the Austin, TX, programs directly, please call Dr. Domenech at 737-202-3347 or email [email protected].

USAHS has been a pioneer in PT education since 1979 with a mission to develop outstanding physical therapy practitioners who positively impact patients' lives.

YOU ARE OUR PRIORITY

Our student-FIRST philosophy ensures you'll receive the most up-to-date learning experience to fully prepare you to be a confident and successful PT and provide the best patient care now and in the future.

LEARN IN A BLENDED ENVIRONMENT

Get the best of both worlds with convenient online courses plus in-person skills development through engaging hands-on labs featuring state-of-the-art simulation equipment.

UNPARALLELED FACULTY NETWORK

Our expert faculty practitioners are committed to creating and innovating our curriculum to prepare best-in-class practitioners who are clinically and technologically confident and culturally competent and ready to lead and shape the profession’s future.

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Prepare to treat a wide range of patients with this entry-level degree. We offer two styles of on-campus learning for our DPT: Residential and Flex. In our Residential DPT, you will participate in blended didactic courses and face-to-face labs on weekdays. Or, if you work during the week, have family obligations, or live a distance from campus, you can earn your physical therapy degree through online coursework and in-person weekend labs with our Flex DPT.

Save time earning your degree in our Residential DPT, or get the flexibility your schedule demands with our Flex DPT.

RESIDENTIAL DPT

  • Campuses: San Marcos, CA | St. Augustine, FL | Miami, FL | Austin, TX | Dallas, TX 
  • Format: Blended with online and in-person coursework + immersive hands-on weekday labs
  • Start Dates: Sept., Jan., May 
  • Duration: 2.3 years (7 trimesters)1
  • Credit Hours: 110
  • Where Should I Live?: In or near the campus city

FLEX DPT

  • Campuses: San Marcos, CA | St. Augustine, FL | Austin, TX 
  • Format: Online coursework + immersive hands-on labs on select weekends
  • Start Dates: Vary by campus 
  • Duration: 3 years (9 trimesters)1
  • Credit Hours: 110
  • Where Should I Live?: Almost anywhere in the U.S.; requires travel to campus on select weekends

DOCTOR OF

Follow your passion and earn your graduate degree in physical therapy.

Stay competitive and advance your career with a DPT.

REQUEST INFORMATION

Master leading-edge physical therapy strategies.

Gain the expertise you need to build a rewarding career.

HANDS-ON LEARNING
Learn in our simulation labs, with the latest equipment and leading ed-tech tools in interprofessional and collaborative settings. You'll participate in real-world clinical settings at our PT pro bono clinics, and during your clinical placement experience. 

PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE
Experience with state-of-the-art technology will prepare you to become technologically confident and prepared to provide the best care to your patients. 

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN PT
Network with fellow PTs, alumni and faculty, participate in professional conferences and become involved in advocacy initiatives helping to shape the future of PT. 

DEDICATED SOLELY TO GRADUATE HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that offers degree programs in graduate nursing, health administration, health science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, and speech-language pathology, as well as continuing education programs.

Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, California; St. Augustine, Florida; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; and Dallas, Texas.

USAHS is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1080Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 748-9001www.wascsenior.org

San Marcos, CA  | St. Augustine, FL | Miami, FL |  Austin, TX  | Dallas, TX

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