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Graduate Degrees That Make a Difference

Whether you want to launch your career in healthcare or boost your credentials as a current health professional, you can choose from our wide range of specialized graduate programs—including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and nursing.

Online + Hands-on Learning

At the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, you will experience the best in healthcare education through industry-leading technologies, best practices in online education, and hands-on clinical lab experiences in innovative facilities.

Faculty Mentors

Our ratio of students to full-time faculty ensures that you get the expert attention you need to build new skills and advance your career. Our faculty-practitioners have extensive experience in both the clinic and the classroom.

One-on-One Support

Our staff and faculty offer a range of services to support your success, including on-demand tutoring, writing assistance, mentorship, practicum support, and more.


Increase your knowledge, expand your skills, and accelerate your career with a graduate degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS).

Setting the next standard in health sciences education.

Innovating for Healthcare Excellence


Our Programs Stand Apart.

College of Rehabilitative Sciences

USAHS offers both entry-level graduate and post-professional degree programs, enabling you to launch your career or take your expertise to the next level.

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP)

Launch your career as a PT, OT, or SLP:

Or advance your expertise and credentials within your profession:

  • Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PPOTD)
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Residency
  • Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

College of Health Sciences

USAHS offers graduate degree programs for students who are preparing to launch or advance their careers in health administration or healthcare education.

  • Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)

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) 748-9001,

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Elevate your career in healthcare.

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Setting the next standard in health sciences education.

Increase your knowledge, expand your skills, and accelerate your career with a graduate degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS).

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School of Nursing

Designed for practicing nurses, our graduate-level online nursing programs include flexible options that allow you to complete your degree at an individualized pace*. Earn a high-demand role specialty, open new doors, and influence healthcare outcomes.

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Post-Graduate Nursing Certificates

Advance your healthcare career with a graduate-level degree or certificate.


The USAHS Difference

With blended learning, you get the best of both worlds: the convenience of online lectures, plus the engagement of in-person practice. Because you can watch lectures and complete coursework on your own time, you’ll be ready to participate in meaningful hands-on class activities with faculty and other students.

Blended Learning

There is no better way to learn clinical skills than through hands-on application. At our Centers for Innovative Clinical Practice (CICPs), you will practice clinical skills in realistic scenarios in simulated hospital and home environments.

Immersive Clinical Simulation Labs

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You’ll use the latest in health sciences education tools—like Anatomage tables, BTE PrimusRS, telepresence robots, adaptive equipment, and 3D printers—to master new skills and prepare for the healthcare settings of tomorrow.

EdTech Tools

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