Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog/Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog/Handbook

2019-2020 Catalog/Handbook


September 1, 2019-August 30, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: CATALOG AND HANDBOOK ARE NOW COMBINED

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The 2019–2020 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) Catalog/Handbook is the primary resource for academic information, including official curricular requirements and university policies. Students who are admitted for, and enrolled during, the 2019–2020 academic year are subject to the degree requirements described in this USAHS Catalog/Handbook.  Further, the Catalog/Handbook is not a contract.  The University reserves the right to make changes to the Catalog/Handbook at any time.  The Catalog/Handbook can be found on the USAHS website, www.usa.edu, under the Admissions & Aid tab.

USAHS prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (e.g., cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Each student should carefully read the current issue of the Catalog/Handbook. Students acknowledge receipt of the Catalog/Handbook as part of their enrollment agreement.

 


 

Message from the President

Welcome to our University Catalog/Handbook 2019–2020. This document outlines our admission requirements, academic policies, and educational programs.

This University prides itself on providing contemporary, evidence-informed programs that present students with many engaging and interprofessional learning opportunities designed to meet their professional development goals. Graduates from our programs are known for their dedication to professionalism and lifelong learning that promotes their respective professions.

Our faculty is varied and passionate about their chosen professions. Many faculty members have release time to practice clinically and are encouraged to pursue scholarship in their respective specialty areas to better provide evidence in the courses and influence current practice standards.

We offer flexible approaches to educational delivery that can meet the needs of the adult learner utilizing web-based, classroom, simulation, and laboratory learning activities. With five campus locations in the United States and the use of online course delivery, we are able to offer access and flexible options in many of our degree programs. We attract students from across the country and internationally, which gives our programs a global perspective in health care delivery.

The University achieves its values by keeping our attention on student success in meeting expected learning outcomes, current trends in health care and education, and leadership in our professions—all while achieving an innovative, compassionate learning environment.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and all that it has to offer.

Divina Grossman, PhD, RN, FAAN


 

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is owned by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, LLC, which is owned by University of St. Augustine Acquisition Corporation.  The University of St. Augustine Acquisition Corporation is affiliated with Altas Partners, LP. USAHS has an open admission policy and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition ( e.g., cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, or any other school-administered programs.

Clinical Excellence Through Graduate Education

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (aka, the “University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences”; the “University of St. Augustine”; the “University”; “USAHS”; “USA”) is a private, post-secondary university approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education in California, licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education in Florida, and granted a Certificate of Authorization to offer various programs by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

 

Students will be notified of changes to the catalog.