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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

700 Windy Point Drive

San Marcos, CA 92069

United States

Telephone: 760-591-3012


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Linda Petersen

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 28, 2019

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2014

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 4,915

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Proprietary with parent/board

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerMelanie DavisVP, Accreditation and Assessment
Board of Directors ChairJohn HoeyChairman of the
Chief Academic OfficerBrian GoldsteinPresident & Chief Academic
Chief Executive OfficerVivian SanchezChancellor and
Chief Financial OfficerStephanie Furlough-MorrisChief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Campus
Director Institutional ResearchNga PhanExecutive Director, IR &
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03171304USAHS – AustinAustinBranch CampusActive
03171305USAHS – Coral GablesCoral GablesAdditionalActive
03171306USAHS – DallasIrvingAdditionalActive
03171300USAHS – San MarcosSan MarcosMain CampusActive
03171303USAHS – St. AugustineSt. AugustineBranch CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Adult Gerontology Nurse PractitionerMasters2022Distance Education
Doctor of EducationProfessional Doctorate2009Distance Education
Doctor of Health ScienceProfessional Doctorate2010Distance Education
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2017Distance Education
Doctor of Occupational Therapy ProgramProfessional Doctorate2017Distance Education
Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Post ProfessionalProfessional Doctorate2001Distance Education
Doctor of Physical TherapyProfessional Doctorate2001Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Business IntelligenceNon-degree2022Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Executive LeadershipNon-degree2022Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Education (IPE)Non-degree2022Distance Education
Master of Health AdministrationMasters2017Distance Education
Master of Health ScienceMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Occupational TherapyMasters1997Distance Education
Master of Science in NursingMasters2017Distance Education
Master of Science in Speech-Language PathologyMasters2019Distance Education
Post Graduate Nursing Certificate- Nurse ExecutiveNon-degree2018Distance Education
Post Graduate Nursing Certificate-Family Nurse PracticeNon-degree2018Distance Education
Post Graduate Nursing Certificate-Nurse EducatorNon-degree2018Distance Education
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse PractitionerMasters2022Distance Education
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2023Distance Education
RN-MSN – APRNMasters2023Distance Education
Transitional Doctor of Physical TherapyProfessional Doctorate2000Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit