Saint Mary Hosts Health Care Career Expo on Dec. 1

11/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Berchmans Hall


(Leavenworth, Kan.)—The University of Saint Mary will provide a prime opportunity for prospective health care professionals to get their careers off the ground with the latest in USM’s Health Care Career Expo series, scheduled for 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, in Berchmans Hall on the USM Leavenworth campus, 4100 South 4th Street.

USM specializes in health care education, with multiple new  and cutting-edge offerings available to prospective students including the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)* program, the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing  track, and the high-demand Health Information Management major. USM also offers its well-regarded traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing, an online BSN degree, a Healthcare Informatics program, and pre-professional health paths.

Attendees at the expo will be able to speak directly with USM’s expert health care faculty about their career paths, tour facilities, and watch equipment and lab demonstrations.

“The University of Saint Mary is nationally recognized for meeting high standards of academic excellence,” said Dr. Bryan Le Beau, USM’s vice president of academic affairs.

“Today, the university is expanding its commitment to educating the much-needed health care professionals of tomorrow. Our founders, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, have rich traditions of health care education and of meeting society’s needs. Saint Mary is continuing these traditions and offering students a chance at rewarding careers.”

Visit www.stmary.edu/expo or call (913) 682-5151 for more information or to register for the Health Care Career Expo.

The University of Saint Mary is a Catholic co-educational applied liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. The University of Saint Mary main campus is located at 4100 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. USM’s Overland Park Campus, near 115th and Pflumm, offers evening accelerated graduate and undergraduate degree-completion programs. The university also offers online programs. Visit www.stmary.edu for more information

* Effective May 2, 2012, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saint Mary has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidacy is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation.