Saint Mary Hosts Career Expo for Prospective Health Care Professionals

10/3/2012 12:00:00 AM

9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, Berchmans Hall

(Leavenworth, Kan.)—The University of Saint Mary this month is hosting a Health Care Career Expo for prospective health care professionals looking to get their careers off to a promising start. The expo is from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Berchmans Hall on the USM Leavenworth campus, 4100 South 4th Street.

USM specializes in health care education, with multiple potential paths available to prospective students including the university’s newest health care offerings—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 will meet one-on-one with USM’s expert health care faculty, tour facilities, and watch equipment 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 or call (913) 682-5151 for more information on the expo.

* 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: [email protected]). 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.