Students: the new USAHS Blackboard environment is now available!

Please follow these steps to access the Blackboard learning management system:
1. Direct your browser to
2. Click on the Blackboard link (Please note that you do not need to be signed into the MyUSA portal to access Blackboard)
3. Sign in with your email address and password

You can reference this PDF document with screenshots and instructions for each step of the process.

We also have this instructional video of the access process:

Questions? Please contact the USAHS Service Desk at 888-80-USAHS (87247) or by email at 

One of USAHS' core values is innovation in education. We continually use technology and cutting-edge simulation to prepare students for their future clinical roles. Join us as we celebrate Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 16-20, 2019. Each year Healthcare Simulation Week is a global celebration of our dynamic community.


Dr. Mary Zadnik from the Austin campus was the in-studio guest for this episode of FYI Austin, discussing the university and programs offered, and the important role that USAHS has in the community. 


Dr. Thomas Werner from the Dallas campus was the in-studio guest on Good Morning Texas to talk about the university's 40th anniversary and the new campus.

Dr. Cindy Mathena, Dean of the College of Health Sciences, was live on First Coast News in Jacksonville talking about the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences' 40th anniversary and the in-demand programs that the university offers.

Courtney Henderson, 2014 MOT graduate, noticed a big need for lymphedema treatment while working in a nursing home in Asheville, North Carolina. This eventually led to her own clinic – the Lymphedema Center of Asheville, which opened in October of 2017 and started welcoming patients in February 2018. READ MORE

At the Relay For Life Carlsbad-Encinitas, the USAHS team from San Marcos, Adapt and Motivate, successfully exceeding their goal of raising $1,000! As a whole, the entire relay surpassed it's $130,000 goal and raised over $203,000.00! The event is ran by the American Cancer Society, and the proceeds go to cancer research as well as helping those in need who cannot afford treatments. The USAHS team had a great turnout. It originally had 17 people registered but over 30 people showed up to come help out and participate at some point in the 24-hour event. The team booth offered corn hole, which provided lots of fun for other families attending the event. READ MORE

During the week of June 9-15, students, faculty and staff from the Doctor of Education program participated in the program’s first annual Service Week event. Students, faculty and their families across the United States volunteered for service opportunities in support of organizations that give back to their communities. Each participant scheduled a date and time of service for the organization of their choice. Event organizers encouraged participants to document their service and use the hashtag #USAHSServiceWeek to bring participants together via social media. READ MORE


Connect with the USAHS community on our social media platforms!





We love to share stories about students, faculty and staff on social media. Got a news tip? Want to brag about something your class has accomplished? We'd love to hear from you! To share photos, news tips or suggestions for stories email Joe Cockrell at