SCU Showcases North America’s Leading Graduate Curriculum For Ayurvedic Medicine And Certified Massage Therapy At Annual Campus Preview Day
Southern California University Of Health Sciences Invites Future Students To Explore The Campus And Meet With Faculty To Learn About Evidence-Based Integrated Graduate-Level Programs
WHITTIER, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) will hold a special on-campus Preview Day to highlight its comprehensive curriculums for Ayurvedic Medicine and Certified Massage Therapy on Saturday, March 23(rd) from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
SCU President Dr. John Scaringe will personally welcome visitors and prospective students along with SCU Director of Admissions, Mr. Mario Delgadillo, and other SCU faculty and professors. Tours of the university campus and Health Center will be offered and visitors are invited to also meet with professors from the SCU Departments of Ayurvedic Medicine and Massage Therapy to learn more about the school’s curriculum which emphasizes holistic and integrative approaches. SCU offers a robust program including hands on experience, electives, community-based internships and service programs, clinical rotations, and clinical residencies.
Southern California University is located at 16200 E. Amber Valley Drive, Whittier, CA 90604. For additional information, please call (877) 434-7757 or visit: http://www.scuhs.edu/news/articles/52/. Lunch will be provided.
The Southern California University of Health Sciences was founded in 1911 as one of the first institutions in the United States with a dedicated focus on chiropractic, acupuncture and health sciences. The SCU Ayurvedic Certificate Program was recognized in 2012 by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) with the Nalanda Award of Excellence in Ayurvedic Education. Today, millions of Americans from all walks of life embrace Ayurvedic Medicine, which is founded upon principles of traditional Indian and herbal medicine. More than a quarter of a million Americans have experienced Ayurvedic Medicine and reaped its many benefits.
SCU is a WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accredited university and offers two levels of authentic Ayurvedic programs based on traditional ayurvedic curriculums developed in India; Ayurvedic Wellness Educator and Ayurvedic Practitioner programs. SCU faculty members are composed of ayurvedic doctors with years of research, clinical and teaching experience. The university also offers students access to an extensive library containing over 9000 health division books and 77 print journals as well as hands-on supervised internship opportunities in the SCU Health Center.
In addition to its Ayurvedic Medicine curriculum, SCU is also widely acclaimed for its Certified Massage Therapy program. Trained Certified Massage Therapists are highly sought after for professional sports teams, orthopedic, chiropractic and acupuncture offices, naturopathic clinics, corporate wellness programs, and in the spa and leisure industry. The University’s offered course-work includes Essential Sciences Massage Technique, Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Fundamentals and Business Practices, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Advanced Bodywork, Theory and Techniques, and more.
“Our annual SCU Campus Preview Day is an opportunity for our next generation of students to visit the school, meet our wonderful faculty, and learn more about the unique programs and curriculum that we offer,” says SCU President Dr. John Scaringe. “Our integrated, evidence-based approach has prepared graduates for successful careers in Ayurvedic Medicine and Massage Therapy. For over a century, SCU has taught the latest practices and we’re honored to be one of North America’s leading universities for Ayurvedic Medicine and Massage Therapy as well as for Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Oriental medicine and we affirm our continuing mission to educate students as competent, caring and successful healthcare practitioners.”
About The Southern California University of Health Sciences
For over a century, SCU has prepared men and women for successful and significant careers in patient care. Located on a beautiful 38-acre campus in Whittier, California, about 20 miles Southeast of Los Angeles on the border of Orange County, SCU students enjoy a quiet suburban atmosphere and the advantages of being near a large city. The school offers a dual degree program in Chiropractic and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The SCU Los Angeles College of Chiropractic is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), and the SCU College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is endorsed by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). Both programs are also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). SCU also offers a Diagnostic Imaging residency program, a Chiropractic Sports Medicine residency program, and is also the only school of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in North America to offer an on-campus anatomy lab, radiology lab and extensive hands-on experience. The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at SCU offers two certificate programs Massage Therapy and Ayurvedic Medicine which are also recognized by WASC.
For information on the Southern California University of Health Sciences, please visit: http://www.scuhs.edu.
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