Center for the Advancement of Community Health & Wellness

This interdisciplinary center strengthens campus and community wellbeing through applied student research, internships, community service, and other experiential learning opportunities. The Center’s focus aligns with Hettler’s six dimensions of Wellness (occupational, physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, and emotional) and connects broadly with the college’s curricular and co-curricular programs.

Augustana-St. Ambrose Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 3+2.5

First Year: Building a Strong Foundation

The inaugural year lays the groundwork for a future in physical therapy. Students are encouraged to tackle the following courses:

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Student Resources| Council on Undergraduate Research
Top Ten Reasons to Engage in Undergraduate Research

Hands-On Learning: Imagine you are a biology student interested in gaining practical experience in a laboratory setting.  You might participate …

An integrated baccalaureate in Kinesiology from Augustana College and a master’s degree in sports management from Western Illinois University would …

Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students (REUs)

Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students or REUs for short are some of the most competitive in the nation and are …

An integrated baccalaureate in Kinesiology from Augustana College and a master’s degree in sports management from Western Illinois University would …

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