Salus University has been named as a School of Record for Therapy Abroad, an organization that offers group travel and faculty-led programs with structured, professional experiences designed to help students gain observation and clinical hours (or CEUs) in an exciting and rewarding way. The partnership affords students from external institutions the opportunity to earn college credit while also gaining hands-on experience in an immersive travel abroad trip.

therapy abroad logoWhat is Therapy Abroad?​
Therapy Abroad creates an interactive educational environment for students and professionals to learn and enhance core competencies in their field, and gain valuable clinical hours while enjoying the richness and challenges of service learning and traveling abroad. Learn more about Therapy Abroad.

What is the relationship between Salus University and Therapy Abroad?
Salus University is a School of Record for Therapy Abroad, which means Salus documents and awards credit hours to students participating in the program. Students can then transfer these credits to their home university. In this role, Salus is responsible for verifying the academic integrity of the program in addition to providing properly trained faculty who can evaluate the program in alignment with Higher Learning Commission guidelines​​.

Why are Salus University and Therapy Abroad Partnering?
“Salus University is a perfect partner for Therapy Abroad’s unique blend of academic and hands-on learning and we are pleased to name Salus University as a school of record. Our goal is to continue to build amazing study-abroad opportunities for students. With this partnership, we are now able to offer students from around the country the opportunity to gain an even deeper understanding of the health sciences within a global public health context,” said Chad Allen, Therapy Abroad president and chief executive officer.

​What Does the Therapy Abroad Program Entail?
Therapy Abroad programs focus on real-world learning, hands-on experiences, gaining observation and clinical hours, and learning from exceptional clinicians and mentors. The one-of-a-kind programs focus on health and human sciences, including speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, public health, physical therapy, nursing, and sports and exercise science. As a health sciences university dedicated to improving the welfare of the public worldwide, Salus is excited to offer these program opportunities to students around the globe.

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