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Caring, Competent & Integrative

Preparing today’s students for the healthcare system of the future

Welcome to SCU

Founded in 1911, Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) has been a leader in educating students to be caring, competent, and integrative healthcare practitioners for over 100 years.

SCU has a history of providing the highest levels of patient care and has gained a reputation for excellence in an evidence-informed curriculum. SCU is the best place to prepare for a successful and rewarding career in complementary, alternative and integrative healthcare.

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Welcome to SCU

Founded in 1911, Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) has been a leader in educating students to be caring, competent, and integrative healthcare practitioners for over 100 years.

SCU prepares today’s students for the healthcare system of tomorrow through scholarship, research, programs and clinical experiences that are evidence based and outcomes focused.

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Why SCU?

The premier evidence-based integrative healthcare university

AcademicsEvidence-based, outcomes-focused, academically rigorous curriculum is enhanced with innovative learning strategies and clinical experiences.

Hands-on LearningSCU’s Health System offers clinical training and residency opportunities in an integrative and inter-professional environment.

 

HistoryFounded in 1911, SCU has been the leader in preparing integrative healthcare practitioners for over 100 years.

AccreditationOver 20-year accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) in addition to many other programmatic accreditations and professional affiliations.

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