Hofstra University’s Department of Health Professions prepares students to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals who can provide quality health care and service. Our students learn about wellness, health promotion and disease prevention from an accomplished faculty in a collaborative environment, and gain hands-on training both on and off campus. We offer two undergraduate degrees: a B.S. in Community Health, which prepares you for a careers in areas such as government health programs, corporate wellness, outreach education programs, hospitals and community clinics, and a B.S. in Health Science, which is designed for students who plan to go on to graduate study in specialties including medicine, dentistry, nursing, nutrition, veterinary studies, and physical therapy.
Highlights of the department include:
- Our programs include an interdisciplinary and broad program of liberal arts study
- A minor in Community Health
- Experiential learning through clinical internships or field experience opportunities, including at our on-campus Saltzman Community Services Center
- Opportunities for advanced study in our graduate programs in Master of Science in Community Health, Master of Health Administration, and Master of Public Health, as well as other Health Sciences & Human Services programs in speech-language pathology and counseling.