The Hofstra University School of Health Sciences and Human Services offers undergraduate programs in community health, health science, and speech-language-hearing sciences that prepare students for successful careers or advanced study. Among 2011-12 graduates of the School of Health Sciences and Human Services who responded to a survey, 97 percent reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. Among all Hofstra 2011-12 alumni, the reported average entry-level salary was $40,000-a-year. Some of the positions our 2011-12 graduates began either before or within three months of receiving their degrees include:
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Research Study Assistant
- Winthrop University Hospital – Admitting Registrar
- South Shore Home Health Services – Personal Health Aide
- Ivy League Early Learning Academy – Assistant Teacher
- Tufts Medical Center – Research Assistant
- Precision Pharmacy – Technician
- North Shore-LIJ Health System – Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
In addition, 2011-2012 graduates are currently enrolled in graduate schools such as the University of Memphis, Tufts University, Gallaudet University, Hofstra University, Temple University, Molloy College, Long Island University, and New York Institute of Technology.
Professionals such as community health workers and health technologists typically earn an average annual salary starting at around $40,000. Those who continue with advanced study to become mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, physician assistants, medical and clinical laboratory technologists, and speech-language pathologists earn an average annual salary ranging from $43,000 to $93,000, according to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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