Launched in 2015, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies aims to be the global leader in interprofessional education preparing the next generation of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants. The Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies incorporates the diverse academic programs and infrastructure of Hofstra University, as well as the significant clinical activities and educational resources of Northwell Health.
The school enhances the successful academic-practice partnership between Hofstra University and Northwell Health. The Master of Science Program with a major in Nursing, through an interprofessional learning model, will graduate nurse practitioners who will be prepared to provide quality, holistic, scientifically sound, and patient-centered care while optimizing the health and well-being of diverse populations and communities for the betterment of humanity.
Kathleen Gallo PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Founding Dean and Professor