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Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Humanities. Natural Sciences. Social sciences. Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) offers it all. Though each program is unique, each ensures students graduate with the most up-to-date knowledge in their field. From cutting-edge growth fields like medical physics, forensic linguistics, and urban ecology to four terminal degrees, HCLAS helps students prepare for lives of social, personal, and professional responsibility as members of their local, national, and global communities.

Continue reading for a complete list of programs in this school.


Did you know...?

  • Students in Hofstra's liberal arts and sciences courses enjoy low student-to-faculty ratios - in some cases, classes contain 7-10 students.
  • The Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center offers on-campus training for graduate students in its speech-language-hearing and psychology/counseling clinics.
  • Hofstra's clinical psychology and school-community psychology programs are nationally accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Cutting-edge programs such as medical physics, urban ecology, forensic linguistics, and industrial/organizational psychology are designed to help fill professional needs in growth-targeted fields.
  • The science research complex includes electron microscopy facilities, newly renovated biology research laboratories, and a state-licensed animal care facility.
  • Hofstra's psychology programs have earned national rankings in U.S. News & World Report.

Graduate Programs Degrees Offered
Applied Linguistics (TESOL)
316 Calkins Hall
Phone: (516) 463-5651
Contact: George Greaney
Applied Organizational Psychology
105 Hauser Hall
Phone: (516) 463-6298
Contact: Cong Liu
Clinical Psychology
227 Hauser Hall
Phone: (516) 463-5633
Contact: William Sanderson
Creative Writing
219 Mason Hall
Phone: (516) 463-6284
Contact: J. Stephen Russell
Forensic Linguistics
309 Calkins Hall
Phone: (516) 463-5440
Contact: Robert Leonard
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
104 Hauser Hall
Phone: (516) 463-6343
Contact: Comila Shahani-Denning
Integrative Biology
108 Gittleson Hall
Phone: (516) 463-7394
Contact: Nicholas Santangelo
Medical Physics
Phone: (516) 254-6873
Contact: Adam Riegel
Postdoctoral Respecialization in Clinical and/or School Psychology
221A Hauser Hall
Phone: 516-463-5009
Contact: Mitchell Schare
Public Advocacy
408 New Academic Building
Phone: (516) 463-5427
Contact: Mary Anne Trasciatti
School Community Psychology, PsyD
205 Hauser Hall
Phone: 516-463-5029
Contact: Robert Motta
104 Roosevelt Hall
Phone: (516) 463-5565
Contact: Sandra Garren
Urban Ecology
108 Gittleson Hall
Phone: (516) 463-7394
Contact: Nicholas Santangelo