Health Science Program

B.S. in Health Science: Admission


All students interested in majoring in Health Science should complete Hofstra University’s online application or Common Application. Students should declare their intent to major in Health Science so the Center for University Advisement can inform the major program coordinator. In addition to meeting with an Advisement Center counselor, it is recommended that students also make an appointment with the Health Science program director to verify course registration. Acceptance into the major is granted upon the recommendation of the major adviser and department Chairperson. Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA for in-major courses, science requirements, and overall.

For transfers it is important for to contact the Health Science program faculty to discuss potential transfer courses and credits in order to accurately and efficiently advise you regarding progression through the program.

For up to date information about the B.S. in Health Science degree requirements, please see the Curriculum page.


The Health Science program is housed in the School of Health Sciences and Human Services, within the Department of Health Professions.  Please contact the BSHS Program Director to make an appointment for major or minor program advising.

Dr. Israel M. Schwartz, Program Director
Associate Professor of Health Professions
Phone: 516-463-5813
Email: Israel.M.Schwartz{at}

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 516-463-6700
Toll-free: 1-800-HOFSTRA