Health Science Program

Health Science: Career Potential

Among 2017-2018 Hofstra undergraduates who majored in health science, 94% of the respondents report that within one year of graduation they were employed or attending/planning to attend graduate school. Among those 2017-2018 Hofstra undergraduates who graduated from the Department of Health Professions and reported salary, the median annual self-reported salary was $45,000.

Recent graduates work at prominent companies and organizations including:

AmeriCorps VISTA
Brooklyn Nets
Catholic Health Services
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Long Island Association for AIDS Care
Nassau County Department of Health
NYU Winthrop Hospital
S.T.A.R.S. Sports Training and Rehabilitation Services
South Nassau Communities Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Graduates have also enrolled in or said they were planning to attend graduate programs at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Georgetown University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, New York University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, San Jose State University, Seton Hall University, SUNY College of Optometry, and University of California, Irvine.

Alumni outcomes data is based on the results of Hofstra’s annual Alumni Outcomes Survey and other reliable sources. Of the 1,508 undergraduate students who graduated between August 2017-May 2018, data was collected via surveys and other reliable sources resulting in knowledge about the outcomes for 83% of the 17-18 undergraduate alumni. Salary data is self-reported voluntarily by students and based upon a 34% response rate for undergraduate students. Salary figures only include annual base salary. They do not include bonus, commission or any other guaranteed compensation.

To see the alumni outcome reports in its entirety, and all available data, go to the institutional research page.

Outcome for Individual Undergraduate Majors in the Department of Health Professions
Graduate Alumni Outcomes