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Graduate Health Degrees

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Graduate Programs in Health and Human Services

A center for groundbreaking research that translates into community outreach and activism, Hofstra provides the advanced study, training, and certification you need to meet every challenge as a compassionate clinician, practitioner, or health care advocate. Hofstra’s extensive network of healthcare connections provides concrete career opportunities through cooperative education placements at more than 300 healthcare and educational facilities on Long Island, New York City, or on campus at the clinics of Hofstra’s Saltzman Community Services Center.

Home to Healthcare

The university is steeped in nearly all aspects of the healthcare industry, largely because of a unique relationship with Northwell Health, one of the country's largest healthcare systems and our partner in the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. You will learn from award-winning, practitioners and scholars with a passion for social justice and promoting health and wellness throughout our communities. Faculty are widely regarded for their research on infant mortality, maternal health, tinnitus, addiction, and AIDS, among other topics.

Built for Success

Healthcare occupations are expected to add 2.4 million new jobs by 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which makes now the ideal time to invest in your future. Engage in independent study projects, clinical and laboratory research, or study abroad programs and as a graduate you will enter a growing healthcare job market with career opportunities in schools, clinics, government and community agencies, hospitals and other health care facilities.  

Flexibility for Your Future

Our academic advisors will help you design a schedule that allows you to earn your graduate degree, advanced certification or professional diploma at a pace that makes sense for you.

Home to Healthcare
Built for Success
Flexibility for Your Future

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Be You @Hofstra

Through your graduate studies at Hofstra, you’ll have countless opportunities to be your best self. From being surrounded by faculty, staff, and peers who care to having access to the resources you need to succeed, you’ll gain an advantage – in your career and in life – at Hofstra.