Overview

Placing you at the forefront of modern health care

Health care is a thriving field that continues to offer some of the most rewarding and challenging career opportunities in the world. The advanced facilities, clinical experiences and internship opportunities accessed within the School of Health Sciences do more than prepare you for jobs - they develop the instincts, hard skills and leadership capability necessary to move forward in rewarding careers.

From your very first moment on campus, we’ll help you focus, find your specialty and prepare you to launch a distinguished career. Health care teams in facilities all over the country need the kind of professional with a breadth of clinical expertise and experience, as well as instinct and decision making skills to draw upon. 

By the Numbers

16 to 1


Student to Teacher Ratio

Forget big lecture rooms. Here, you’ll not only learn on the latest equipment, but you will have the ability to work one-on-one with our industry-leading faculty.

95%


Success Rate

Six months after graduation, 95% of the Class of 2015 were either employed or attending graduate school.

91%


Satisfying Experience

91% of School of Health Sciences graduates are satisfied with their experience here.

Employment and Internship Resources

A professor guides a student to use an x-ray machine on another student.

A group effort

Professor Bill Hennessy, Director of Diagnostic Imaging, helps student Shannon Ryder simulate radiography projections on classmate Justin Truong. The class is held on the North Haven campus.

Career Resources

Transformative career resources

Our faculty and Career Development Office work extensively to boost your confidence, help you gain new skills and make the vital connections you need to thrive in today's quickly evolving health care marketplace. Assistant Dean of Career Development, Cynthia Christie, is available for one-on-one counseling, whether you want to explore different health care fields or brush up on interview techniques. 

Clinical placements represent the most crucial aspect of career development. Our placement services are some of the most important we offer health sciences students. Faculty and staff will do everything necessary to help place you in the environment that best matches to your skills, progress, temperament and career goals. Thanks to their efforts, as well as our deep network of partnerships, our students complete clinicals in some of the most reputable hospitals, medical centers, nursing homes and extended-care facilities in the country.

A female Quinnipiac student walks with a young student using an assistive walking device.

Positive strides

Quinnipiac occupational therapy graduate student Amber Emmino ’18 walks with incoming Cheshire-Quinnipiac Transition Collaborative student Brenden Leventhal as they work through a scavenger hunt on the Mount Carmel Campus. Transition students spent a week living independently in Quinnipiac residence halls working with OT students on skills to help them navigate the university experience. These kinds of unique learning experiences give you opportunities to explore potential career paths and exercise your skills in a meaningful way.

Personal Development/Individual Counseling


  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Interview preparation
  • Exploring jobs/internships
  • Assistance with researching graduate programs
  • Help with writing letters of interest to graduate schools

Professional/Online Resources


  • Annual on-campus career fair every March
  • On-campus speakers, info sessions and panel discussions
  • Comprehensive job and internship database
  • Online mock interview program
  • Comprehensive online career document library
  • Alumni mentoring

Contact Us

Cindy Christie
Assistant Dean, Career Development for the School of Health Sciences 
cynthia.christie@qu.edu
203-582-3656