The School of Health Sciences prepares students to tackle all major challenges inherent in 21st-century patient care and medical research. Our innovative and highly ranked programs — offered at the bachelor’s, master’s and clinical doctorate levels — develop forward-thinking clinicians, imaging professionals, rehabilitation specialists and scientists.
Athletic Training program – Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Cardiovascular Perfusion program – Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Master of Social Work program – Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Occupational Therapy program – Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
Pathologists’ Assistant program – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
Physician Assistant program – Accreditiation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
Physical Therapy program – Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Radiologic Sciences program – Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologist Assistant program is formally recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Quinnipiac’s School of Health Sciences professors are committed to the personal and professional success of every student. While passionate scholars and accomplished in their own fields, teaching is the number one priority. Small class sizes, accessible professors and a close-knit community create the kind of supporting, enriching environment that is rare. We are personally invested in seeking ways to help our students develop into strong, certified, leading professionals.
Our faculty members 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. The assistant dean for career development is available for assistance, whether you want to explore different health care fields or brush up on interview techniques.
According to data collected in 2020, the School of Health Sciences has a success rate of 98% with an 81% knowledge rate. 23% of graduates are employed, and 75% of graduates currently attend graduate school.
2020 First-Time License/Certification Pass Rates
Diagnostic Imaging Radiologic Science
PT - DPT*
Cardiovascular Perfusion (basic sciences)
Cardiovascular Perfusion (clinical applications)
Note: Fall 2020 SHS Pass Rates are based on Class of 2019, graduating during 2018-2019.
*See CAPTE for specific reporting criteria by discipline.
Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education
The Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education offers students from all health care disciplines unique opportunities to learn and practice together as members of integrated patient care teams. Resources in CIHE develop the team-based skills and multidisciplinary perspective necessary to handle the growing clinical and ethical complexities of today’s health care landscape.
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