Health Sciences

The Division offers A.S. degree programs designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions and A.A.S. and certificate programs designed to prepare students for health careers immediately upon graduation. The faculty are licensed to practice in their respective fields and have diverse academic and professional backgrounds. Most hold advanced practice credentials in their professional field. The programs utilize state-of-the-art on-campus laboratories to facilitate student learning.

Academic Degrees:
Health Science (A.S.)
Physical Therapist Assistant (A.A.S.)
Radiography (A.A.S.)
Vision Care Technology (A.A.S.)

Certificate(s) of Achievement:
Vision Care Technology


Programs in the Division of Health Sciences hold numerous accreditations:

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Radiology Program
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304

Vision Care Technology Program
Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA)
Debra White, Director of Accreditation
PO Box 592
Canton NY, 13617
Email: director@COAccreditation.com
Phone: (703) 468-0566

Joint Programs with Rutgers-School of Health Related Professions (SHRP)

Dental Assisting Program
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 621-8099, ext. 4653 or (312) 440-4653
Website: www.ada.org

Dental Hygiene Program
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 621-8099, ext. 4653 or (312) 440-4653
Website: www.ada.org

Dietary Management Program
Dietary Managers Association (DMA)
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
406 Surrey Woods Dr.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone: (800) 323.1908
Fax: (630) 587.6308
Website: www.ANFPonline.org

Respiratory Therapy Program
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Phone: (817) 283-2835
Fax: (817) 354-8519
Website: www.coarc.com


Location: Center for Health Sciences
Telephone: (973) 877-3354
Fax: (973) 877-1920

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