The Nursing & Health Sciences 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.

Division of Health Sciences accreditations:
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
American Physical Therapy Association
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100,
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085

Radiology Program
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Vision Care Technology Program
Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA)
Debra White, Director of Accreditation
PO Box 592
Canton NY, 13617

Degrees Conferred in 2017
Students Enrolled
Academic Certificate programs
Certificate of Achievement

Message from Chairperson, Dr. Gale Gage

We offer high-quality Associate degree, LPN-RN Articulation, and PN Certificate nursing programs that prepare students in a variety of clinical settings designed to meet the needs of patient populations in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Our state-of-the-art simulation laboratory allows students to experience hands-on clinical scenarios. The first-rate education received by our graduates positions them for direct entry into gainful employment or articulation into RN-BSN programs.

Location: Center for Health Sciences

Telephone numbers:
Health Science (973) 877-1865
Physical Therapist Assistant (973) 877 – 3375
Radiography (973) 877 – 3293
Vision Care Technology (973) 877 – 3367