The School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is a University-wide initiative designed to bring together health-related faculty, programs and experiences from across the University community.

About the School

The School of Health Sciences was established in 2018 as a collaborative, University-wide school that supports health-related programs, including:

The School consists of more than 25 faculty from across the University.

Welcome to the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven. Our school has a wide range of programs and opportunities to prepare you for the health sciences career you want. Our programs are unique among other Colleges and Schools in the region because:

  • We have programs that are accredited with the highest standards in the fields of Dental Hygiene, Nutrition and Dietetics, Healthcare Administration and more. We have internationally recognized faculty who conduct student-focused research, teach engaging and up to the minute courses, and who support students as academic advisors and mentors.
  • We focus on hands-on learning in all of our health science programs. Every major requires an internship, capstone course or both in order to graduate ensuring you have the real-world experience you need to compete in the 21st century healthcare workforce.
  • We are located just 5 minutes away by car from the largest health system in the state of Connecticut and the Veterans Administration Medical Center is walking distance from our campus giving you unparalleled access to healthcare facilities and preceptors.
  • We have faculty and alumni who work in every major health system in the state of Connecticut as well as multiple hospitals and health systems in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey.

All of these aspects combine to offer you an unparalleled opportunity to receive the highest quality training in health sciences. Welcome to the School of Health Sciences!

Sincerely,

signatureSummer J. McGee, Ph.D., CPH
Dean, School of Health Sciences

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Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

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Focus on Hands-On Learning

The School of Health Sciences has a wide range of programs and opportunities to prepare you for the health sciences career you want. Predicted to be one of the largest employers in the coming decade, the healthcare industry will also be one of the most competitive. Our programs will prepare you to meet this challenge.

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Nationally Recognized Center for Career Development

All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.

From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.

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Pre-Health Professions Scholars Program

The Pre-Health Professions (PHP) Scholars Program at the University of New Haven provides undergraduate students with a rigorous four-year experience that will help guide them to the right health professions career or graduate program.

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