A Premier Education Center for Health Professionals
Quinnipiac combines science with practical, in-depth education and teamwork skills in nationally recognized programs, including Athletic Training, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and Radiologic Sciences.
Purposefully designed to educate the healthcare team, state-of-the-art facilities in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences feature 29 classrooms, 26 seminar and team study rooms, 24 teaching labs, an operating room suite, a 48-station human anatomy lab, patient exam rooms, a patient simulation suite, and a complete diagnostic imaging suite.
Quinnipiac is recognized for innovative, in-depth preparation. The Physical Therapy program is a 6- or 7-year Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and Occupational Therapy is a 5 ½ -year entry-level master’s program. The Physician Assistant program is an entry-level 6-year program culminating in a master’s degree. The Athletic Training and Nursing programs are traditional 4-year baccalaureate programs, while the Doctor of Medicine is a post-baccalaureate program.
Quinnipiac’s pre-medical track and advisement provides the background to meet the academic entrance requirements of professional schools, including chiropractic, dental, medical, osteopathic and podiatric.
Career advisement, offered within each academic division, is a potent resource that bridges your college experiences with your career aspirations. Quinnipiac co-sponsors internships and clinicals affiliations at more than 1,000 locations. Clinical experiences, field studies and internships are integral parts of all health-related programs. Quinnipiac maintains affiliations and cooperative arrangements with hospitals, healthcare agencies, and specialized clinics near the University and around the country.
The Learning Commons provides full tutoring assistance in academic subjects plus workshops to improve study skills, time management, and research methods.
It is an education that works—our first-time pass rates for certification exams consistently exceed the national average and nearly 98% of our recent alumni were either employed or enrolled in graduate school six months after graduation.