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Why Stony Brook?

 

Twenty top reasons why students choose Stony Brook's Health Science program

  • The cost of a Stony Brook bachelor’s degree is very affordable
  • 2nd ranked public research university in the USA
  • 1 of top 10 public hospitals in USA
  • State of the art library and computer learning lab
  • Emphasis on learning community model of education
  • The Health Science major is the third largest major on campus
  • The only health care major on campus that leads students directly into the workforce in clinical or non-clinical settings
  • The major is committed to researching the evolving trends in the health care industry and the corresponding needs of New York State’s health care workforce
  • Provides ongoing curricula changes that respond to the needs of a changing health care industry
  • Responds to student need by creating coursework that provides job skills that lead to professional entry-level employment
  • Advising sessions are conducted as early as possible to assess student interest and provide information on prerequisites to ensure that students will be competitive candidates for post-graduate education
  • Utilizes adjunct faculty from within the University or from the private sector to provide cutting-edge and “real world” based learning delivered by the finest professionals in their respective fields
  • Highly qualified and responsive teaching faculty and staff
  • Diverse and committed students
  • Stony Brook University ranks third in the nation for total minority baccalaureates in the category of Health Professions and related clinical sciences
  • Located in a nationally recognized Health Sciences Center
  • Strong and extensive clinical affiliate network for clinical concentrations
  • Exceptional record of professional leadership and community service
  • Strong graduate placement record
  • Positive national and local reputation