Allied Health Sciences
The Allied Health Sciences department and its programs are committed to cultivating excellence in health care education. The Allied Health Sciences department provides programs that combine professional and liberal arts education. It is this education that provides compassionate, highly qualified, professionals to serve the community in the technologically advanced areas of the Allied Health Sciences.
Students will have the professional competence and the critical thinking skills essential to thrive in rapidly developing professions in the health care industry. The Allied Health Sciences department is dedicated to the development of ethically and socially responsible practitioners and leaders for a constantly evolving health care environment.
Today's expanding healthcare environment demands individuals who can provide highly-skilled, compassionate care. With an Associate's degree in Allied Health Sciences from Molloy College on Long Island, New York, you will become one of them. In as little as two years, you can prepare to enter the workforce as a licensed practitioner in:
- Cardiovascular Technology: In New York's first and only cardiovascular technology program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRCCVT), you'll learn to perform the diagnostic, preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative techniques needed to treat and care for cardiovascular patients.
- Nuclear Medicine Technology: Our two-year, specialized program - the only one on Long Island offering an A.A.S. degree - prepares you to aid doctors in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and to read and interpret imaging for nuclear medicine. The Bachelor of Science Degree in nuclear medicine technology at Molloy College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine.
- Respiratory Care: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, respiratory therapy is one of the top-ten developing fields in allied health sciences. As a licensed respiratory therapist you will practice under the care of a physician, evaluating and treating all types of patients - from premature infants with underdeveloped lungs to elderly people whose lungs are diseased - with the skill and professionalism you acquire at Molloy.
- Health Service Leadership: Our Health Service Leadership program is designed with you in mind - the busy adult working toward a Bachelor's degree. We offer evening classes that accommodate your work schedule and we make it possible for you to complete your degree in two years. The Health Service leadership program is designed to provide health professionals with opportunities for both career and academic advancement. The coursework will provide the professional with the leadership, administrative, and communication skills required in today's health care environment. Study will focus on financial management, legal issues, management information systems, organization and leadership, and research in health care. This curriculum will cultivate the leadership skills required to respond to the challenge of the rapidly changing healthcare industry.