Health Related Sciences Academy


The HRS Academy provides the highest quality of science education, scholarly research, and technical expertise to the people and industries of the United States.

What degrees/programs are offered?

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Health Sciences

Imagine yourself as a Physician Assistant or Occupational Therapist? Take this first step to careers in Community Health Education, Diagnostic Medical Imaging, Nutrition Sciences and other health- related careers. Students are prepared to enter several different bachelor degree programs throughout the metropolitan area.

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Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S)

Massage Therapy

One of the oldest known therapeutic treatments, Massage Therapy is increasingly recognized and incorporated into more traditional medical treatments. This degree -- the only such higher education program in the metropolitan area -- offers a strong academic foundation and practical applications of both Eastern and Western massage techniques.

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Medical Office Assistant

Medical office assistants are in demand. The certificate program (see below) is the foundation for this degree. Students expand their general medical knowledge and administrative skills, and gain proficiency in additional clinical procedures needed for this field.

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Nursing

The Nursing program combines a rigorous 67-credit program with clinical experiences, preparing graduates to provide direct care to patients with common, well-defined health care needs in a variety of structured health care settings. Admission is highly competitive, and is based on successful completion of a pre-Nursing curriculum.

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Certificate

Health Care Office Administration: Managing, Coding, and Billing

The certificate program in Health Care OfficeAdministration: Managing, Coding, and Billing will offer both employees in the field and newly graduated high school students educational opportunity in health care office administration. The curriculum will develop students' communication, interpersonal and business management skills; provide a broad understanding of the ways in which society deals with health and disease, with selected exercises in physiology and anatomy; and provide instruction in medical office proce­ dures, computer use, coding and billing, including a coop­ erative education experience.

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Medical Office Assistant

Students may achieve their certificate in this 30-credit program and are ready for initial employment in the medical assistant field. Coursework includes medical secretarial skills, basic biological principles, public health sciences and medical office clinical procedures.

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What careers can I pursue after Queensborough?

With a degree/certificate from Queensborough Community College, you can achieve extraordinary success in a wide variety of careers. Visit CareerTraQ to get started exploring potential options. Also, visit the Office of Career Services page for valuable resources to aid you in career planning.

Where can I transfer after Queensborough?

Queensborough Community College has transfer agreements with several colleges and universities for you to continue to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field. Visit our Transfer Agreements page to learn more.

 

Medical Arts Building, Room 326
Telephone: 718-281-5139
Healthacademy@qcc.cuny.edu

Academy Office Hours:
Monday: 9am-6pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

Academy Advisers:

Deborah Karlin
Kristin Nicholls
Gail Patterson
Yasmine Rojas

Faculty Coordinator:

Ms. Alexandra Tarasko, Professor, Nursing
Office Location: M-322
Extension: 6085

Schedule of Events:

The Biology Club, STEM Academy & the Health Related Sciences Academy Co-Sponsors:
"Evolving Role of Genetic Counseling"
Presented by Ms. Kim Kessler, MS
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12-2 pm - Science Bldg. - Room 111

Health Related Sciences Academy Co-Sponsors:
"Venture House Art Gallery Exhibit and Discussion with Nursing Students"
Wednesday, May 6, 2014 - 12-2 pm - Oakland Loggia (By invitation ONLY)