The Department of Health Sciences offers bachelor’s degrees that prepare professionals for diverse fields within the health care industry.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is an ideal foundation for students that are interested in a career in health care that are unsure of the specific area of the profession they plan to pursue. Students in the health sciences program will
receive a strong science core foundation that will allow them to
complete the prerequisite course work for application to
post-baccalaureate professional programs such as social work, health care administration, athletic training, occupational therapy, physician assistant,
physical therapy, pharmacy, medical imaging, or health information management.
The Bachelor of Science degree and a Certificate programs in Health Information Management are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The field of Health Information Management plays an important role in the planning, design, implementation, management, use and evaluation of information systems and electronic health records. Health information administrators are the specialists who secure, analyze, integrate, maintain, and provide reliable and accurate information the steers the healthcare industry.
Medical Imaging at LIU Post has been a provider of education in diagnostic imaging since 1973 and offers the entry-level baccalaureate degree in Radiologic Technology. Radiologic technologists operate x-ray and digital imaging machines—important diagnostic tests that help doctors detect and treat illness and injury. The Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).