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Dean's Message

Welcome to the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing website.  This is your first step to an exciting career in nursing.  Health careers are expanding quickly and promise to do so for many years to come.  Your choice to pursue nursing will prepare you well to be part of the advances in health care.  The faculty and staff of the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing are eager to provide you with the education and experience that you need to enter this field.

The Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing offers a wide variety of programs, from the generic baccalaureate nursing program, the part-time evening and weekend generic baccalaureate nursing program and the 15-month second degree baccalaureate program; the RN/BS Connection, to the Master of Science Nurse Practitioner and the Nurse Educator program. Our faculty members, who are our greatest asset, are well-prepared clinicians, scholars and academicians, who will help to guide you through the professional phase of your program. Our academic advisors and staff are on hand to help you throughout your entire course of study.

Located in downtown Brooklyn, we have access to the most prestigious health care institutions that Metropolitan New York City has to offer.  In addition, our campus is home to more professional programs in health care than any other single campus in New York City.  That means you have the opportunity for collaboration, Interprofessional Education and mentorship by some of the top health care educators and providers in the world. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus and speaking with you about your future.

Barry S. Eckert, Ph.D.. FASAHP
Interim Dean, Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing
Dean, School of Health Professions