Health Sciences


Chair of the Department
Marci Swede, Ph.D.
Phone: 516-299-2743

Health Sciences

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. 

CAHIIM logoThe 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).

Undergraduate Programs Pre-Professional Programs
B.S. in Health Information Management Pre-Pharmacy
B.S. in Health Sciences Pre-Repiratory Care
B.S. in Medical Imaging
Certificate Programs  
Health Information Certificate  

Medical Imaging/Radiologic Technology

LIU Post has been a provider of education in diagnostic imaging since 1973 and is one of only a few programs in the country to offer the entry-level baccalaureate degree in Radiologic Technology.

Growing Field

As hospitals and medical facilities become increasingly reliant on technology to maintain accurate records, analyze data, and provide cutting-edge care, professional Health Information Managers are in high demand for roles with attractive entry-level salaries and excellent opportunity for professional growth.


School of Health Professions and Nursing
Dr. Lori Knapp, Dean
Roth Hall, Room 300