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About the School
New York College of Health Professions, a non-profit private institution, has been a leader in Holistic Health Education and Care for over 30 years.
The College offers institutionally accredited Associate, Bachelors, and Masters degree programs in some of the fastest growing areas in health care -- Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Herbal Medicine. Certificate programs in Holistic Nursing for RN's, T'ai Chi and Yoga Instructor Certification and the Science of Self Improvement, as well as continuing education workshops for the community and health care practitioners are also offered.
New York College has 3 locations in Manhattan; on the upper west side near Columbia and Barnard, in the SoHo/Chinatown/Lower East Side area on Houston and Bowery and in midtown on East 30th Street, in addition to the main campus in Syosset, Long Island. Students can take classes in multiple locations.
The College provides flexible scheduling with day, evening and weekend classes, and both full-time and part-time enrollment. Students can attend full-time in as little as 2 days per week. Financial Aid and scholarships are available to those qualified.
Graduates from New York College go on to work in spas, resorts, wellness centers, with doctors, hospitals and sports teams – and like so many alumni – start their own practice.
Facts about the College:
- New York College of Health Professions is the only non-profit private institutionally accredited college of its kind in the New York metropolitan area. It is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education, a nationally recognized accrediting agency located at 89 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12234.
- The Professional Master of Science in Acupuncture and Master of Science in Oriental Medicine Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education for the approval of programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners located at 14502 Greenview Drive, Suite 300B, Laurel, MD 20708
- The College was the first school in New York State approved to offer a college degree in Massage Therapy
- The College was the first school in the U.S. to offer a Bachelor's degree in therapeutic bodywork (Massage Therapy)
- New York College offered the first Acupuncture program that was approved by the NY State Education Department
- The College was the first school to offer a clinical Holistic Nursing program, and has providership status for continuing nursing education from the Alabama State Nurses Association
- The College's tuition is about half the cost of other private institutionally accredited colleges, and Financial Aid and scholarships are available, if qualified
- The College owns a health facility in China which New York College students can visit on 2-week cultural immersion trips
- The College received grants from New York State to retrain RN's at Bellevue Hospital in Holistic Nursing and RN's at North Shore/LIJ Medical Center in Job Enhancement Skills and grants from the 1199 SEIU healthcare workers union to train RN's from Flushing Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center
- The College has a Career Services Office for graduates and alumni including an online job registry
- The Academic Health Care Teaching Clinics, where students perform their clinical internship, are some of the finest and largest outpatient holistic health clinics in the northeast
- The College also operates the Professional Integrative Health Center on the Syosset campus where experienced licensed professionals treat patients
- The College has a large Chinese Herbal Dispensary on site in Syosset that is open to the public
- New York College has 3 convenient locations in Manhattan as well as its Main Campus in Syosset, Long Island. Students may take classes in multiple locations:
Attending New York College of health professions has confirmed that making a career change and choosing this college was the right decision. Class sizes here are small and much more conducive to learning. Class times are flexible which allow me to work and be a mom. The faculty is so supportive and is always there to help you succeed. It's like having a family away from home.
- Jeanine Pena
Massage Therapy and Oriental Medicine student
I plan to continue my curriculum in Massage Therapy, Graduate from this program and then move on to Acupuncture. After I become licensed in Acupuncture I may even go into Oriental Medicine. I find this field both rewarding and challenging.
- Sal Marsala
Massage Therapy student