Health Related Sciences Academy




As a Queensborough student you will focus your education in one of our five nationally recognized Queensborough Academies.

Studying in the Health Related Sciences Academy you will learn from professors who are passionate about their subjects – and your future. The Health Related Sciences degree programs provide strategies, knowledge and skills for a rewarding career as a health service professional of the 21st century. Health related services will continue to be in great demand and new medical technologies will only increase demand for skilled health care workers.

Faculty-led opportunities include service-learning and undergraduate research experiences as well as the potential for internships and participation in academic conferences resulting in a more focused, impactful education.

From the moment you step onto our campus, you are paired with a personal Queensborough Academy Adviser dedicated to helping you reach your academic and career goals. Your Academy Adviser will guide you through course selection, help you understand degree requirements, assist with career planning and support you through your entire time at Queensborough.

Within your Queensborough Health Related Sciences Academy, you will have the opportunity to connect in-class learning with real-world experiences while receiving the highest quality health sciences education.

Associate in Science (A.S.)

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Health Sciences

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Movement Science

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Public Health

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

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Massage Therapy

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Medical Assistant

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Nursing Dual/Joint with Hunter College

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Nursing Dual/Joint with School of Professional Studies

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Nursing Dual/Joint with York College

Certificate Programs

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Medical Office Assistant

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Emergency Medical Technician

Potential Careers / Transfer Paths

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.



Contact Us


Library Building, Room 430

Telephone: 718-631-6329

Academic Advisement:

Academy Lead Adviser, Ms. Gail Camille Patterson

College Office Assistant, Ms. Diane Sheffer



Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Cheryl Spencer

Professor, Nursing

Office Location: M-328

Dr. Mangala Tawde

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences and Geology

Office Location: M-215

The office is providing services to students via e-mail, telephone, and online zoom appointments, with limited in-person services available. We recommend that you continue to work with us remotely - it's convenient and easy!

All visitors to campus are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test no more than seven days prior to coming to campus. Masks are required for in-person services.

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