Health Studies AS
healthcare issues to help prepare them for transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in healthcare or a wide selection of health related careers. The multidisciplinary design of the program permits students to take courses in a variety of health-related disciplines such as nutrition, health education, first aid/safety, and anatomy and physiology.
Message from the Curriculum Chair
Welcome to Westchester Community College and the School of Health Careers, Technology and Applied Learning. Thank you for your interest in the Health Studies A. S. Program.
This program will help you explore a variety of health-related topics such as nutrition, health education, health administration, first aid/safety, and anatomy and physiology. You will learn about the roles and responsibilities of professionals who work in health care. The program will provide you with a foundation for transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in healthcare and preparation for a health-related career.
The flexibility in the course will enable you to develop a particular area of interest across an array of health specialties. In addition, you will gain valuable academic knowledge and practical experience in a health-related environment.
Below are some resources to help you get started in your program of study:
Counseling resources area available.
Please visit/call the Student Center (room 219)
phone 914-606-6381 or 6572) to make an appointment with the counselor, Sabrina Hochberg.
Ms. Hochberg may also be reached by e-mail at Sabrina.Hochberg@sunywcc.edu.
Program requirements are outlined here.
Student Orientation will be scheduled in the August/September timeframe, and the date and time will be posted on the college website.
I am available to help mentor you through the prerequisite process. Again, welcome to the exciting and rewarding field of health studies!
Professor Norma Katz
Information about the chair
Contact InformationPhone: 914-606-8804
Office location: HSC - Room 31
Title(s): M.S. PMHNP, BC, R.N, Assistant Professor
- New York University Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Advanced Practice Certificate, R.N. M.S.
- Board Certified American Academy Certification in Nursing ANCC.
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Medical Terminology
- Presenter at Faculty Development Conference sponsored by Elsevier: “Using Social Media to enhance Student Learning in their Nursing Program”. 2014.
- “Men in Nursing”, co-authored with Dr. Janet Mackin, 2007.
- Co-chair E-Resources Committee
- Member of Student Personnel Policies Committee
- Clinical Coordinator for Nursing 131 (ADN2)
Program Learning Outcomes
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
We’re accessible: Public transit-friendly main campus and extension locations. Online classes for wherever you are. Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Center for the Digital Arts) and White Plains (Center for the Arts).
After successfully completing your studies at Westchester Community College you can transfer almost anywhere, in-state or out-of-state. NYS residents are also guaranteed admission to a SUNY four-year campus.