Frequently Asked Questions
Question: If you want in for BS on our Dietetics Food and Nutrition program, contact Dr. Kate Burt.
Question: Where can I find an advisor?
Answer: Click on the contact list and find the Major advisor listed below or under the contact tab.
- If you want general advising about the undergraduate programs in Health Promotion and Nutrition Sciences AND you are a transfer student with a major in Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition or Health Education and Promotion, please contact Ms. Dyan Atkins at 718 960 1971 (Shuster Hall, Room 280) or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to schedule an appointment. Ms. Atkins can provide general advising information on the programs in Health Promotion and Nutrition Sciences.
- If you want advising on our Didactic Practicum Program, please contact Professor Vikram Kaleka MS, RDN, Interim DPD Director.
- If you want advising regarding the Dietetic Internship, please contact Professor Marina Stopler.
- If you want advising regarding our B.S. in Health Education and Promotion, please contact Dr. Danna Ethan.
- If you want advising on our Masters of Arts in Health Education and Promotion, please contact Dr. Craig Demmer.
- If you want advising on our Masters in Health Education Pre-K-12 and our Adv. Certificate in Health Pre K-12 Teachers, please contact Dr. Lisa Fusco.
- If you want advising on our Masters of Sciences in Nutrition, please contact Dr. Lalitha Samuel.
Question: What can I do with a B.S. in Health Education and Promotion?
Answer: This degree is great to provide entry-level positions as Community Health Educators, Health and Wellness specialist. Graduates from our B.S. Health Education & Promotion who are become Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) are in high demand in hospitals as Education Program managers, Case Managers, and Community Outreach Coordinators.
Question: What If I want to get a Master’s degree in Health Education and Promotion?
Answer: A great question and YES. Our B.S. in Health Education can provide a seamless transition to our fully online Masters of Art in Health Education and Promotion degree. In fact, the two programs have a BS to MA pathway, that allows you to take at least 12 credits of master’s level courses while you are still an undergraduate student. The 12 credits are counted for both your undergraduate and master’s degree, which saves you money and time.