College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences educates students to be leaders in integrative, 以证据为基础的, patient-centered healthcare. To address the need for highly qualified healthcare professionals, the health sciences school offers a diverse set of under研究生, 研究生, and post研究生 healthcare programs. We challenge students to become healthcare experts that advance the delivery of healthcare locally and globally.


The College of Health Sciences educates future healthcare professionals with the knowledge and practice skills required in constantly evolving and demanding healthcare fields. The 学校 are dedicated to 以证据为基础的 practice, patient-centered care, supported through research, 协作, and integrative experiences. The College offers career-oriented programs promoting health and wellness for individuals, 家庭, and communities in a global learning perspective.


Michael Ciolfi, dean of the under研究生 College of Health Sciences

On behalf of the students, 教师, 和管理, I am pleased to welcome you to University of Bridgeport’s College of Health Sciences. The College of Health Sciences is composed of an integrated body of healthcare programs committed to educating leaders in healthcare.

The College has highly acclaimed programs, 学校, and institutes: the Acupuncture Institute, the School of 脊椎按摩疗法, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene, the 护理学院, the Physician Assistant Institute, the 营养研究所, and the School of Health Professions. The Acupuncture Institute offers three master’s degrees and a doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine (D-TCM). The Fones School offers two under研究生 degrees in Dental Hygiene (AS and BS) and a master’s in Dental Hygiene. The 护理学院 has three under研究生 tracks: BSN, Accelerated BSN (ABSN), RN转BSN(在线), and an online master’s of Nursing (MSN). There are four separate programs within the School of Health Professions: Medical Laboratory Science, under研究生 Health Sciences, master’s in Public Health (MPH), and Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc.). 营养学硕士, master’s in Public Health (MPH), and Doctor of Health Sciences are online programs. 本科 Health Sciences has four majors, 其中两个, 营养, 社区健康, have 4 + 1 options where you can 研究生 with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. 另外, the 脊椎按摩疗法 program has a dual degree option where you can concurrently earn a DC with an MS in Nutrition or Acupuncture.

Learning is inter-professional, 以证据为基础的, 和以病人为中心, providing the health sciences student with lifelong learning opportunities. The College of Health Sciences focuses on overall wellness through community health education, exercise science and general fitness, 营养, and health science research. The University has an on-campus clinic that provides Acupuncture, 脊椎按摩疗法, and Dental Hygiene services to the community. The College also offers a post研究生 脊椎按摩疗法 residency program and continuing education credits for practicing health care providers.

Healthcare is a rewarding and exciting field of study and practice. To address the demand for highly qualified healthcare professionals, the College offers an exceptional and diverse set of under研究生, 研究生, and post研究生 healthcare programs that positively contribute to the advancement of healthcare delivery, both locally and globally.

Join us at the College of Health Sciences to create your successful career pathway at University of Bridgeport to become the healthcare professional you always desired to be. I look forward to seeing you on campus!


迈克尔一个. Ciolfi, DC, MBA, DBA
Dean, College of Health Sciences