Hofstra University was founded in 1935. It’s situated in Village of Hempstead, New York. It’s a private institute. The university is nonsectarian one. It supposes to be a coeducational university. The university encompasses following schools and colleges:-
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts & Sciences – This college offers programs in Applied Linguistics, Urban Ecology, Applied Mathematics, School-Community Psychology, Applied Organizational Psychology, Postdoctoral Respecialization in Clinical and/or School Psychology, Bilingualism, Medical Physics etc.
Honors College – This college offers a number of honors programs. As we all know, honors work requires more efforts from both the students and the educators. All the programs of the college are designed keeping this fact in mind.
Frank G. Zarb School of Business – Some undergraduate programs of the college are Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Legal Studies in Business, Marketing, Finance, International Business, Management etc. Graduate programs include Accounting, Health Services Management, International Business, Marketing, Quality Management, Sports and Entertainment Management etc.
School of Communication – This college confers degrees in programs related to Documentary Studies and Production, Speech Communication and Rhetorical Studies and Journalism.
School of Education – This college prepares educators in Creative Arts Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, Inclusive Elementary Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education , Adventure Education, Sports Science, Early Childhood Education, Music Education, Business Education etc.
School of Engineering & Applied Science – In engineering this college conducts programs in Engineering Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. In computer science there are programs in Computer Engineering, Leadership and Innovation etc.
School of Health Sciences & Human Services – Some of the undergraduate programs of this college are B.S. in Community Health, B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Creative Arts Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling. In graduate degrees there are Au.D. Professional Doctorate in Audiology, M.A. in Creative Arts Therapy, M.A. in Mental Health Counseling, M.S.Ed in Rehabilitation Counseling, P.D. in Counseling, Community Health, Marriage & Family Therapy, Rehabilitation etc.
Maurice A. Deane School of Law – This school offers various law related programs like J.D. Program, LL.M. Program, Joint J.D./M.B.A. It also conducts a number of concentrations and study abroad programs.
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University – a number of medical related programs are conducted by the college and M.D., Ph.D. degrees are being conferred.
School for University Studies – This school provides opportunity to join undergraduate students of Hofstra through these one year programs to those students who are unable to meet admission conditions of the university.
Hofstra University offers very good services to students. They conduct advisement services throughout the academic life of the students in the college without any additional charges. Healthcare and career counseling services are also always there to help students looking for any kind of assistance.