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Our Mission

We are poised to transform the quality, safety, and affordability of health care. By combining technology and medicine, we seek to educate 21st century healthcare professionals, develop new patient-focused programs and systems, effectively assess community needs, and develop and apply innovative healthcare delivery practice.

Statistics

75%

More than 75% of CHST courses are taught by full-time faculty members.

80%

More than 80% of CHST graduates take advantage of experiential learning opportunities.

95%

More than 95% of graduates passed professional licensure exams on the first attempt.

150+

Affiliations nationwide for clinical internship sites. Among them is Rochester Regional Health, one of the largest health systems in Rochester, N.Y.

Meet the Dean

Daniel Ornt

Health-related employment continues to experience tremendous growth as the population of the United States and the world climbs. This atmosphere provides an outstanding opportunity to pursue careers in health care. The goal of providing improved treatment of disease and better paths to health both safely and at a reasonable cost is an enormous challenge, and it is one that the College of Health Sciences and Technology is ready to meet.

Daniel Ornt
Vice President/Dean
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Latest News

  • March 4, 2020

    rollercoaster made of colorful K'Nex pieces.

    Imagine RIT gives students a stage

    The annual festival, now in its 13th year, is a showcase day for RIT. But Imagine RIT isn’t just a one-day celebration. Every day, RIT students, faculty and staff are working to pair technology, art and design in ways that move the world forward.

  • February 14, 2020

    student practices ultrasound techniques on another student.

    Carestream Health donates $1.2 million in ultrasound equipment to RIT

    Carestream Health Inc. continues to support the education of sonographers at RIT through a new donation of ultrasound equipment valued at more than $1.2 million. This is the second donation Carestream has made during this academic year to RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program, with a combined total exceeding $1.4 million.

  • February 13, 2020

    four people holding Golden Brick awards.

    Four RIT faculty and staff alumni acknowledged with the Golden Brick Award

    Michelle Magee ’05 MS, senior associate director for Employment Engagement in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education; Hamad Ghazle ’88, director of the diagnostic medical sonography program; Kerry Hughes ’03 MS, project and events manager for the Office of the Provost; and David Long ’16 Ph.D., director of RIT MAGIC Center, and were honored with the Golden Brick Award for going above and beyond their duties to volunteer or serve in leadership roles at RIT.

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