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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

  • June 2, 2020

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    Telehealth connects homeless with therapists training at RIT

    Residents of a homeless shelter in Rochester are continuing to receive therapy during the coronavirus pandemic from a team of therapists in a clinical internship program at RIT. The doctoral training program began as an exercise in using telepsychology to deliver care to a marginalized and underserved population. When New York shut down in March to stem the spreading virus, the therapists were already prepared to apply the telehealth protocols in the crisis.

  • May 26, 2020

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    RIT medical illustration graduate wins Fulbright teaching assistantship

    Victoria Maung ’20 MFA (medical illustration) is capping her college career with a Fulbright grant that will give her an international experience and a connection to her Southeast Asian roots. With the help of RIT Global, Maung, won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach high school in Malaysia.

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