Knowledge is Power: Creating a Healthier Future

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of educating professionals to become inspirational leaders in the transformation of health care, public health, science, social justice, education and data analytics. Through the development of creative learning systems, Sage promotes interdependent, strength based education and countless opportunities for community engagement. As a small private institution, we promote academic excellence and are nimble in responding to today’s rapidly changing higher education, health care and business environments.



“I am honored to lead the students and faculty in the School of Health Sciences. We hope you will join us in working toward the creation of a healthier future for all.”

Dean Kathleen Kelly

PhD, MPH, MS, FNP

Our Faculty

Coming from diverse backgrounds, our caring and supportive faculty develop innovative teaching pedagogies and conduct impressive research within their respective fields. Faculty engage with students in addressing the social determinants of health, the needs of vulnerable populations,  social justice and presenting collaborative models of research at leading conferences. 

Spotlights Pattern

Forensic Mental Health

Forensic Mental Health (MS)


Health Sciences

Undergraduate

Health Sciences (BS)


Nursing

Undergraduate

Nursing (BS)

Nursing RNs (BS/MS) (Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree options for RNs)

Graduate

Nursing (MS)

Doctoral

Nursing Education and Leadership (DNS)

Nutrition

Undergraduate

Nutrition Science (BS)

Graduate

Applied Nutrition (MS, online)

Nutrition and Dietetics (MS)

Certification

Dietetic Internship (Advanced Certificate)


Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (MS)
(including accelerated option)

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
(including accelerated option)

Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
(including accelerated option)

Pre-Medical Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies (Certificate)


Psychology

Community Psychology (MA)

Counseling & Community Psychology (MA)

Goals

Our core strengths at the School of Health Sciences include faculty-student engagement coupled with excellence in cross-disciplinary teaching, research, and applied learning. Through the application of theory and scientific knowledge, you’ll learn to effectively translate research into practice and engage in the development of innovative, community-based solutions that address disparities and the needs of vulnerable populations.


Research

At Russell Sage College, our focus is on applied research. As either an undergraduate or a graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to engage in your own independent research or faculty led research projects. Students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels present their research either on campus or virtually each Spring at the respective Research Symposium.