Professionals in health and human services are usually driven by a unique gift — a desire to serve humanity in a way that takes strength, tenderness, insight, and empathy.
During Project Homeless Connect Rochester, Nazareth social work students and faculty match struggling people with the help they need to get back on their feet.
Music therapy student shares his experience in the clinics, classes and hands-on experiences >>
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Most new alumni are employed or in graduate school 12 months after graduating. Of the Class of 2013, 19% continued their education at Nazareth, pursuing fields that require advanced degrees such as physical therapy (D.P.T.), social work (M.S.W.), and education (M.S. Ed.).
Barnholt and three other Naz students spent a week at the Grand Canyon as part of a leadership conference for alternative break leaders.
Nazareth communication sciences and disorders students design and execute community programs, such as the partnership between the School of Health and Human Services and Mary's Place.
Nazareth nursing and social work students travel to Belize and Kerala to take part in international service learning.
Study abroad allows you to travel the globe and learn along the way. Explore the numerous overseas programs Nazareth offers:
Jesse Cruz '16, community youth development major, says that Marie Watkins, Ph.D., his professor and director of program, has been a role model and mentor who's helped him build his character. "It's not about the grade," he says. "It's about the kind of person you're becoming. That's going to carry you way further in life." He believes the world needs more teachers like her, and he hopes to become a teacher himself. Cruz' story >>
Hands-on learning right on campus: Supervised by clinicians, students in physical therapy, occupational therapy, art and music therapy, communication sciences and disorders/speech-language pathology, and social work provide ongoing care to patients/clients from the community.
Newly renovated building: Enjoy the best learning environment and clinic spaces among northeast colleges of similar size.
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