2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Department

Margaret DiVita, acting chair
Moffett Center, Room 101
Fax: 607-753-4226 

School of Professional Studies

Children learning about dental hygene


Barbara Barton, Sarah C. Beshers, Alex Blavos, Kathryn Coffey, Jena N. Curtis, Margaret DiVita, Bonni C. Hodges, Matthew Moyer, Jill Murphy, Christine Paske, Vierne Placide, Lori Reichel, Corey Ryon, Alan Sofalvi

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration  section.


Bachelor of Science in Community Health
Bachelor of Science in Education in Health Education
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
Bachelor of Science in Human Service Studies


Allied Health
College Health Promotion and Prevention Services
Environmental Health
International Health
Wellness/Health Promotion


The health programs at Cortland provide majors with professional preparation experiences designed to help students develop skills and background required for positions in a variety of health professions and for admission into advanced degree programs.

Health Department graduates work in a wide range of health and educational settings, including county health departments, hospitals and other health care facilities, community health organizations, corporate and private wellness facilities, environmental agencies, schools and universities.

The department combines academic course work with out-of-class experiences that provide direct contact with health and education professionals. Such experiences include a well-developed internship program, service learning and independent study opportunities.

Special Features

  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Internships and independent study
  • Health Science honorary: chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma
  • Study abroad in Ireland, United Kingdom, Central America, Australia, Cuba and Africa
  • Variety of concentrations


  1. Degree requirements  listed in this catalog apply to the majors offered by this department. 
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: 60 credit hours




      HealthHuman Service StudiesRelated Education Courses