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School of Health Professions


Hunter’s Institute of Health Sciences, dedicated to the educational preparation of a range of health care professions, opened its doors on East 106th Street in 1968. Six years later, the Institute became the School of Health Sciences and moved downtown to the Brookdale Campus. In 2014, the name was changed to the School of Health Professions. Today the School's mission is the education of the next generation of health care professionals in the areas of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Physical Therapy. These professionals will work in health care centers, schools, organizations and private practice to improve the lives of those they assist through direct service delivery, research and education.


Brookdale Health Science Center
425 East 25th Street
New York NY 10010


Administrative Offices:

6th Floor West
(212) 481-4313

The Centers

Center for Communication Disorders 

The Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders (Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic) is located at the Brookdale Health Sciences campus, 425 East 25 St., Room 133 North. The Center is an integral part of the Communication Sciences Program. The Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for a wide variety of language, speech, voice, fluency, swallowing, hearing, communication modality, and social communication disorders. Audiological services include complete audiological evaluations, auditory processing disorder testing, and auditory brainstem response assessment with state of the art instrumentation. Services are available to the Hunter College community as well as the general public. Appointments can be made by calling (212) 481-4464. 

Academic Services for Faculty, Students and Staff

Hunter Health Professions Library (HPL)

The Hunter Health Professions Library (HPL) is located on the Brookdale Campus and is open 74 hours a week.  HPL supports the curricular and research needs of the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and the Hunter School of Health Sciences. It also serves several research institutes at Brookdale, namely the Brookdale Center on Aging, the Center for Community and Urban Health, and the Center for Environmental & Occupational Health. The library has 26,500 volumes and 224 professional journals housed in its 10,000 sq./ft. In addition, full-text articles from over 50,000 journals are accessible via the library’s electronic resources. The library provides seating for 212 (156 in the library and 56 computers).

The Health Professions Education Center (HPEC)