Youth Studies Consortium
Youth Studies is an emerging multidisciplinary field that integrates theory, research, public policy, and practice.
The Office has developed a number of policy papers that discuss issues affecting the health and human services fields and offer recommendations.
The Office of Academic Affairs provides support and technical assistance to CUNY schools to prepare a large, culturally diverse pool of qualified health and human services personnel in areas such as nursing, physical therapy, medical laboratory technology, dental hygiene, health information management, speech therapy, disability studies and social work. Read More
CUNY offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs in health and human services fields, including nursing and allied health. The Office’s Quick Grid provides a snapshot of popular programs at specific campuses. Additional academic programs can be found using TIPPS. Courses are also offered through Continuing and Continuing and Professional Education.
For students in clinical internship placements requiring professional liability insurance, CUNY has procured an insurance policy that provides student professional liability insurance as well as general liability insurance.
Through a competitive RFP process administered by the Office of Academic Affairs, CUNY faculty and staff applied for 2016-2017 funding in several priority areas including:
- Developing and aligning health professions programs with federal healthcare reform and professional trends;
- Enhancing capacity in the area of behavioral health;
- Expanding clinical affiliations with community-based providers;
- Designing projects that promote inter-professional education and collaborative practice;
- Increasing opportunities for field-based learning, including transition-to-practice programs.
Applications were due to OAA in November, and 21 awards were made across 11 colleges. Thanks to all who applied, and congratulations to those awarded.
The Office of Academic Affairs collects, analyzes and disseminates university-wide and college specific data on enrollment, retention, graduation, licensing, demographics, employment and earnings of students in nursing and allied health degree programs.
The 2015 Nursing Degree Programs Annual Data Report includes graduation, enrollment and other data related to CUNY’s AAS, BS, MS, and doctoral degree programs in nursing.
The 2014 Post-Graduate Outcomes Report analyzes wage, labor market and other outcome data of recent nursing graduates.
The 2013 Nurse Graduate Survey Summary Report identifies graduates perceptions of their CUNY education and transitions from CUNY to the workplace.
A 2013 case study project describes NYC’s emerging healthcare workforce within Health Homes.
An assessment of CUNY nursing faculty presents data on their professional development needs.
The Community Health Center Workforce Project is an ongoing research initiative, investigating the workforce needs and trends within the evolving healthcare landscape in New York State.. The summary report presents findings from survey, interviews and focus groups.
The 2012 Summary Report on Medical Assisting at CUNY provides an analysis of the profession and an overview of results of a survey of graduates.
A survey of CUNY Nursing graduates was completed in Fall 2008, and examined graduates’ educational experiences, their experiences as new registered nurses (RNs), and their experiences in the labor market.