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2007-2008 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
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2007-2008 Graduate Studies Bulletin

Hofstra University


Telephone: 1-800-HOFSTRA (1-800-463-7872)
E-mail: gradstudent@hofstra.edu

Web site: www.hofstra.edu/graduate

VOLUME 5, NUMBER 1, April 2007

Published five times a year, in January, twice in March, April, and November
by Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549-1000.
Periodicals (USPS 247-040) postage paid at Hempstead, New York.
Postmaster: Send address changes to:
Dean of Graduate Admissions
126 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York 11549-1126

Graduate Study at Hofstra University

Founded in 1935 as Long Island’s first coeducational college, Hofstra has evolved into a major independent university. Hofstra today offers distinguished graduate programs in education, business, law, and the arts and sciences.

Graduate Study at Hofstra University is characterized by both its broad intellectual reach and its scholarly and scientific depth. Hofstra graduate students are educated by and work closely with a distinguished, nationally recognized faculty who are highly respected in their chosen fields. Both our faculty and students seek a learning environment and experiences that connect scholarship in the academy and work in the profession. A Hofstra graduate education will provide you with the foundation you need to reach your highest personal and professional aspirations.

In all its graduate programs, Hofstra University:

  • welcomes students to a select and congenial community of scholars, faculty and professionals who value both teaching and scholarship
  • promotes and facilitates the pursuit of lifelong education in traditional and nontraditional arenas
  • encourages scholarship, research and professional training in and across disciplines, fostering sound, and creative thinking

Graduate school should be intellectually exhilarating and challenging. At Hofstra you will find a field that fascinates you and a profession that you will want to pursue with lifelong passion and commitment. Look through these pages carefully, explore the variety of programs we offer, and come visit us. We invite you to spend time on our campus, meet with directors of our graduate programs, talk to some of our students, visit a class and feel the excitement of Hofstra University for yourself. We are an extraordinary community.

BULLETINS OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY may be obtained from the Office of Admissions, Bernon Hall, 126 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549.

Information which appears in this Bulletin is subject to change at the discretion of the administration. Notice of all such changes will be on record in the Office of Academic Records.

Equal Opportunity

Hofstra University continues its commitment to extending equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, or marital or veteran status, in the conduct and operation of its educational programs and activities, including admission and employment. This statement of non-discrimination is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other federal, state and local laws. The Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Officer in the Plant Department, (516) 463-6641, is designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with Section 504. The Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer is the University’s official responsible for coordinating its adherence to Title IX and other equal opportunity regulations and laws. Questions or concerns regarding Title IX or other aspects of this policy (other than Section 504) should be directed to the Equal Rights and Opportunity Officer (516) 463-6775, c/o Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 101 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549.

Campus Security

In compliance with the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, detailed information on campus security is available by accessing the Hofstra Web site at http://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/pubsaf_csr.pdf, or the U.S. Department of Education’s Web site for campus crime statistics at http://ope.ed.gov/security or by contacting the Advisory Committee on Campus Safety. The Advisory Committee will provide upon request all campus crime statistics as reported to the U.S. Department of Education. For additional information, please contact the Office of Public Safety (516) 463-6606.


This publication has been designed by the Hofstra University Bulletin Office. Cover layout and design by Denise Sarian. Photo credit:
Jason Jones. The composition has been set in types of Times New Roman and Neutraface Text font families; printed by Alvin J. Bart and Sons, Brooklyn, New York.

Bulletin Editors, Mary R. Manning, B.S., Assistant Editor and
Kimberly A. Orlic, B.A., M.B.A., University Bulletin Editor.