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Program Components for an Additonal Major in Health Sciences

bioclass3Hebrew Theological College provides many opportunities for students to fulfill their professional career goals.  Academic and career guidance is a key element to student success in these areas. Some of the programs described below are based entirely at HTC, others are accomplished through HTC’s strategic alliances with other institutions and a few are preparatory degrees required for admission to post-BA degree programs. Students are advised to contact their Department Chair, Dean or other designated faculty member to discuss career goals and academic requirements.

Accounting

Hebrew Theological College supports an extensive Accounting Department with coursework available in the areas of financial and managerial accounting, tax law and auditing. Students majoring in Accounting may choose the Certified Public Accounting track which provides coursework to meet the Illinois Board of Examiners’ requirements for the CPA exam.  Click here for more information

Education
Hebrew Theological College’s Department of Education is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education to provide teacher training programs in Elementary and Special Education. In addition, students may opt to pursue Judaic Teacher Certification. At present, additional majors in Education are only offered to students on the Blitstein Institute Campus.  Click here for more information

Law
Many Hebrew Theological College graduates have pursued advanced degrees in Law and embarked on successful careers in the legal profession. HTC supports students interested in this career path through academic guidance and career counseling. 

Medical and Dental
HTC offers all of the pre-requisite courses and opportunities necessary for students to successfully demonstrate their competencies in the areas of science, mathematics and language arts necessary to the successful application process for Medical and Dental schools. These courses are offered as enrollment allows and are only offered to students on the Beis Midrash campus at this time.  Click here for more information 

Nursing
HTC supports several paths for students interested in a career in Nursing.  In addition, Hebrew Theological College and North Park University (NPU) have established a Cooperative Program for Nursing. This program permits students to complete their prerequisite liberal arts and sciences requirements during two years at HTC’s Blitstein Institute for Women and then matriculate into North Park University’s School of Nursing to complete a Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BSN) program. At present, this program is only offered to students on the Blitstein Institute Campus.  Click here for more informaition

Occupational Therapy
In conjunction with Rush University, Hebrew Theological College is pleased to offer an accelerated BA/MSc in Occupational Therapy. Students interested in pursuing this career opportunity select an additional major in Psychology and take specific coursework to fulfill prerequisite requirements. Upon completion of at least 90 semester hours of the pre-professional curriculum and having fulfilled other requirements, students may be admitted to a Rush University program of study leading to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy to be awarded by Rush University.   Click here for more information

Pharmacy
Hebrew Theological College and the Chicago College of Pharmacy of Midwestern University (Downer’s Grove, Illinois) have a Dual Acceptance Program enabling students to apply to and be accepted by HTC and CCP simultaneously. This unique six year program is structured so that accepted students enroll in Judaic Studies and General Education courses, including extensive science and mathematics courses, at HTC for the first two years and then complete a four year program at CCP. Click here for more information

Physical Therapy
For information regarding HTC’s Major in Health Sciences/Physical Therapy Concentration please click here.

Pre-Speech and Language Pathology
This growing field provides career possibilities in many settings, including clinics, hospitals and schools. Many HTC students have successfully entered graduate school and are currently working in this field. Students interested in pursuing this career opportunity opt for an additional major in Psychology.

ADDITIONAL MAJOR IN HEALTH SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Most health professions (from Speech and Language Pathology to Pharmacy and Medicine) require the completion of a graduate program, the admission to which is predicated on successful completion of rigorous curricula of specific pre-requisite courses. HTC’s additional major in Health Sciences allows students seeking advanced educational opportunities to better leverage their education at HTC. Students are advised to choose this additional major early in their HTC academic career in order to benefit from specific career and academic guidance that are the hallmarks of this program. Emphasis is placed on communicating information and ideas, both in written and oral presentations. The use of technology for research, communication, and individual learning and adaptation is an integral part of the curriculum. At this time, the Major in Health Sciences is only offered to students in the Blitstein Institute.

Hebrew Theological College Administration

Rabbi Shmuel Leib Schuman
Interim CEO, Registrar & Financial Aid Officer
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Rabbi Avraham Friedman
Rosh HaYeshiva
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Rabbi Sender Kutner
Vice President for Administration
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Rabbi Binyomin Olstein
Menahel Ruchani , Blitstein Institute for Women
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Rabbi Dr. Hertzel Yitzhak
Dean, Men's College Division
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Dr. Esther Shkop
Dean, Blitstein Institute for Women
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Rabbi Zvi Zimmerman
Mashgiach Ruchani
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Mrs. Rita Lipshitz
Assistant Dean of Blitstein Institute for Women
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Mrs. Cheryl Karp
Chief of Staff & Coordinator of Institutional Research
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Rabbi Gavriel Bachrach
Assistant Registrar
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Rabbi Gershon Seif
Director of Development
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Rabbi Yaakov Friedman
Development Coordinator
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Rabbi Joshua Zisook
Director of Admissions
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