NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences

A Cutting-Edge Education in the Health Sciences

Principally located on Iona University’s campus in Bronxville, N.Y., the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences offers a new vision for collaborative health care education with interprofessional experiences, modern workforce development, and community care. Home to the Kelly Center for Health Sciences, this partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian solidifies Iona’s commitment to developing the next generation of healthcare professionals.

NewYork-Presbyterian has supported the creation of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences with a gift of $20 million. It is ranked one of the best hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings. NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care in collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Pre-Health Advising at Iona

Interested in pursuing a Pre-Med, Pre-Dental or other Pre-Health profession track? Visit Iona's Pre-Health Advising page to learn more!

NewYork-Presbyterian and Iona University

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Iona’s new Bronxville campus doubles the University’s footprint. Opened as of the Spring 2023 semester, this new campus primarily hosts the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences programs.

Students walk and smile outside of the Kelly Center.

The Kelly Center for Health Sciences signifies Iona’s commitment to developing the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Health sciences bedside rooms

Our large bedside skills lab provides students the opportunity to learn fundamental nursing skills and medication administration.

Students in the Kelly Center work in a hospital-like environment.

A hospital-like environment prepares students using the most updated technology in real-life situations.

Assessment Labs in the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona University School of Health Sciences.

State-of-the-art assessment labs are used for learning diagnostic procedures.

A nursing student works with an infant mannequin.

Students learn care across the lifespan of the patient beginning at birth.

The common area in the Kelly Center

With breakout seats, study carrels and group study rooms, students can interact and work with each other in a variety of settings.

About the School

  • Our nursing curriculum is developed with feedback from NewYork-Presbyterian, a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research, and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. 
  • Highly respected health professionals from NewYork-Presbyterian work alongside students as adjunct professors and/or guest lecturers in classes, providing opportunities to learn from top professionals in the field.
  • Students have full access to clinical placements and career opportunities with NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the best hospitals in the nation.
  • Direct-entry admission* is available for the Nursing (BS) and Communication Sciences & Disorders (MA) programs.
  • Offering degrees in:
    • Nursing (BS)
    • Social Work (BS)
    • Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology (BA)
    • Occupational Therapy (MS)
    • Communication Sciences & Disorders (MA)
    • Marriage & Family Therapy (MS)
    • Mental Health Counseling  (MA)

*Pending fulfillment of program specific requirements.

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OT students practice doing a foot stretch.

Iona University Dedicates Kelly Center for Health Sciences in Bronxville

Located on Iona’s new campus in Bronxville, N.Y., the Kelly Center for Health Sciences will serve as the flagship building of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences.

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The Kelly Center for Health Sciences

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