About Hofstra

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
To the students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the law is not just something to be studied — it is something to be lived. It informs our careers, our lives and our interactions with fellow citizens. It is the means by which we make an impact in the world.

Courts, law firms and employers recognize the significance of a credential from Hofstra Law, because they know our graduates are renowned for their legal knowledge, preparedness and poise.

Hofstra Law is home to an alumni base of more than 10,600 members, 51 administrators and a distinguished full-time faculty of 46 full-time professors, 6 visiting professors and nearly 60 adjunct professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field.

Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy
Many of the faculty members who participate in the online health law and policy programs are actively involved in projects and developing programs at the Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy. The institute’s projects include outreach efforts, advocacy, policy examination and programs that are helping to reshape the world of health care today.

Hofstra University
Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas, for the betterment of humankind. Hofstra University is committed to academic freedom and to the transmission, advancement and preservation of knowledge for its own academic community and the community at large. Hofstra University offers undergraduate and graduate programs taught by a research-active and professionally engaged faculty. Academic excellence guides everything the University undertakes.