Hofstra University Continuing Education Course Catalog: Spring and Summer 2021


American Sign Language Certificate Program
Arts, Sciences, & Humanities
Bookkeeping Certificate Program
Business Communications
Business and Data Analytics Certificate Program
Computer Programming Certificate Program
Forensic Linguistics
Healthcare Information Technology Certificate Program
Insurance - Continuing Education
Insurance - Licensing
Long Island High School for the Arts
Microsoft Office Applications
Networks & Systems
Pre-Collegiate
Project Management Certificate Program
Real Estate - Licensing
Real Estate - Title Closing
Social Media
Sports Journalism


American Sign Language Certificate Program


Hofstra’s American Sign Language Certificate Program is a 200-hour program composed of a sequence of noncredit courses that leads to a clear level of competence in American Sign Language. The certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete all required courses plus eight (8) workshops of the student’s choice. The courses and workshops in this program are continually updated and rotated in the summer, spring and fall. Affiliated instructors are members of both the hearing and deaf communities. Those who complete the certificate program may choose to pursue further studies in an interpreter program.

Courses may be taken on an individual basis without participating in the certificate program.

For more information and advisement on course selection and requirements, contact Kathleen Montalbano at 516-463-4803 or email Kathleen.A.Montalbano@hofstra.edu.

ASL Fingerspelling Register Now!
U2353-52 5 Sessions $265
Monday April 26 - May 24 06:30 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



ASL Fingerspelling gives students the opportunity to become more fluent in their fingerspelling receptive and expressive skills, and provides drills and activities in fingerspelling as it is used within ASL discourse. Course topics include lessons on history, use, receptive and expressive pointer, lexicalized fingerspelling and more!
Prerequisite: U2115: ASL 5 or higher.



Conceptual Accuracy: Interpreting English to ASL Register Now!
U2122-71 4 Sessions $240
Wednesday May 19 - June 9 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

In this workshop, we will explore how to refine our ASL skills by using Conceptual Accuracy. If you find yourself signing in English, this workshop will give you the foundation to think more in concepts rather than literal words. You will be asked " What you see?" And "What does it mean?" to decipher important nuances between English and ASL. The workshop will also give you the opportunity to practice interpreting English to ASL in a fun and supported group environment. This workshop is ideal for: students who have a strong ASL vocabulary, yet wish to dive deeper in their formal ASL skills.
Prerequisite: U2115: ASL 5 or higher.


Arts, Sciences, & Humanities


These non-credit course offerings provide students with general knowledge and the development of intellectual abilities while exploring areas of interest or curiosity.

So You Want to be a Voiceover Actor? Register Now!
U7351-71 5 Sessions $285
Tuesday July 6 - August 3 07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Have people told you, “You have a great voice. You ought to do commercials?” Commercials can be very lucrative, more than 90% of the work out there is in the narrative field, including the $2 billion audiobook industry. Learn what it means to be a voice-over actor by exploring the possibilities with a working professional reading copy, recording and having your voice evaluated. Guest lecturers provide additional viewpoints on the, which grows year after year at a rate of 17%!


Bookkeeping Certificate Program


Bookkeeping is the recording of all financial transactions undertaken by an individual or an organization such as a business, charitable organization, or local sports club. It involves keeping records of what is bought, sold, owed, and owned; what money comes in, what goes out, and what is left. Individual and family bookkeeping involves keeping track of income and expenses in a cash account record, checking account register, or savings account passbook.

Excel for Accounting Register Now!
H2118-51 3 Sessions $180
Monday, Wednesday, Friday April 23 - April 28 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Learn about the tools used to customize reports in Excel including absolute vs. relative cell referencing, linking worksheets, database feature, creating charts, interfacing reports, and financial functions with QuickBooks.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Computerized Accounting Using QuickBooks Register Now!
H2117-52 6 Sessions $335
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday April 26 - May 5 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Through hands-on training, students learn how to create a QuickBooks company and modify the preset chart of accounts to suit individual needs, while acquiring skills in the many features that automate accounting functions, such as checking account reconciliation, tracking credit card transactions, invoicing customers, receiving payments and making bank deposits, writing checks and assigning amounts to specific expense accounts, paying bills, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax. You’ll also learn how to create and customize QuickBooks reports and export them to Excel.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com. Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Bookkeeping I Register Now!
H2115-71 9 Sessions $560
Monday, Wednesday, Friday May 3 - May 21 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Get an introduction to the principles or double-entry bookkeeping and learn basics of preparing financial statements, how to analyze business transactions, working with a general ledger, preparing end-of-period worksheets and financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Excel for Accounting Register Now!
H2118-52 4 Sessions $180
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday May 10 - May 17 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Learn about the tools used to customize reports in Excel including absolute vs. relative cell referencing, linking worksheets, database feature, creating charts, interfacing reports, and financial functions with QuickBooks.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Bookkeeping II Register Now!
H2116-71 9 Sessions $560
Monday, Wednesday, Friday May 24 - June 16 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Continue your study of bookkeeping, with an emphasis is placed on specialized journals and ledgers, as well as payroll accounting, gross pay, employee deductions, employer's taxes, net pay through the payroll register's journal entries, income tax, Social Security tax, FICA and unemployment.
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Bookkeeping I Register Now!
H2115-72 11 Sessions $560
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday May 24 - June 16 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Get an introduction to the principles or double-entry bookkeeping and learn basics of preparing financial statements, how to analyze business transactions, working with a general ledger, preparing end-of-period worksheets and financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Computerized Accounting Using QuickBooks Register Now!
H2117-71 5 Sessions $335
Monday, Wednesday, Friday June 18 - June 28 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Through hands-on training, students learn how to create a QuickBooks company and modify the preset chart of accounts to suit individual needs, while acquiring skills in the many features that automate accounting functions, such as checking account reconciliation, tracking credit card transactions, invoicing customers, receiving payments and making bank deposits, writing checks and assigning amounts to specific expense accounts, paying bills, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax. You’ll also learn how to create and customize QuickBooks reports and export them to Excel.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com. Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Bookkeeping II Register Now!
H2116-72 12 Sessions $560
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday June 21 - July 14 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Continue your study of bookkeeping, with an emphasis is placed on specialized journals and ledgers, as well as payroll accounting, gross pay, employee deductions, employer's taxes, net pay through the payroll register's journal entries, income tax, Social Security tax, FICA and unemployment.
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Excel for Accounting Register Now!
H2118-71 3 Sessions $180
Monday, Wednesday, Friday June 30 - July 5 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Learn about the tools used to customize reports in Excel including absolute vs. relative cell referencing, linking worksheets, database feature, creating charts, interfacing reports, and financial functions with QuickBooks.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Computerized Accounting Using QuickBooks Register Now!
H2117-72 6 Sessions $335
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday July 19 - July 28 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Through hands-on training, students learn how to create a QuickBooks company and modify the preset chart of accounts to suit individual needs, while acquiring skills in the many features that automate accounting functions, such as checking account reconciliation, tracking credit card transactions, invoicing customers, receiving payments and making bank deposits, writing checks and assigning amounts to specific expense accounts, paying bills, setting up inventory, tracking, and paying sales tax. You’ll also learn how to create and customize QuickBooks reports and export them to Excel.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com. Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.



Excel for Accounting Register Now!
H2118-72 4 Sessions $180
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday August 2 - August 9 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Spring 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program - refer to class section 51. Class format: In-personEvening Program - refer to class section 52. Class format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Summer 2021 Programming Options:
Day Program and Evening Program - refer to class sections 71 & 72. Class Format: Virtually via Zoom Video Conferencing
Overview: Learn about the tools used to customize reports in Excel including absolute vs. relative cell referencing, linking worksheets, database feature, creating charts, interfacing reports, and financial functions with QuickBooks.

Required Textbooks and Workbook:

Textbook: Glencoe Accounting, Student Edition; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780021400881.
Workbook: Accounting: Chapter Study Guides and Working Papers, Chapters 1-29; Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Edition: 2016; ISBN: 9780076718566.

The textbook and workbook are available at the Hofstra University Bookstore which is located at 200 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549 (building reference #31 on the University Campus Map); Phone # (516) 463-6654. For additional information visit: https://hofstra.bncollege.com.


Business Communications


Although technology continues to advance at a lightning-fast pace, business communication still remains critical to the success of every business – from small family businesses to multinational corporations. Whether you’re delivering speeches or writing company marketing collateral, one thing is certain. Communication must be clear, concise and compelling.

A Business Communication Program to Launch Your Success.

Yet, many professionals are lacking fundamental business communication skills necessary to succeed. Do you want to become a better communicator and gain the confidence needed to drive greater profits, productivity and performance? As Long Island’s leading academic institution, Hofstra provides residents of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens a business communication program designed to enable professionals to achieve new levels of success.

Public Speaking with Confidence Register Now!
H1221-71 5 Sessions $285
Wednesday July 7 - August 4 07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Become less self-conscious and learn to enjoy speaking in public by understanding the many aspects of public speaking, including coping with nerves, tips for delivery, organizing content, and adding interest. Discuss ways to build your self-confidence, explore different types of speeches and conduct a mini-presentation that will bring out the inner speaker in you.



Confident Communications Register Now!
H1198-71 5 Sessions $285
Thursday July 8 - August 5 07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Talk so that people listen-and listen so that people talk. Communications coach Gerry Laytin guides you through exploring the four basic communication styles, determining where you fall on that spectrum, and learning how to converse with individuals in the other three quadrants. Learn how to run a successful meeting, make a persuasive presentation, dress for success, make the most of a media interview, craft an “elevator pitch,” and form and nurture new business relationships. Other topics include body language, successful networking, negotiating skills, and tips and techniques for coaching others in your organization.


Business and Data Analytics Certificate Program


Business Analytics is the study of how to transform data into insights. In these courses you will learn the basics of analytics including the basics of information description such as qualitative and quantitative data, conducting group comparisons, understanding probability distributions, how to create developing hypothesis tests, creating prediction models used in machine learning such as regression, and how to apply the techniques for business solutions.

In the first part you will use Excel to understand how to describe data, and categorize different variables, as well as understand how data is distributed. In addition, you will learn about probability and its importance in conducting analysis. Finally, the course will show you how to generate appropriate sample sizes for testing.

The second part uses excel to conduct confidence intervals for population parameters, understanding group comparisons such as the t-test. You will also use Excel to develop simple regression models, and multiple regression for predictions. Regression topics will include the inclusion of dummy variables for categorical variables, transformation of dependent variables, and assessing the prediction model.

Statistical Concepts and Machine Learning Introduction - Online Program Register Now!
T1501-51 Online: Self-Paced $400
This module concentrates on more complex techniques such as the use of regression analysis and experimentation to improve performance. Specific topics covered include hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, simple and multiple regression, design of experiments, and analysis of variance.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel (Mac or PC), and basic understanding of mathematical concepts.



Basics of Analytics - Understanding Data and Analysis - Online Program Register Now!
T1500-51 Online: Self-Paced $400
This module provides the basics of understanding data and preliminary analysis of data. The module provides information on basic descriptive statistics using Excel. In addition, students will learn more about probability distributions, variance and standard deviation, kurtosis and skewness, and covariance and correlation. Additional topics include probability, sampling, estimation and application of these measures.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Excel (Mac or PC), and basic understanding of mathematical concepts.


Computer Programming Certificate Program


Coding is the art of telling a computer how to perform complex tasks. Computational thinking is how software engineers solve problems. It combines mathematics, logic and algorithms, and teaches you a new way to think about the world.

Through these courses you will learn the foundations of programming, by working with the most popular languages. You will gain marketable programming skills through Hofstra CE’s Coding and Software Development Programming courses, which will also offer you a glimpse into the career of a software engineer or developer.

Hofstra CE’s Coding and Software Development programming courses are perfect for seasoned mainframe and COBOL professionals wanting to upgrade their skillset, recent grads looking to gain an edge in the job market or someone who simply wants to gain insight on this growing industry.

Programming is an integral piece in all aspects of professional development — from spreadsheets, websites, databases, apps and, of course, video games. Individuals from all industries including CEO’s, lawyers, and doctors are all finding that learning about programming and coding helps them in their daily lives.

Introduction to Coding - Python Register Now!
T3000-71 6 Sessions $615
Tuesday, Thursday June 3 - June 22 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Using the easy-to-learn and very popular programming language known as Python, we will explore the fundamentals that are a part of any programming language. Learning how to program is becoming increasingly more popular among nonprofessional coders, and individuals from any profession can benefit from gaining an understanding of theoretic and computational thinking. This course is designed to teach new skills or add to any knowledge you may already have.


Forensic Linguistics


This intensive course that can either be taken for 3 graduate credits, or as a non-credit course with a certificate of completion.

About the Course: Ling 230 is more broadly introductory to the whole field of forensic linguistics than is the spring intensive course. There is some overlap, but in addition to teaching the investigation of criminal, intelligence, and terrorism cases, Ling 230 covers more foundational linguistic theory, ongoing research on threat assessment, criminal defense strategies, a selection of US civil law cases in addition to criminal cases, and includes European forensic linguistic responses to terrorism, threats, and violence.



Forensic Linguistics: Applications Register Now!
H2000-71 5 Sessions $970
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 2 - August 6 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



This weeklong course uses data from cases worked on by Dr. Robert Leonard, Hofstra professor of comparative literature, languages, and linguistics, and director of Hofstra’s graduate program in forensic linguistics, and various subject-matter experts in the field. Topics include authorship analysis; linguistic profiling; discourse, conversation, and pragmatic analysis in law case evidence; threat assessment, counterterrorism, intelligence, counter-intelligence, and law enforcement; and tools to analyze police interviews and undercover sting operations.

To download the Fall Semester syllabus and view Instructor Bios visit: http://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/academics/ce/ProfessionalDevelopment/forensicstudies/ce_forensic_linguistics_fall.pdf.

To download the Spring Semester syllabus and view Instructor Bios visit: http://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/academics/ce/ProfessionalDevelopment/forensicstudies/ce_forensic_linguistics_spring.pdf

To download the Summer Semester syllabus and view Instructor Bios visit: https://www.hofstra.edu/sites/default/files/2021-04/ce_forensic_linguistics_summer.pdf

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Healthcare Information Technology Certificate Program


Health care information technology is the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. Billions of federal dollars are spent on health care IT, and hundreds of millions of dollars are being invested right here on Long Island. Start planning now for a new career in health care information technology! The Healthcare Information Technology Certificate. The program’s online learning platform provides 24/7 access to the curriculum and interactive learning tools, allowing students to study on a schedule that fits their individual lifestyles. Each course features approximately 24 hours of material. Students are encouraged to spend at least four hours a week on course work to complete the course in a timely fashion.

Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) - Online Program Register Now!
T2010-51 Online: Self-Paced $740
Health information technology is the fastest-growing segment of the health care industry with billions of dollars dedicated to driving down costs through increased quality of care, decreased error rates, and more expedient claims adjudication, payment and fraud detection. Students learn how the technologies and policies affect various stakeholders — patients, providers (hospitals and doctors), payers (insurance companies and FSA holders) and government (CMS, Medicare, HHS, DOJ, etc.) – and explore topics such as provider health systems, payer systems, patient systems, and government policy and oversight.



Introduction to Healthcare Studies - Online Program Register Now!
T2090-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
This course provides students with a basic knowledge of anatomy and the body’s systems, including the functioning of the skeletal and muscular systems, and also covers the circulatory, nervous, respiratory, digestive, and endocrine systems. The focus is on the knowledge needed for an employee who does not work directly with patients.



Enterprise Systems, Architectures, and Future Technologies - Online Program Register Now!
T2086-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
The healthcare industry has three principal constituents: patients, providers and healthcare insurance companies (aka payors). This course examines the enterprise system infrastructure of large medical centers as well as payors, and reviews the various Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) systems used. Technology vendor selection best practices and implementation methodologies are examined, as well as process improvement methodologies like Six Sigma. Federal privacy and security regulations are reviewed, and considerable content covers information security and the various ways data and systems can be attacked and protected (Firewalls, VPNs, VLANs, Identity Management, Access Controls, IDP, IPS, etc.). The future of healthcare information technology is also examined in detail. This course has nine (9) modules starting with an Introductory module.



Healthcare Projects: Processes, Controls, and Quality - Online Program Register Now!
T2040-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Learn about project management for health IT projects, and get an overview of the processes specific to HIT as they relate to meeting regulatory standards and privacy concerns. As part of a team, you will develop and complete a plan for a project and put into action the skills you’ve learned in the previous courses. As you go along, your team will provide updates to “management.” At the end of the course, your team will formally present its project deliverables.



Fundamentals of Health Informatics - Online Program Register Now!
T2060-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Get introduced to health informatics at a level appropriate for non-IT professionals. This practical course emphasizes how to use computers to solve some central problems in coordinating the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use ofinformation in health care. Topics include the nature of healthcare data; their exchange and analysis; challenges surrounding clinical data storage and retrieval; medical imaging systems; telemedicine; and the management of healthcare information.



Healthcare Data Warehousing and Analytics - Online Program Register Now!
T2030-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Examine the importance of data warehousing for both providers and payers, including an overview of data warehousing technologies for OLAP and consider the importance of analytics throughout the health care information technology environment. Learn about the use of data warehouses for clinical analysis used by hospitals, researchers and government agencies; medical management for the purposes of minimizing costs while providing quality care; and underwriting risk for group policies. Additional topics include database design, ETL, and data mining.



Security, Privacy, and Regulation Issues in HIT - Online Program Register Now!
T2020-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Get an overview of the complex nature of government (both state and federal) regulations affecting health information systems such as HIPAA and SOX, and the impact on systems for payers, providers and patients. Review security concerns and the technologies used to ensure data integrity and privacy. By learning how to secure data from both a provider perspective and payer perspective, you will understand the complexity and costs associated with securing the environment and data. Course topics include hardware security, encryption, firewalls, secure transmissions, internal controls, data retention and monitoring systems.
Recommended Textbook: CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead: SYO-501 Study Guide, ISBN-13: 978-1939136053.



Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) - Online Program Register Now!
T2010-71 Online: Self-Paced $740
Health information technology is the fastest-growing segment of the health care industry with billions of dollars dedicated to driving down costs through increased quality of care, decreased error rates, and more expedient claims adjudication, payment and fraud detection. Students learn how the technologies and policies affect various stakeholders — patients, providers (hospitals and doctors), payers (insurance companies and FSA holders) and government (CMS, Medicare, HHS, DOJ, etc.) – and explore topics such as provider health systems, payer systems, patient systems, and government policy and oversight.


Insurance - Continuing Education


The Insurance Law of 1992 requires that agents, brokers and consultants satisfactorily complete 15 credits of continuing education during each biennial licensing period. If you are renewing your license, the continuing education credits described below are a condition of your license renewal. Hofstra University is an approved provider organization (approval number NYPO-100009) in the New York Insurance Department Continuing Education Program. Inquire About Our Off-Campus Customized Training Programs

Hofstra Continuing Education Off Campus Programs will provide experienced instructors at your office locations. We understand how busy insurance agents and brokers are maintaining and prospecting their accounts. We offer a wide variety of off campus instruction including Pre-License instruction for members of your staff who are anxious to obtain their license and learn the most important aspects of Property & Casualty Insurance including a tried and true method for passing the New York state license exam. Our menu of off-campus instruction includes but is not limited to the following curriculum. We can also design subject specific curriculum.

  • Continuing Education (CE) - Choose from a wide variety of subjects (up to 15 credits each) - Available at your office location.
  • New York State Required 90-Hour Insurance Brokers and Agents Qualifying Course.
  • Uniquely designed Property & Casualty Cram Course for agents and brokers who are exempt from the 90-hour course.


Worker's Compensation-Disability Laws & Procedures and Paid Family Leave- (NYCR-267465) Register Now!
H7158-71 1 Sessions $180
Friday June 4 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



The course has been redesigned to now include A new focus on the impact of COVID-19 on compensability, work from home, medical and employer safety obligations. The class will explore the presumption of compensation and employer’s liability on the post pandemic 21st century workplace. An enhanced discussion to include how Paid Family Leave will continue to apply in the everyday workforce. The class will also focus on both the legal and moral obligations for providing a safe and secure work environment.

Number of CEU credits: 8

Approved for the following licenses: Broker, General Consultants, Property Casualty Agents, Public Adjusters.

Students are required to bring a copy of their license certificate to the program class session.



New York Statutory Coverage Agent & Broker Compliance (NYCR-267456) Register Now!
H7159-71 1 Sessions $180
Friday June 18 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Learn what you need to know and how laws, regulations and court cases have changed the landscape of staying compliant with insurance and safety regulations in NY. Provide clients with 21st century up to date information on coverage and regulations deemed mandatory by the Department of Financial Services (DFS) and other regulatory agencies. The class will also include a full discussion of the presumption of compensation and employer’s duty to comply with New York and Federal rules for the post pandemic 21st century workplace.

An overview of both legal and moral obligations for today’s business. Topics are a blending of information and resources needed to navigate insurance compliance and regulation including what is available in the marketplace. Discover clever insights into coverage, underwriting, claims, safety management, risk transfer, fraud awareness and regulations for employers and agents and brokers duties for Cyber Security. The class will provide agents and brokers with the most up-to-date techniques for managing compliance, controlling cost and managing risk.

Number of CEU credits: 8

Approved for the following licenses: Brokers, Life Brokers, Life Consultants, Life Settlement Brokers, Life/Accident and Health Agents, Property/Casualty Agents and Public Adjusters

Students are required to bring a copy of their license certificate to the program class session.



Ethics and Fraud Behavior for Agent and Brokers in the 21st Century (NYCR-267953) Register Now!
H7160-71 1 Sessions $180
Friday June 25 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Number of CEU credits: 8

Approved for the following licenses: Brokers, General Consultants, Life Brokers, Life Consultants, Life Settlement Brokers, Life/Accident and Health Agents, Property/Casualty Agents, Public Adjusters


Insurance - Licensing


This Insurance Brokers and Agents 99 hour Qualifying Course meets the requirements for the New York State Insurance License Examination.

The Property & Casualty Cram course prepares students to sit for the various New York State Property and Casualty licensing exams.

Inquire About Our Off-Campus Customized Training Programs
Hofstra Continuing Education Off Campus Programs will provide experienced instructors at your office locations. We understand how busy insurance agents and brokers are maintaining and prospecting their accounts. We offer a wide variety of off campus instruction including Pre-License instruction for members of your staff who are anxious to obtain their license and learn the most important aspects of Property & Casualty Insurance including a tried and true method for passing the New York state license exam. Our menu of off-campus instruction includes but is not limited to the following curriculum. We can also design subject specific curriculum.

Property & Casualty Cram Course Register Now!
H7115-71 9 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday May 4 - May 25 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course prepares students to sit for the various New York State Property and Casualty licensing exams. The course is designed for those who are exempt from taking the 99-hour classroom requirement; professional experience (with sponsorship by employer) allows for a classroom exemption.

Required Textbooks:
Textbook #1:Property and Casualty Insurance license Exam Manual, Edition: 1st (2017 Edition), ISBN: 9781475456431, Publisher: Kaplan Financial.
Textbook #2: Textbook Title: Property and Casualty Insurance New York State Supplement, Edition: April 1, 2019, ISBN: 9781078805384. Publisher: Kaplan Financial.

Important Class Note:
In order to sit for the Property and Casualty state license exam you will be required to take and pass a 90-hour state approved course. There are exemptions from taking the 90 hour, however to determine if you meet all of the exemptions visit the Department of Financial Services web https://www.dfs.ny.gov/. For quick reference, click here to download a copy of the waiver.Please be advised that exemption regulations change from time to time. Please visit the DFS web site and check with your employer to make certain you qualify for the exception and waiver requirements. Hofstra does offer the Insurance Brokers Qualifying course and for those who are exempt we offer a Cram course as well.


Long Island High School for the Arts


The Hofstra Continuing Education Department and Nassau BOCES LIHSA partnership offers a wide range of programs designed to motivate young minds and propel career inspirations in the arts. Programs available for students entering grades 6-12.

This exciting partnership offers a wide selection of amazing learning opportunities for teens, featuring hands-on classes that provide real life and situational training that can jumpstart a successful career. A fantastic way to gain experience in a desired career or discipline.

For more information regarding programs and registering please call Jessica Dease at 516-463-7676, or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu

Musical Theatre Production: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0109-71 19 Sessions $2800
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Work with a professional team to develop your acting, singing, and dancing skills while working with a professional team to rehearse and perform a published musical theatre production!

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Character Design and Transformation: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0201-71 9 Sessions $1400
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Create an original character in which you design and create the costumes, props, and makeup! In a hands-on setting, participants will learn methods of completing appearance-altering makeups using life casting, latex, silicone, and other special effects makeup materials, make student models appear older, have wounds, or have facial hair. Learn how to design and construct costumes and wardrobe from found objects and materials as well as create props using computer modeling and 3D printing.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Cartoon Animating: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0301-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Did you ever want to learn how to design and create your own cartoons? This one week intensive will focus on traditional animation; storyboarding, stop-motion and digital character animation. Participants will come away with a working knowledge of animation techniques necessary to design animation sequences.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Pre-Professional Dance Intensive: Grades 11-12 Register Now!
A0310-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
This challenging, one-week intensive will prepare students for the world of college and professional auditions. In the styles of ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, tap, and more, students will participate in technique classes culminating in various styled mock auditions. This class will prepare students for the fast-paced format of auditions and how to receive and apply constructive criticism to their performance.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7376 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Audition Bootcamp: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0101-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Want to know what it takes to get on stage or screen? In this one-week intensive, participants will learn how to prepare for a musical theatre production audition, commercial audition, and college musical theatre audition. This course culminates in an audition evaluation with professionals from the world of stage and screen.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Rock Band: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0041-71 4 Sessions $700
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
This is your opportunity to explore the entire process of staging a full rock show. You will work with other musicians and learn how to select material, arrange, rehearse, and perform on stage. Students should bring their own instruments and will also have access to other instruments. This one week intensive will culminate in a final performance

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Jazz, Blues & Funk: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0043-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Jazz, Blues, and Funk play a major role in much of the music heard today. Singers and musicians will learn the history of this style, starting with the blues and gospel and moving towards more rhythms that from the modern era. This one week intensive will culminate in a final performance. Non portable instruments such as piano, keyboards, amps and drums are on site, otherwise students should bring their own instruments.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Commercial Dance Intensive A: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0311-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Join us for a week of training centered around the world of dance for film, video and live music concerts. In this intensive, students will be exposed to a multitude of dance styles essential to succeed in the commercial dance industry. Within this ever-growing industry, discover how these dance styles and techniques continue to evolve in the heartbeat of the commercial world.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7376 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Improvisation: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0103-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Participants will engage in a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Participants learn the rules and guidelines for improv as well as several performance type improv games.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Printmaking: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0303-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Students explore a wide variety of printmaking processes, including intaglio, relief, and monoprinting. Students focus on the comprehension of techniques and materials and their relationship to the printed image and visual concepts.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Graphic Design: Grades 7 to 12 Register Now!
A0309-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of the following areas of design; printing processes, principles of design, color theory, typography, and logo designing. Discover career options available in the graphics and advertising industry. Introduced to Apple computers and Adobe Creative Cloud design programs.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Commercial Dance Intensive B: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0312-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
With the rise of social media in society, TikTok has become a main focus for content creation in the industry. In this one-week intensive, students will study and learn many of the most popular TikTok dances, mixed with fun hip hop tricks and skills. Students will be challenged to learn and create, exploring their imagination and strengthening their technique through dance!

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7376 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Photography: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0305-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of black-and-white photography including camera operation, exposure, processing, composition, studio set-up, basic lighting, and printing. You'll also explore the art of visual communication and ways to use photography as a fine art design element. Students need to provide their own camera.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Film Production and Editing: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0203-71 10 Sessions $1400
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
In this course, students will be guided through the entire editing process, from project creation to export and integration with other applications, gaining exposure to the core skills, workflow, and concepts involved in professional nonlinear editing in Final Cut Pro.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



British Pop: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0045-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
In this ensemble, singers will have the opportunity to sing the hits from the 60's 70's 80's 90's and the new millennium with a group of skilled musicians. Musicians will get a deep dive into the styles that make up popular music. All the while learning sight-reading, improvisation and instrumental techniques.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Broadway Theatre Dance: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0105-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Did you ever want to step into the shoes of a dancer from a Broadway musical? Participants will learn strong technique in jazz fundamentals as well as choreography derived from various Broadway styles.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Preparing a College Portfolio: Grades 11-12 Register Now!
A0306-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
For those students considering higher education in the visual arts, the one-week portfolio course provides an opportunity to construct and refine a visual body of work.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Fundamentals of Visual Arts: Grades 7-10 Register Now!
A0307-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
In the one week visual arts program, you will study fundamental art skills and develop your artistic expression and style utilizing a variety of mediums including clay and paint.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Classical Music Ensemble: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0049-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
String, woodwind, brass and pianists will study and perform standard chamber music literature for string quartet, piano/string trio, and selected ensemble combinations such as woodwind trios and quintets and mixed chamber ensembles of strings, piano and woodwinds. Non portable instruments such as piano, keyboards, amps and drums are on site, otherwise students should bring their own instruments. Faculty includes members of The Pierrot Consort - Dr. Dale Stuckenbruck and Dr. Susan Deaver. Additional faculty, dependent on enrollment, would include other members of The Pierrot Consort.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Acting for the Camera: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0107-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Work alongside our filmmakers to learn the art of the close-up in film acting! Participants will serve as the actors for filmmakers short films and in a hands-on way, learn about building relationships between filmmakers and thespians.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.
For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7676 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.



Choreography Intensive: Grades 7-12 Register Now!
A0313-71 5 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Step into the world of choreography with this one-week intensive designed to elevate a dancer’s body and mind into the world of devising. Students will spend time working on their own choreographic pieces while refining the movement, vocabulary and applications required to develop cohesive dance through storytelling. Students receive individual and small group mentoring and feedback throughout the process as they learn and refine choreographic skills and hone their choreographic voice.

Important Program Notices:
Program is held at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) located at 239 Cold Spring Rd, Syosset, NY 11791; BOCES LIHSA Office Number: (516) 622-5678.Transportation and lunch are not included within this program. Parents must arrange for transportation to and from the location. Additionally, participants must also bring their own lunch and drink.For further information, contact Jessica Dease, Pre-Collegiate Program Director at 516-463-7376 or email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu.


Microsoft Office Applications


Re-entering the workforce? After a long absence, many people find a lack of computer skills a major obstacle to returning to the workforce. Using the most popular and widely-used business applications in the world -- those of the Microsoft Office Suite -- these job-readiness courses are designed for individuals planning to return to work, or those interested in building confidence in these skill areas.

Microsoft Office Bootcamp Register Now!
T1002-71 5 Sessions $500
Wednesday May 5 - June 2 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.

This hands-on certificate course focuses on the fundamentals of Word, Excel and PowerPoint (2016). Using the most popular and widely used business applications in the world – those of the Microsoft Office Suite 2016 – these courses are designed for individuals planning to return to work or those interested in building confidence in these skill areas.



Introduction to Microsoft Excel Register Now!
T1021-71 4 Sessions $275
Wednesday July 7 - July 28 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
Using Excel 2016 this course introduces spreadsheet fundamentals in a business context, including creating a worksheet for budgeting, along with other applications. Students learn the concepts of spreadsheet applications necessary for specific job requirements. This instructional format gives students working knowledge that can be applied to any spreadsheet software application.

Note: Students must bring a USB drive (minimum of 4 GB) into class to save the class room presentation, exercises (many have an answer key), and reference material.
Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Windows and navigating through Windows. Familiarity with mouse control and Windows- based menus, dialog boxes, and scroll bars.


Networks & Systems


Whether you’re already a network professional or just launching your career in IT, Cisco networking training and certification can increase your career possibilities and success. The Cisco Networking Academy Program offered through Hofstra University Continuing Education provides you with the skills you need to pass both Part I and Part II of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. Note: Cisco CCNA Exam is taken through Cisco, not Hofstra.

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part II Register Now!
T7098-51 9 Sessions $985
Wednesday, Friday May 7 - July 9 06:00 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.

Learn about the Cisco proprietary protocols, Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP), VTP, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Access Control Lists (ACLs), the NAT/PAT protocols, and the Single-Area OSPF routing protocol. These TCP/IP protocols will be discussed in detail using a sequential approach paired with in-depth lectures and engaging discussions.
Prerequisites: T7097: Introduction to Cisco CCNA Networking, Part 1



Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part I Register Now!
T7095-71 9 Sessions $985
Monday June 14 - August 9 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Learn how to design and interpret TCP/IP based Network Diagrams and how to configure a Cisco Router and Switch using Cisco IOS Commands, you will learn about, Routing Protocols, Static Routes, IPv4 IP Addressing, Subnetting, VLSM, the ARP protocol and 3 - Functions of a Switch, VLANs, 802.1Q - Trunking and InterVLAN Routing.


Pre-Collegiate


At Hofstra University Pre-collegiate Career Discovery Institute, middle school and high school students get a taste of college life and gain valuable knowledge and skills while meeting others who share their interests and abilities.

Allow your child to make the most of the summer months -- while having fun! -- with a program that sets them apart from their peers when submitting college applications. The Pre-collegiate Career Discovery Institute has something for every child -- from aspiring entrepreneurs to future lawyers, chefs and business leaders.

All courses explore career options

Introduction to Finance and Investment for Teens Register Now!
H1634-71 2 Sessions $275
Tuesday, Wednesday July 6 - July 7 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This program is designed to give pre-collegiate students an overview of the world of finance and investment decisions. What are a firm’s financial goals and how do they make decisions to maximize shareholders’ wealth? It examines financial concepts and analytical techniques as well as financial performance.

This course will also introduce the basic financial principles necessary to understand the role of the stock market in our economy and in our personal lives. What role does the stock market play and how does it function?

Participants assume the role of money managers in order to gain an understanding of financial markets as they manage their own portfolio of stocks in a session-long stock market simulation game. Concepts introduced in the lectures are incorporated into the simulation game as students learn to interpret accounting statements and understand investment theory and strategy.

About the Instructor:
Gina Farrell holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hofstra University as well as a Master of Business Administration in Health Administration from City University of New York Baruch College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She spent most of her professional career in management positions in hospital and private practice settings. She decided to pursue a teaching career and returned to Hofstra to complete her C.A.S. in Business Education. She is currently a Business Education teacher at Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS and a Board Member for Long Island Business Teachers Association. She strives to incorporate the professional experiences she has had in her early career into her classroom to prepare students to be college and career ready.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Summer Novel Writing Retreat: Grades 8-12 Register Now!
U6515-71 5 Sessions $350
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


This hands-on workshop offers the opportunity to work on that novel or fan fiction you’ve always wanted to write. You’ll learn how to improve your structure, characterization, pacing, grammar, dramatic tension and voice. You’ll also gain confidence in your writing and storytelling abilities as you read your pages aloud and exchange well-meaning critiques with fellow writers.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Introduction to Screenwriting for Film and Television: Grades 9-12 Register Now!
U6518-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 12 - July 15 09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Entertainment media outlets are expanding, which means more opportunities for emerging writers to have their voices heard and their stories told. In this 4-day survey course, students will learn the essential tools and formatting of industry standard screenwriting, break down the works of some of the masters, start to explore their own characters and narratives for future development, and gain insight into navigating the world of agents and managers. Students should have a reliable internet connection. Screenwriting software from Final Draft is recommended.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Become a Better Writer in 5 Days!: Grades 7-9 Register Now!
U6132-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This course explores all aspects of the writing process – pre-writing, writing, revising, and editing – while building the skills to write clearly and concisely. Students will write descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and creative pieces that give voice to their ideas as they continue to build on the skills needed to be successful writers in high school and beyond. The curriculum will cover basic writing skills, with emphasis on improving sentences and paragraphs, and will help students find their own creative voice. Students will learn in a supportive environment that is both interactive and fun, using writing games and group activities to help foster learning and retaining.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Become a Better Writer in 5 Days!: Grades 10-12 Register Now!
U6134-71 5 Sessions $350
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

This course explores all aspects of the writing process – pre-writing, writing, revising, editing – while building the skills to write clearly and concisely. Students will write descriptive, analytical, persuasive, and creative pieces that give voice to their ideas as they continue to build on the skills needed to be successful writers in high school and beyond. The curriculum will cover basic writing skills, with emphasis on improving sentences and paragraphs, and will help students find their own creative voice. They’ll also learn more advanced skills like thesis and supporting paragraphs which can be applied to SAT and college essay writing. Students will learn in a supportive environment that is both interactive and fun, using writing games and group activities to help foster learning and retaining.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Building an Empire: The Teen Entrepreneur - Startup Academy Register Now!
H1630-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 19 - July 23 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.


Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?

Have you often thought about what it would be like to start, run, and manage your own business?

This intensive program is designed to give high school students an overview of the business entrepreneurship field. Through our cutting-edge curriculum students will be mentored on how to successfully start a business from the ground floor up. Class participants will create an original name for their business, as well as a logo, slogan, and mission statement. A variety of computer programs will be used to create documents such as business cards, price lists, advertisements, and a web site for their new business. Participants will design a grand opening event and a charity event for their new business.

Local entrepreneurs will also be visiting the class in person and via Skype sessions to speak about their personal experience with creating a business. Banking professionals will share their expertise regarding financing a business.

On the final afternoon of the program, the new “teen entrepreneurs” will present their business idea to a panel of Hofstra Continuing Education Program Instructors, Hofstra Administration, and industry professionals. Participation in this hands-on opportunity will give class participants a real feel for what it is like to plan and start a business of their own. Upon successful completion of the program, each student will be awarded a certificate of completion.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Introduction to Finance and Investment for Teens Register Now!
H1634-72 2 Sessions $100
Monday, Tuesday July 26 - July 27 09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This program is designed to give pre-collegiate students an overview of the world of finance and investment decisions. What are a firm’s financial goals and how do they make decisions to maximize shareholders’ wealth? It examines financial concepts and analytical techniques as well as financial performance.

This course will also introduce the basic financial principles necessary to understand the role of the stock market in our economy and in our personal lives. What role does the stock market play and how does it function?

Participants assume the role of money managers in order to gain an understanding of financial markets as they manage their own portfolio of stocks in a session-long stock market simulation game. Concepts introduced in the lectures are incorporated into the simulation game as students learn to interpret accounting statements and understand investment theory and strategy.

About the Instructor:
Gina Farrell holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hofstra University as well as a Master of Business Administration in Health Administration from City University of New York Baruch College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She spent most of her professional career in management positions in hospital and private practice settings. She decided to pursue a teaching career and returned to Hofstra to complete her C.A.S. in Business Education. She is currently a Business Education teacher at Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS and a Board Member for Long Island Business Teachers Association. She strives to incorporate the professional experiences she has had in her early career into her classroom to prepare students to be college and career ready.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Summer Creative Writing Retreat: Grades 8-12 Register Now!
U6513-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Do you dream in screenplays? Do you have stories that you yearn to share with the world? Do poems appear in your head unbidden? Then it’s time to put your thoughts on paper and share them with your fellow writers! You’ll get to explore different genres — poetry, narrative fiction, memoir, screenplays and graphic novels — and transform your ideas into major works.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Exploring Careers in Healthcare: Studying Health Sciences in College: Grades 9-12 Register Now!
H1626-71 5 Sessions $175
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 26 - July 30 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Working in healthcare is one of the most exciting and rewarding careers anyone can have. This virtual camp is designed to introduce middle and high school aged students to various career options in healthcare.

From being a clinician (doctor, physician assistant, nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist, etc.) to being a practitioner (health education, community health advocate), to being a disease detective (an epidemiologist is a researcher of diseases) there are no shortage of opportunities to have a rewarding career in health. Each session of this virtual camp will feature guest speakers (professors or alumni) from Hofstra’s School of Health Professions and Human Services who have experience working in various fields in health. In addition to focusing on health careers the first session will introduce students to options for fields of study and provide them with a solid background on how to prepare to enter the career of their choice.

Examples of college majors to be highlighted include: Community Health, Exercise Science, Health Science, and Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.

For further information, contact at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Digital Journalism for Teens: Grades 9-12 Register Now!
U6152-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 2 - August 6 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Students will have fun as they improve their communication skills creating digital media - text, video and more - for their own online magazine or portfolio. This new exciting course shows students how to do research and interview sources to produce a variety of journalism samples.

Students will have the opportunity to work on topics that interest them by writing profiles and reviews. They will also cover on-campus events and to network with professionals in the field by Skype and in-class Q&A sessions. Students will learn to rework textual pieces through in-class editing overseen by a professional copy editor.

Class features rigorous workshopping that boost self-esteem while fostering writing talent. Students will also produce video and other material in a state-of-the-art computer lab. Portfolios/magazines will be created on free online platforms, so students can continue to add to them throughout high school and beyond. Although the program is designed for students interested in the media field, individuals with little or no experience can participate successfully since assignments will be geared towards interest and skill level. Bring your smartphone!

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Decoding DNA: Forensic Biology Register Now!
H1621-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 2 - August 6 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Available for students Grades 9 to 12

What is DNA, and why is it so important? Learn more about the ever-expanding field of forensic biology, where DNA is used to identify human remains, exonerate the innocent, and solve crimes like burglaries, assaults and homicides. This course covers both the background of DNA sciences (cellular biology, genetics, inheritance and DNA analysis) and the forensic application of DNA (evidence processing, DNA profiles and databases, courtroom testimony and trial case studies). Note: Students must bring lunch to class.

About the instructor: Katie O'Connor is a forensic scientist who works as an adjunct professor at Hofstra University. She was trained as a DNA expert at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in New York City, where she began working in 2008. Katie has earned her master of science in forensic science and her bachelor of science in anthropology and biology.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu



Pre-Collegiate Law Institute: Grades 6-12 Register Now!
H1600-71 5 Sessions $675
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 2 - August 6 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.


Do you have an interest in the Law? Do you enjoy watching CSI, NCIS, and other programs about forensic science?

This exciting week-long camp exposes students to the many aspects of law and criminal justice through workshops and guest speakers.

Fee includes lunch and field trips. Hofstra reserves the right to adjust field trips and guest speakers.

For further information, contact us at 516-463-7676 or email ce-Precollegiate@hofstra.edu


Project Management Certificate Program


There is an old saying in business, “Management is planning, not reacting.” Today’s complex projects require tech-savvy project managers who are expert planners, able to track massive amounts of information, balance multiple layers of employees and outside contractors, all while inspiring and moving teams forward to meet unforgiving project deadlines. Hofstra Continuing Education Project Management Program takes you to the next level by providing real world experience and cutting edge technology to give you the tools you’ll need now and as you grow in your career.

Choose from a variety of course offerings or earn a certificate in Project Management that meets the educational requirements for taking the PMP certification exams

Project Management Register Now!
T8010-71 10 Sessions $990
Monday, Wednesday May 17 - June 21 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

New project/program managers, those thinking about seeking such a position, or anyone who wants to manage their own workload and time more efficiently, start here! With a curriculum based on the PMKOK Guide (7th Edition), this course covers the processes and phases of the project/program life cycle, with anecdotal discussion and examples to help you understand the applicability of project management tools and techniques. Topics include project management processes; the project plan; and management of a project's scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, procurement and contracts/contractors.
Required textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 7th Edition, published by Project Management Institute, ISBN: 9781628256642.
Prerequisites: Basic PC skills and knowledge of Excel



Project Management Tools and Techniques Register Now!
T8024-71 6 Sessions $605
Monday, Wednesday June 23 - July 12 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



Learn about the analytical skills and leadership aspects of project management, as well as data processing competencies that are essential for an effective project manager. Obtain a practical understanding of project financial plan, the importance of risk management, the importance of quality management, and the establishment of efficient and effective relationships with a project’s vendors and suppliers. Lessons cover a practical application of concepts and theory for use in developing a project schedule, budget, and managing/leading resources while proactively planning for the management of risks, ensuring acceptance by the project owner, and establishing required agreements between the project organization and its partners.

Students apply standard tools and techniques in developing a project management plan including a work breakdown structure, project budget, and probability impact analysis of risks, quality control measures, and preparation of a Statement-of-Work.
Prerequisite: T8010: Project Management.Required textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 7th Edition, published by Project Management Institute, ISBN: 9781628256642.



Capstone Course in Project Management and Implementation Register Now!
T8040-71 8 Sessions $910
Monday, Wednesday July 14 - August 9 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Put into action the skills you've learned in the previous two courses. As part of a team, you will develop and complete a plan for a four-week project. As you go along, your team will provide updates to "management." At the end of the course, your team will formally present its project deliverables.
Prerequisite: T8024: Project Management Tools and Techniques.

Required textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 7th Edition, published by Project Management Institute, ISBN: 9781628256642.



PMP® Prep Course Register Now!
T8001-71 4 Sessions $1260
Sunday, Saturday July 18 - August 7 09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

PMP Prep Course is for experienced project managers who already have a background in project management practices, fundamentals and is structured to prepare students to pass the PMP exam to earn the Project Management Professional certification offered by PMI. Students taking the course should plan to take the PMP exam as soon as possible after completing the course. Each student is expected to apply during the course for PMI permission to sit for the exam. Help will be provided in completing the application. The course covers the five life cycle process groups, 10 knowledge areas, and 47 project management processes of the PMBOK Guide (7th Edition), plus a section on professional ethics. In addition, material frequently asked on the exam but not covered in the PMBOK Guide will be included.Required textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 7th Edition, published by Project Management Institute, ISBN: 9781628256642.


Real Estate - Licensing


Real Estate Salesperson’s Qualifying Course (Approval Number S/B F0117)

The salesperson's course is required by the Department of State as a prerequisite for its licensing exam (required by all persons wishing to become real estate salespeople). After completing this course and passing the school and state exams, you are then qualified to work under the sponsorship of a licensed broker in New York State.

Real Estate Salesperson's Qualifying Course (Approval Number F0117) Register Now!
H5125-71 26 Sessions $570
Monday, Wednesday June 2 - August 30 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

The real estate salesperson’s qualifying course is required by the Department of State as a prerequisite for its licensing exam. Individuals who pass the course and the state exam are then qualified to work under the sponsorship of a licensed broker in New York state. Topics include real estate instruments, law of contracts, real estate finance, closings and closing costs, law of agency, license law and ethics, valuation and listing procedures, human rights and fair housing, land use regulation, and real estate math.

Fulfilling the requirements established by the New York State Department of State, Division of Licenses, this course consists of 75 hours of lecture, a review session, and a final examination. To earn a certificate, a student must attend a minimum of 70.5 hours in the lecture portion of each course and pass the final exam. If the student does not meet the 70.5-hour minimum attendance policy, they will not be allowed to continue with the program nor be allowed entrance to take the final exam and the entire course must be repeated with all program tuition fees to be remitted again. No tuition refunds will be permitted for students who do not adhere to program attendance policy. Note: Course registrants must be 18 or older.

Required Textbook: Students must purchase the Modern Real Estate Practices in New York for Salespersons, 13th Edition, Dearborn Real Estate Education, ISBN: 978-1-4754-8641-4prior to the program commencement. The textbook is available in the Hofstra University Bookstore.


Real Estate - Title Closing


A title closer is the representative of a title/abstract company that gathers all relevant papers and documents and insures that the buyer is receiving good and clear title and that the lender is being protected by becoming the first and usually the one and only lien holder on the subject property. Some of the functions of a title closer include, but are not limited to, verification of correct amounts due and owing to satisfy mortgages, taxes, judgments and other liens, properly recording legal documents, and instruments from the transaction, checking and verifying that all documents are prepared and executed in legal and recordable form, notarizing papers and documents, and assisting many of the parties to insure accuracy in calculations of adjustments. Taking accurate and detailed notes is essential in case the events of the transactions become subject to audit.

Notary Public Test Review Register Now!
H3410-51 1 Sessions $120
Wednesday April 21 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Becoming a notary public makes you a more valuable employee. Although the work of a notary is often unheralded, it is crucial to most legal transactions. Surprisingly, however, to earn a notary license, you are only required to pass an easy-to-prepare-for test. This short course teaches you everything you need to know – both statutes and judicial decisions – about the law governing the practice of the notary public in New York state. (If you are already a notary, this course can be a helpful review of your rights and responsibilities.) Our program only prepares students for the exams. For additional details for the exam please visit: https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/2017/Notary%20Public%20Walk-In.pdf



Real Estate Title Closing Register Now!
H5135-71 5 Sessions $570
Wednesday May 19 - June 16 06:30 p.m. - 09:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


A successful real estate or mortgage closing is often the result of knowledgeable and competent title closers working together with legal professionals. As an essential part to a closing, a title closer can often earn hundreds of dollars a day. This practical course familiarizes students with documents, procedures, and problems that may arise in a title search, along with the varying fees, transfer and mortgage taxes, and other charges collected by the title company at a closing. Tuition includes study materials.



Notary Public Test Review Register Now!
H3410-71 1 Sessions $120
Wednesday June 23 06:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Becoming a notary public makes you a more valuable employee. Although the work of a notary is often unheralded, it is crucial to most legal transactions. Surprisingly, however, to earn a notary license, you are only required to pass an easy-to-prepare-for test. This short course teaches you everything you need to know – both statutes and judicial decisions – about the law governing the practice of the notary public in New York state. (If you are already a notary, this course can be a helpful review of your rights and responsibilities.) Our program only prepares students for the exams. For additional details for the exam please visit: https://www.dos.ny.gov/forms/licensing/2017/Notary%20Public%20Walk-In.pdf


Social Media




Social Media and Content Marketing Register Now!
H1329-71 3 Sessions $500
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday May 17 - May 19 09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Improve your digital marketing skills and your ability to create and implement multichannel campaigns. This certificate program instructs you in best practices for marketing using social media, e-commerce, content marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), Google Ads (PPC), Google Analytics, mobile marketing, video and blogging to reach your business and professional goals. The class emphasizes hands-on learning and students will leave with a marketing strategy and action plan that you can put to work immediately.


Sports Journalism


The fundamentals of the rapidly growing field of sports journalism include having research and interviewing skills, being organized and prepared to go on the air, and knowing how to write for radio and television. Aspiring broadcasters learn the basic skills to succeed in the television and radio industry, with lessons from professionals who have broadcast on every level and handled all types of stories, including news, sports, and entertainment.

Courses may be taken on an individual basis without participating in thecertificate program. Registrants must be 12-18 years old.

Sports Television Hosting and Anchoring Register Now!
H0820-51 5 Sessions $350
Tuesday, Thursday April 27 - May 11 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Learn how to read from a teleprompter; how to be comfortable doing a live interview, whether in-studio or via satellite; and how to look into a camera and have a conversation with viewers – and how to make it seem natural. Master all of this and more by writing copy, reading it on-camera, interviewing guests, and having it all recorded in a professional television studio. All students leave with a complete video for their demo reel.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Television Sports Reporting Register Now!
H0822-71 4 Sessions $280
Tuesday, Thursday May 18 - May 27 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Being a sports reporter may just be the most difficult on-air television job. Asking the right questions in order to elicit the answers viewers are looking for takes skill and practice. Most sports reporters only get a minimal amount of TV air time…so you want to make it memorable. We discuss the different career opportunities as a television sports reporter, including as a sideline reporter or network sports reporter.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Preparing and Conducting Sports Related Interviews Register Now!
H0810-71 4 Sessions $280
Tuesday, Thursday June 1 - June 10 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Watching interviews on television you have likely either been impressed with reporters’ question or were left wondering, “Why did they ask that?” In this workshop, you’ll establish what constitutes a good question, learn how to organize notes, and determine how to ask follow-up questions; you will also learn memorization techniques, and gain the confidence to be flexible with questions and interviews.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Writing, Blogging, and Social Media Register Now!
H0805-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 28 - July 1 09:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn how to write national and local radio updates, organize stories, use reliable websites, write on deadline, compose a script for a television sportscast, compose words to fit with video, and utilize shot sheets during a highlight-driven show. Experiment with blogging and you learn to blog effectively and creatively. We also discuss both the effectiveness and potential pitfalls of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, and other social media tools.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Hosting Pre and Post Game Shows for Radio and TV Register Now!
H0823-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 28 - July 1 02:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn all the ins and outs of pregame and postgame shows, for both radio and television. The importance of preparing for their show begins with research about the teams that will be playing and knowing all the details about the players and coaches, as well has having knowledge about recent and past history. Often, pregame and postgame shows are driven by one specific team. Learn how to be an authority on "your team" while also sounding like an expert about the “road team.” To successfully host a postgame show, students must learn how to interact with a winning or losing coach, recap the game, throw to a soundbite, and more. This class helps students develop the skills and techniques necessary to one day make that dream come true.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Radio Hosting Register Now!
H0815-71 4 Sessions $420
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday June 28 - July 1 06:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Have you ever dreamed about hosting your own talk radio show? This program will help you learn how to create a rundown for a talk radio show, research the topics, and determine the theme of your show. You will also learn how to work with a co-host and interact with callers. In the final class, you will have the opportunity to take your newfound knowledge into a radio studio and record a mini-show.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sportscasting Research and Prep Register Now!
H0800-71 4 Sessions $280
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 09:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Students engage in searching sports websites (college and professional) for information as they craft information sheets and build charts for sports broadcasts. They also learn how to conduct professional phone interviews and how to obtain additional information on players, teams, and programs.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Television Hosting and Anchoring Register Now!
H0820-71 4 Sessions $420
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Learn how to read from a teleprompter; how to be comfortable doing a live interview, whether in-studio or via satellite; and how to look into a camera and have a conversation with viewers – and how to make it seem natural. Master all of this and more by writing copy, reading it on-camera, interviewing guests, and having it all recorded in a professional television studio. All students leave with a complete video for their demo reel.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Round Table Hosting Register Now!
H0824-71 4 Sessions $280
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 6 - July 9 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



Learn how to host a round table discussion, as well as participate on the panel of experts. It is important to be open-minded while having debates, but also to be strong in your convictions. Learning to ask the right questions is a necessary first step. This seminar is designed for students who are ready to hop in the chair and lead a group of sports reporters.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Play-by-Play for TV and Radio Register Now!
H0825-71 5 Sessions $525
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 16 09:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn the methods of play-by-play for both television and radio for many different sports. You will master the fundamentals and record play-by-play segments for baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and more!

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old. Prerequisite: Previous sports journalism course or experience.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Introduction to Sportscasting for Teens Register Now!
H1014-71 10 Sessions $700
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 12 - July 23 01:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



Taught by professional sportscasters with decades of experience in New York television and radio broadcasting, this interesting and fun course teaches students the fundamentals of sportscasting, including interviewing, writing, announcing, commentary and professional presence.

Students receive hands-on experience and in-depth critiques of their work in the classroom and in the field, as they hone their skills in TV and radio play-by-play, anchoring and reporting. Upon completion of the course, students receive an honest evaluation of their potential and recommendations for next steps, and they leave with a demo reel of their on-camera work.

Students will be exposed to and learn the following skills:Research and PreparationWriting for various forms of mediaInterviewing [In-Person / Telephone / Skype]Radio [students record a sports themed radio update]Play-by-Play and Color Commentary for the 4-major sportsTelevision [students record a sports themed news anchor show]Sports Debating
Guest instructors have included well-known sportscasters and network broadcasters such as: Mike Breen, Kenny Albert, Tracy Wolfson (CBS-TV sports), Freddie Coleman (ESPN Talk Show Host), Spero Dedes (Sportscaster CBS-TV sports), Chris King (NY Islanders broadcaster) and Vin Parise (SNY and Fox Sports). These courses are designed to improve communicating and writing skills and provide a pathway for a future profession. Note: Tuition includes lunch and materials

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Vocal Coaching for Teens Register Now!
H0809-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 12 - July 15 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Students have the opportunity to fine tune their on-air voice as they develop their broadcast personality. The class focuses on inflection, projection, clarity and emphasis all while working to deliver a message in a convincing, powerful and clear way. Understanding that becoming a sportscaster is far more than just being knowledgeable about the game, is the first step in becoming a true professional.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Hosting Pre and Post Game Shows for Radio and TV Register Now!
H0823-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 19 - July 22 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn all the ins and outs of pregame and postgame shows, for both radio and television. The importance of preparing for their show begins with research about the teams that will be playing and knowing all the details about the players and coaches, as well has having knowledge about recent and past history. Often, pregame and postgame shows are driven by one specific team. Learn how to be an authority on "your team" while also sounding like an expert about the “road team.” To successfully host a postgame show, students must learn how to interact with a winning or losing coach, recap the game, throw to a soundbite, and more. This class helps students develop the skills and techniques necessary to one day make that dream come true.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Radio Hosting Register Now!
H0815-72 4 Sessions $420
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 26 - July 29 09:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Have you ever dreamed about hosting your own talk radio show? This program will help you learn how to create a rundown for a talk radio show, research the topics, and determine the theme of your show. You will also learn how to work with a co-host and interact with callers. In the final class, you will have the opportunity to take your newfound knowledge into a radio studio and record a mini-show.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Preparing and Conducting Sports Related Interviews Register Now!
H0810-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 26 - July 29 02:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Watching interviews on television you have likely either been impressed with reporters’ question or were left wondering, “Why did they ask that?” In this workshop, you’ll establish what constitutes a good question, learn how to organize notes, and determine how to ask follow-up questions; you will also learn memorization techniques, and gain the confidence to be flexible with questions and interviews.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sportscasting Research and Prep Register Now!
H0800-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 26 - July 29 06:30 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Students engage in searching sports websites (college and professional) for information as they craft information sheets and build charts for sports broadcasts. They also learn how to conduct professional phone interviews and how to obtain additional information on players, teams, and programs.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Fantasy Preparation, Drafting, and Debating Register Now!
H0833-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 2 - August 5 09:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

One of the fastest growing ways to learn sports, is through fantasy leagues. Through Fantasy leagues students learn ALL of the players, their stats, and why those players can help teams win. They get educated on a business model of having a salary cap and how to disperse "fake" money and build a roster. Learn fantasy sports lingo, draft strategies, team management, and much more.

National fantasy football expert Keith Irizarry teaches this course. You can watch Keith on Sundays during the NFL season on That Other Pregame Show on CBS Sports Network.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Show Creation Register Now!
H0829-71 5 Sessions $425
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 2 - August 6 01:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



Students will work with instructors to write, prepare, produce and host their own virtual show. This hands-on experience will give each student the experience of working in a high pressure situation and learn all the roles that go into producing entertaining content. Students will receive a fully edited demo-reel upon conclusion of the program which is edited by our Instructional staff.



Sports Writing, Blogging, and Social Media Register Now!
H0805-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 2 - August 5 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn how to write national and local radio updates, organize stories, use reliable websites, write on deadline, compose a script for a television sportscast, compose words to fit with video, and utilize shot sheets during a highlight-driven show. Experiment with blogging and you learn to blog effectively and creatively. We also discuss both the effectiveness and potential pitfalls of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Periscope, and other social media tools.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Producing and Editing Register Now!
H0821-71 4 Sessions $840
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 9 - August 12 09:30 a.m. - 03:30 p.m.
Learn what goes on behind the scene and the chance to do it themselves. Learn how to produce their own sports television segment and television show, edit highlights, produce and edit a radio package, and much more! This course will also prepare them for many possible off-air roles. Students will leave with a complete video for their demo reel.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Television Sports Reporting Register Now!
H0822-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 9 - August 12 09:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Being a sports reporter may just be the most difficult on-air television job. Asking the right questions in order to elicit the answers viewers are looking for takes skill and practice. Most sports reporters only get a minimal amount of TV air time…so you want to make it memorable. We discuss the different career opportunities as a television sports reporter, including as a sideline reporter or network sports reporter.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Introduction to Digital Content Creation Register Now!
H0806-71 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 9 - August 12 05:00 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



In this class we will cover topics such as digital storytelling, the difference between news and entertainment, and all the different platforms that make up the digital sports umbrella. We will take a look at platforms such as YouTube, podcasts and social media and how to conceptualize, create and promote digital content.



Sports Television Hosting and Anchoring Register Now!
H0820-72 4 Sessions $420
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 16 - August 19 09:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.


Learn how to read from a teleprompter; how to be comfortable doing a live interview, whether in-studio or via satellite; and how to look into a camera and have a conversation with viewers – and how to make it seem natural. Master all of this and more by writing copy, reading it on-camera, interviewing guests, and having it all recorded in a professional television studio. All students leave with a complete video for their demo reel.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old.
For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Play-by-Play for TV and Radio Register Now!
H0825-72 5 Sessions $525
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday August 16 - August 20 01:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.

Learn the methods of play-by-play for both television and radio for many different sports. You will master the fundamentals and record play-by-play segments for baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and more!

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years old. Prerequisite: Previous sports journalism course or experience.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu



Sports Round Table Hosting Register Now!
H0824-72 4 Sessions $280
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday August 16 - August 19 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
This course is offered online via ZOOM and takes place during the below dates and times. You will receive information about how to access the ZOOM room upon registering for the class.



Learn how to host a round table discussion, as well as participate on the panel of experts. It is important to be open-minded while having debates, but also to be strong in your convictions. Learning to ask the right questions is a necessary first step. This seminar is designed for students who are ready to hop in the chair and lead a group of sports reporters.

Note: Registrants must be at least 12 years of age.

For further information, contact Michael Chisena at 516-463-5909 or email Michael.Chisena@hofstra.edu