Michael Costa Faculty Bio

Dr. Michael T. Costa

The Allen School is:

A diverse community where students can get the skills necessary to launch a career in the rewarding health care field.

Some of the jobs I have had in my lifetime include:

lifeguard, security guard, painter, bilingual interviewer, research coordinator , agency director, Federal Funds manager, operations manager, personnel manager  doctor in private practice for over 20 years.

The best thing about being an instructor is:

Watching students grow in knowledge and confidence over  a six month period.

When I am not in the classroom or on campus I can be found:

At home or at the gym.

Movies I can watch over and over:

The Usual Suspects, Star Wars IV-VI, It’s a Wonderful Life.

Favorite TV shows:

Game of Thrones, The Daily Show.

Websites I visit daily:

Facebook, The Daily Kos, Science Daily, Tumblr, Newser.

Favorite area restaurants:


Coolest thing I have ever done:

Climbed Mt. Washington in the Winter.

Places I have lived:

Boston, Bahia, Chicago, Charlotte and the Bronx.