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Extraordinary Learning Opportunities

The Department of Health Sciences is the first choice among students, faculty, and professionals with an interest in health, safety, and the environment. Explore our programs.

Standout Students

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Researchers. Teachers. Mentors. Learn more or get in contact with Illinois State University's top-notch Health Sciences faculty.

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Launch Your Career

More than 90 percent of Health Sciences graduates find jobs within six months of graduation. Search our majors and minors.

Latest News

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Charles Morris STEM Social, November 7Alumna Candice Halbert will speak at the Charles Morris STEM Social, where students interested in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) can network with faculty.  ...
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Applications for STEM scholarships due October 31Applications are open for the Charles Morris STEM Scholarships. ...
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Pranshoo Solanki presents at 5th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and TechnologiesPranshoo Solanki, technology professor, presented at the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT5) which took place on July 14–17 at Kingston University in London. ...
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Network with alumni & gain relevant skills at CAST ConnectionsThe College of Applied Science and Technology will be holding the second edition of CAST Connections, a networking event aimed at connecting students with alumni. ...
Homecoming 2018
CAST to host annual Homecoming tailgate, October 26The College of Applied Science and Technology is excited to invite all alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends to the annual Homecoming tailgate. ...

Points of Pride

Illinois State's Environmental Health program is one of only 23 accredited programs in the nation and the only program in Illinois.

More than 90 percent of graduates find jobs within six months of graduation.

Safety students that are involved in the Illinois State's American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) conducted research in uptown bars on the effects of noise on employees. Their research won first place at AIHA Chicago Section Student Night.

Honors & Awards

Adrian Lyde and Jeff Clark received a $92,000 grant from the Illinois State Board of Education to develop school-based HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention education for adolescents.

Guang JIn received the Outstanding University Researcher Award for 2016.

Nineteen Health Sciences students made AFNI Honor Roll; become "Reggies."

Jackie Lanier publishes article in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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