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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

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and build their skills through internships and other professional practice. Meet some of our featured students on

Faculty Expertise

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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Nolte Scholar in Health Education to speak on health and agingRobin Mockenhaupt is the Nolte Scholar in Health Education and will present “Making the Healthy Choice the Normal Choice” at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 21, in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center. ...
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Health Sciences featured student: Dylan MurphyThe Department of Health Sciences is honored to highlight Dylan Murphy as a featured student this fall semester. ...
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Fall 2017 Speaker Series announcedThe Illinois State University Speaker Series returns this fall with diverse topics ranging from health and aging to water sanitation. Speakers will include an expert on Title IX and sports sociology, and a coordinator of the Groeningemuseum in Bruges, Belgium.  ...
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Study abroad opportunity – Dominican RepublicStudents are invited to participate in a course featuring a study abroad to the Dominican Republic during the week of spring break.  This 3 credit hour course provides students with an opportunity to place content-specific or major-specific topics in a global context.  ...
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CAST to host annual Homecoming tailgate, October 21CAST alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends are invited 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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