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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 News.IllinoisState.edu.

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

Illinois State student explores maternal and reproductive health during summer internship article thumbnail
Illinois State student explores maternal and reproductive health during summer internshipAriel Williams recently completed Project Imhotep, a summer internship program. ...
2013 Recipients of the CAST Washington, D.C. scholarship program
CAST to cover housing cost for Washington, D.C. summer internshipsApplications are now open for the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Washington, D.C Summer 2020 scholarship program. The scholarship is to encourage professional practice opportunities for high achieving students who wish to pursue a summer internship in Washington. D.C. ...
CAST welcomes new faculty
CAST welcomes new faculty to Illinois StateA new school year means new students and new faculty on campus! At the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST), we're always happy to welcome new faces to Illinois State. ...
Reggie Redbird
Spend Welcome Week with CAST!Whether this is your first year in college or you just transferred to Illinois State, settling down on campus can be overwhelming. Check out these tips from the College of Applied Science and Technology ...
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Safety student organization wins national awardIllinois State University’s section of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) won Outstanding Student Section of the Year for 2018-2019. The ISU chapter of ASSP was chartered in  1974, and Paul Ronczkowski has been the faculty advisor for 15 years. “The ASSP is a professional organization with a worldwide membership of about 35,000. The students […] ...

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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