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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

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Health Sciences featured student Jack BastienThe Department of Health Sciences is pleased to introduce our next featured student, Jack Bastien. Bastien is a safety major from Chicago who chose to attend Illinois State for our safety program. Before attending school, Bastien had worked in construction. He found safety interesting because it allowed him to be involved in the construction process […] ...
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Your advisor’s role in your academic pathThere are many questions and a plethora of activities and information surrounding your academic career. With so much information it’s sometimes difficult to decipher what to do next or where to go. ...
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Health Sciences featured student Autumn JaniszewskiThe Department of Health Sciences is honored to highlight Autumn Janiszewski as a featured student this fall semester.  ...
Students are excited to connect with recruiters at the Healthcare Professions Fair.
Students, alumni to connect with health care recruitersThe Healthcare Professions Fair on November 16 brings students from all majors together to connect with recruiters from health care organizations. ...
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Health Sciences featured student: Taylor JuddThe Department of Health Sciences is proud to announce our next student spotlight, Taylor Judd. Judd is a medical laboratory science (MLS) major from La Grange. ...

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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