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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

Terra Rumer and Patty Fountain receive ISOPHE scholarship certificates
Health promotion and education majors receive $1,000 scholarships from Illinois Society for Public Health EducationTerra Rumer and Patty Fountain, health promotion and education majors in the College of Applied Science and Technology, have received $1,000 scholarships from the Illinois Society for Public Health Education. ...
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Students network with alums at the inaugural #CASTConnections in ChicagoCollege of Applied Science and Technology held the inaugural edition of CAST Connections, a networking event aimed at connecting students with alums. ...
Environmental health faculty updates
Environmental health faculty updatesRead about the environmental health faculty and stay up-to-date on their work. ...
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Environmental health student accomplishmentsRead about environmental health students and their research. ...
Environmental health alumni provide outstanding internships
Environmental health alumni provide outstanding internshipsEnvironmental health alumni are the department's single greatest source of both internship opportunities and referrals of new 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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