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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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CDC official to speak on adolescent and school healthWilliam Potts-Datema of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will present “CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health and Our Program’s Approaches” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 17.  ...
Jonathon Mosby
Health Sciences featured student: Jonathon MosbyThe Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University is excited to acknowledge Jonathon Mosby as our Featured Student. ...
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CAST to host Science and Technology Week, April 16-20Science and Technology Week 2018 is jam packed with exciting events and opportunities for students.  ...
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Health Sciences featured student Jack AbelThe Department of Health Sciences welcomes firefighter Jack Abel as the featured student for February 2018.  ...
Science and Technology Week to host 3rd annual Women in Leadership conference article thumbnail
Science and Technology Week to host 3rd annual Women in Leadership conferenceThe College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) will host a day devoted to women in leadership on Friday, April 20 as part of Science and Technology Week. ...

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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