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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.

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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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Environmental Health student wins national research competitionSummer Corsolini, an Environmental Health major, was selected as a 2019 Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs Student Research Competition winner. ...
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Health Sciences students explore Italy and GreeceThis spring, the Department of Health Sciences took 36 students to Italy and Greece for the study abroad program course HSC 270: Global Contexts. ...
Assistant Professor Jennifer Peterson and her mother, Joan Steinburg, stand before the mural May 23. (Photograph courtesy of Bill Legett)
Long-hidden mural uncovered during Bone Student Center renovationsThe late Professor Emeritus C. Louis Steinburg created a mural when the Bone Student Center opened in 1973. His daughter and Illinois State employee, Jennifer Peterson, was able to see it again during the Bone revitalization.  ...
Science and Technology Week 2019
Science and Technology Week 2019 in picturesWith a fantastic attendance at every event to an amazing lineup of speakers and insightful sessions, Science and Technology Week 2019 was a successful event. ...
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Medical laboratory science major Baylee Hull leads water bottle filling stations initiative in FSA and FHSHull proved her project to be promoting environmental stewardship, while eradicating the common issue of spilled water on the floor at water fountains ...

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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