Public Health professionals are focused on population-based health issues. They work to improve quality of life through supporting healthy environments, promoting healthy lifestyles, and protecting resources that support human health. The minor provides a foundation that complements a variety of majors.
Point of Pride
Students from the Department of Health Sciences health education program find jobs quickly after graduation in local schools, hospitals, public health departments, volunteer agencies, and private health organizations.
Why study Public Health?
Public Health at Illinois State takes a holistic approach. Your courses will cover a variety of aspects that affect health for individuals and communities.
You'll learn how people make health decisions and how the environment impacts our health. Public Health involves education, policy, and research for disease and injury prevention. Professionals also focus on ways to improve conditions for people, communities, and populations.
Applications for the Public Health minor are only accepted in February and September.