Health Sciences & Social Work
Health Sciences -
Options in Public Health or School Health
The Department of Health Sciences at Western Illinois University offers a specialized program of study leading to the Master of Science degree in Health Sciences on both the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses. Candidates may choose an option in Public Health or School Health . Graduates of the program typically are hired as practitioners in and directors of health education and health promotion programs in community or public health agencies, hospitals, business and industry, health related governmental departments, and private organizations; as health education teachers in local school districts; as supervisors of health education at the local and state levels; and as college and university health educators.
Please review the Graduate Catalog for our program requirements.
Peace Corps Fellows Program
Several of our graduate students are participants in the Peace Corps Fellows Program in Community Development , where returned Peace Corps Volunteers serve an 11-month internship in a rural community providing hands-on assistance and leadership on local projects.
Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program
Information available at: http://exchanges.state.gov/academicexchanges/muskie.html.
Forms and Guidelines
The following forms require Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking on the following link, http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html?promoid=BONRM
- M.S. Degree Guidelines and Procedures (.pdf)
- Health Sciences Portfolio and Thesis Committee Form (.pdf)
- Health Sciences Portfolio Guidelines (.pdf)
- WIU Graduate Studies Forms and Guidelines
For more information about the graduate program in health sciences, email the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Lorette Oden at LS-Oden@wiu.edu
Graduate students who are required to complete an internship should click here and/or contact Dr. Lorette Oden, Internship Coordinator, at LS-Oden@wiu.edu