Health Sciences

Graduate Students

Public Health Option

Students in this option develop competence in the public health core disciplines of behavioral health/health education, epidemiology, biostatistics, health services administration, and environmental health. 

School Health

School Health Option

The School Health Option in the MS in Health Sciences provides certified teachers with the opportunity to earn a School Health Endorsement while completing an MS degree.

Health Sciences

Health Services Administration Certificate

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Services Administration is a four course sequence offered online that can be included in the MS in Health Sciences degree or as a "stand alone" program.

Health Sciences


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Department of Health Sciences

Graduate Program Options

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. A Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Health Services Administration is also offered as a "stand alone" certificate or as part of the MS in Health Sciences degree


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For more information about the graduate program in Health Sciences, email the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Susan Moore at

Graduate Internships - Graduate students who are required to complete an internship should click here and/or contact Dr. Jeanne Clerc, Internship Coordinator, at