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.

Find out more about the WIU Peace Corps Fellows program at, and the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program at

Forms and Guidelines

The following forms require Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking on the following link,

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