Health Sciences

Program Summary

The Health Sciences (M.S.) program within the School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions prepares students from a variety of health-related fields to become managers, educators and leaders in health-related professions or to progress to doctoral studies. Students develop competencies in interdisciplinary communication skills, quality measurement of health services, culturally-aware leadership, and evidence-based analysis to function effectively in professional and academic environments.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Health Sciences

Program Requires GRE: Yes (GRE waived for baccalaureate GPA of 3.25 or greater)

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

Contact Us

School of Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Wirtz Hall 323
Program website
815-753-5108

Chair for Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Paul Priester
ppriester@niu.edu
815-753-5198

Application Contact
Kathryn Mazurek
kmazurek@niu.edu
815-753-6324

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