Departmental Mission Statement
The Department of Health Studies seeks to provide one of the most dynamic programs in Illinois. We are responsive to state and national needs by preparing health professionals. Our program offers students options in state and nationally accredited programs in both the teacher certification and the community health areas. A continued focus on excellence in teaching will be maintained by a culturally diverse faculty dedicated to the health profession as evidenced by its service record, professional involvement, and research accomplishments. Students graduating from the Department of Health Studies will be responsible, productive citizens who are prepared to integrate education, community health, and social services within the private and public sectors.