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Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary

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What is Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary ?

In this major, you’ll form a better understanding of health from perspectives related to individual lifestyle, family, community, and culture.

You will have a large number of free elective credits that will allow you to craft a class schedule that best fits your post-graduate interests. This program prepares you for a wide range of applied health careers, graduate studies, and pre-professional studies.

You’ll choose from one of three concentrations:

  • Health and Aging
  • Health Behavior Change
  • Health Diversity

Career Options

  • Dentistry
  • Health communications
  • Health law
  • Health policy
  • Healthcare administration
  • Medicine
  • Nonprofit work
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Public health

Post-Graduation Success1

81% employed or continuing education

41% employed after graduation

40% attending graduate school

$37,281 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Emmi Solutions, EngagementHealth, Easter Seals View All

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Washington University in St. Louis View All

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

26 - 31 ACT score

1230 - 1400 SAT score

3.50 - 3.90 high school GPA

Graduation & Retention3

3.9 years to degree

94% freshman retention rate

74% four-year graduation rate

89% six-year graduation rate

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $12,254
  • Fees: $4,608
  • Expenses4: $15,952
  • Total: $32,814

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $29,704
  • Fees: $4,608
  • Expenses4: $16,292
  • Total: $50,604

International

  • Tuition: $30,594
  • Fees: $4,608
  • Expenses4: $16,292
  • Total: $51,494
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