- Degrees Available:
- Major: Yes
- Minor: Yes
- Graduate Degree: No
- Campus: Macomb
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Undergraduate Majors, Minors & Programs of Study
WIU's Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management prepares students to work in careers in administration at long-term care facilities, private sector hospitals or clinics, and public sector health agencies.
Students start with a foundation of courses in liberal arts and health services management and choose advanced courses related to the chosen career path. Health Services Management majors are qualified to work in hospitals, nursing homes, pharmaceutical sales, community health agencies, and more.
Health Sciences Management majors must complete a one semester capstone internship experience.
Faculty who teach in the Emergency Management program bring varied expertise and background including natural sciences, natural disasters, public health, man-made disasters and weapons of mass destruction.
Faculty in the Department of Health Sciences hold doctoral degrees from distinguished universities across the United States such as Southern Illinois University, Oklahoma State University, University of Toledo, Indiana University, Oregon State University, the University of Arkansas, and the University of New Mexico.
The Department of Health Sciences at Western Illinois University offers a Bachelor of Science degrees in Emergency Management, Health Sciences, and Health Services Management and a Master of Science in Health Education on both the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.