Rockford, Illinois

Health & Human Services

Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Services

Advance your career in health and human sciences by earning a quality bachelor's degree from the region's leading public university. With convenient, local and online classes held during the evenings and on weekends, you can finish your degree on a part-time basis. Graduates with a Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) in Health and Human Sciences will gain a competitive edge as they pursue new career opportunities or prepare for graduate school studies.

Individuals holding a B.G.S. in Health and Human Sciences, combined with their previous credentials, will be prepared for leadership, administrative, and teaching roles in important areas such as these:

  • Human Services
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Health Education
  • Child Development
  • Substance Abuse Counseling/ Prevention
  • Clinical Laboratory Technology
  • Fire Science & Safety
  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing

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