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master of science in health technology

Curriculum Overview

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The Master of Science in Health Technology is an innovative master’s program that will be a one-year intensive, 36 credit hour program that concludes with a Capstone Project.  Students will enroll in 16 hours of required core courses, 8 hours of coursework related to their Capstone Project, and 12 hours of electives drawn from existing courses in the College of Applied Health Sciences and Grainger College of Engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Applied Health Sciences, in collaboration with Grainger, has developed this interdisciplinary MS in Health Technology aimed at training professionals in improving the quality of life, health, and independence for people of all ages and abilities to maintain health and wellness; to manage chronic conditions; and to recover from injury or medical treatment.


Code Course
HT 501 - Understanding Users of Health Technology

Hours: 4

HT 502 - Human Factors Methods for Health Technology

Hours: 4

HT 503 - Hardware Engineering for Health Technology

Hours: 4

HT 504 - Software Engineering for Health Technology

Hours: 4

HT 510 - Health Technology Capstone Orientation

Hours: 1

HT 511 - Health Technology Capstone Development

Hours: 3

HT 512 - Health Technology Capstone Implementation

Hours: 4

Health Technology Electives

Hours: 12

Total Hours: 36

Contact Information

  • MS in Health Technology
  • Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • 2021 Khan Annex
  • 1206 S. Fourth Street
  • Champaign, IL 61820
  • Phone: 217-333-9708
  • Email: healthtech@illinois.edu