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Community Health

Examine public health issues. Create innovative solutions. Build stronger communities. Learn about health and rehabilitation services, and become an agent of change.

Master of Science in Health Technology

Are you interested in wearable technology, assistive robots, or virtual reality? Want to make an impact in the future of health care? There is a rapidly growing need for well-trained professionals with skills in software application, hardware engineering, human factors, and user-centered design to create innovative health technologies. The College of Applied Health Sciences, in collaboration with Grainger College of Engineering, offers:

  • One year (12 months) professional Master of Science degree
  • 36 credit hours
  • Core courses strengthen skills in human factors and engineering concepts applied to health technology
  • Electives tailored to individual student interests
  • Capstone experiences pair students with industry/academic/community partners

2 students looking at desktop computer screenGraduates of this program will find careers in industry, start-ups, consulting, regulatory agencies. health care organizations, and community organizations.

The MS in Health Technology Advisory Board of industry experts will offer professional/career advice. The MS in Health Technology will offer several opportunities to interact with industry leaders both formally and informally.

Applications for Fall 2022

Applications Open: October 1, 2021

Deadlines:

Deadline for full consideration for admission and scholarship: March 1, 2022

Final Deadline for international students: March 1, 2022

Final Deadline for Domestic students: May 1, 2022

GRE Scores

GRE scores are not required to apply to the MS in Health Technology. You may submit GRE scores if you feel this will enhance your application.

Attend an Information Session:

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  • Tuesday, January 18 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, January 25 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, February 1 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, February 8 at 04:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 15 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, February 22 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, March 1 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, March 8 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, March 22 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, March 29 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, April 5 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, April 12 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, April 19 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, April 26 at 04:00 PM  
  • Tuesday, May 3 at 04:00 PM

Be sure you register for a virtual info session here first.

Once registered, click here to find the zoom link for the meeting.

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Contact Information

  • MS in Health Technology
  • Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • 3014 Khan Annex
  • 1206 S. Fourth Street
  • Champaign, IL 61820
  • Phone: 217-300-1001
  • Email: healthtech@illinois.edu