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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

Graduates 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 2021

Applications Open: October 1, 2020


Deadline for full consideration for admission and scholarship: March 1, 2021

Final Deadline for international students: April 1, 2021

Final Deadline for Domestic students: May 1, 2021

GRE Scores

GRE scores for the Fall 2021 term only are highly recommended but not required. If needed, explore the GRE General Test at Home as a potential option.

Attend an Information Session:

Join us for a virtual info session. Please click here to register for one of the following info sessions. All Info sessions are held in Central Time Zone.

02/02/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
02/09/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
02/16/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
02/23/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST

03/02/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
03/09/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
03/16/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
03/23/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
03/30/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST

04/06/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST
04/13/2021 – 4pm-5pm CST


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