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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.

Student Experience

MS-HT students receive support and mentorship from a multi-faceted student advising system.

  • Academic advising: Students meet with the Assistant Director/Advisor at least once per semester (and as often as desired) for assistance with course registration, assistance with Capstone Project, and general assistance with the program.
  • Faculty advising: Student will select a faculty mentor based on their identified interests. The faculty advisor is there to help build 1:1 connections with faculty and provide mentorship during the Capstone Project.
  • Career advising: Students receive career-related support and professional development in their Capstone Courses and 1:1. This includes assistance with developing resumes and cover letters, looking for jobs, practicing for interviews, and negotiating job offers. Students also have access to the University-wide career support services from The Career Center .
  • Professional mentorship: During the Capstone Project, each student will work in a community organization, industry, government, or academic setting gaining hands-on health technology experience. Each student will have a site supervisor/mentor, a faculty mentor, and the Capstone course instructor that helps the student develop as a professional as well as hone their applied health technology skills.

 

ABOUT ILLINOIS

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the premier destination for graduate studies in the state of Illinois. As a land grant institution, Illinois pioneers innovative research. Illinois leads in transformational learning experiences – both in and out of the classroom – creating impactful alumni.

Illinois Mission

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is charged by our state to enhance the lives of citizens in Illinois, across the nation and around the world through our leadership in learning, discovery, engagement and economic development.

Illinois Vision

We will be the pre-eminent* public research university with a land-grant mission and global impact. A micro-urban community, the cities of Champaign-Urbana offer great entertainment, eating out, and arts to their inhabitants. Explore Champaign-Urbana here. https://grad.illinois.edu

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