Allied Health Fields

University has a number of programs for undergraduate and graduate students in allied health science fields. For complete information about these programs consult advisors in their respective departments.

Department NamePrograms Offered
Department of Biological Sciences B.S. in Biological Sciences, Option in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences
Department of Health Sciences and Nursing B.S. in Health Sciences
B.S. in Nursing
M.S. in Geriatric Nursing
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education B.S. with options in Athletic Training, Exercise Nutrition and Wellness, Exercise Physiology, and Pre-Physical Therapy.
Department of Educational Psychology M.S. in Counseling
Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders B.S. and M.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Department of Public Administration M.P.A. in Public Administration, Option in Health Care Administration
Department of Recreation and Community Services B.S. with option in Recreation Therapy; Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation

Allied Health Resources

For consumer, professional, and legislative information on chiropractic care, contact American Chiropractic Association

For information about the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and other publications, education and conferences, and links to other resources, contact American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

For information related to sports medicine publications, certification programs, and research grants, contact American College of Sports Medicine

For information on the weekly magazine OT Week, the monthly magazine OT Practice, health and rehabilitation, conferences, and student resources, contact American Occupational Therapy Association

For information on membership in the APHA, legislative affairs and advocacy, and news and publications, contact The American Public Health Association

To peruse images, text, tutorials, and exams related to pathology education, contact Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education

For information about end-of-life issues, bioethics issues, legal resources, and health care reform, contact MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

For information about the Postbacculaurate program at Southern Illinois University to assist educationally disadvantaged students to prepare for success in the medical profession, contact MEDPREP

For information on health care, publications, advocacy, and education opportunities related to rural Americans, contact National Rural Health Association

For information about and publications published by the World Health Organization, contact World Health Organization