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College of Health and Human Sciences

NIU's College of Health and Human Sciences offers diverse baccalaureate programs, preparing students for entry into specialized career and professional fields within health and human services. 

College of Health & Human Sciences Earns National Rankings

Best Online MPH ProgramsPublic Health Online

  • Best Online ProgramThe College of Health & Human Sciences' Master of Public Health program ranks as the 5th best online program in the country.

Value Colleges

  • Best Value BSN ProgramThe College of Health & Human Sciences' Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program ranks 21 out of the top 50 schools offering BSN degrees that "offer the best combination of cost and return on investment so you can know you’re getting a degree that is worth your time and tuition."

College of Health & Human Sciences Earns Academic Prestige

Accreditation

Academic Accomplishments

  • NCSBN LogoNIU Nursing students have a 95 percent pass rate on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination
  • NIU Nutrition &  Dietetics students have a 90 percent pass rate on the exam for registered dietitians
  • NIU students in the Doctor of Audiology program have a 92 percent pre-graduation employment rate; 100 percent are employed within two months of graduation