Program Descriptions

Gain your professional advantage by applying for admission to NIU. Once admitted, you must complete the B.G.S. in Health and Human Sciences program application.

Admission Requirements

The focus of this program is baccalaureate-level education for health and human sciences professionals.  For admission, applicants must:

  • Be practicing health or human sciences professionals
  • Have completed an applied associate degree program (or a equivalent number of credits)
  • Hold a current professional credential, certificate, or license in a health or human sciences field in the field in which the applicant is working or attempting to work
  • Be admitted to NIU
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00

Get Started! Apply to NIU byby following these steps:

  1. Submit an application, indicating an intended major of "B.G.S. in HHS"
  2. Submit your official transcripts

Apply to the B.G.S. by following these steps:

  1. Complete the B.G.S. program application
  2. Submit B.G.S. application, including written professional goals statement and copies of appropriate professional credentials, certificates or license to this address

    College of Health and Human Sciences
    Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL 60115

Once accepted, you’ll meet with a Health and Human Sciences advisor to review your previous course work, discuss appropriate courses to meet your goals and plan the most efficient way to finish your B.G.S. in Health and Human Sciences degree.