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"This major is the perfect conduit for getting a broad in-depth look at the health field."
—Ari Newton, i-Health student
Get involved with the i-Health Student organization.
The i-Health class of 2012 at the AHS Convocation ceremony.
The College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers an
interdisciplinary degree program in health, called i-Health. The i-Health program prepares undergraduate students
for a wide range of graduate study in health-related fields, and pre-professional study for a range of biomedical
Societal health trends such as inactivity, obesity, and diabetes create greater demand for understanding
health behavior change, wellness promotion, and disability prevention. The i-Health customized, interdisciplinary
curriculum encourages students to examine today's complex health issues from perspectives in the social and behavioral sciences
within three concentrations:
"Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related. Healthcare will generate 3.2 million new
wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in
the elderly population."
—Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition
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