CHHS Careers - NIU - College of Health & Human Sciences

Academic Advising

College of Health
& Human Sciences Advising

Wirtz Hall 227, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1891
Fax: (815) 753-6169
hhsadvisinghelp@niu.edu

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CHHS Careers

Students can use the links below to explore career information and visit Major WebLinks through Career Services.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and some careers may require additional criteria. For more information, be sure to contact your advisor.

Allied Health & Communicative Disorders


Possible Job Titles Related Degree
  • Audiologist
    • Adult Diagnostic Audiologist
    • Cochlear Implant Audiologist
    • Balance Specialist                                       
  • Hearing Aid Specialist
Audiology (Au.D.)
Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.S.)

Health Sciences -

Pre-Physical Therapy (B.S.)

Rehabilitation Services (B.S.)

Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Communicative Disorders
(Speech-Language Pathology)(B.S.)

COMD - Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A.)

COMD - Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.)


Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences


Possible Job Titles Related Degree
  • Child and Family Social Work
    • Adoption Caseworker
    • Child Protective Investigator
    • Day Care Owner/Worker
    • Family Life/Parent Educator
    • School Social Worker
  • Counseling (may require additional degree)
    • Employment/Career Counselor
    • College Academic Advisor
    • Group Home/Halfway House Counselor/Director
    • Homeless Shelter Counselor/Director
    • Victim Assistance Caseworker
    • Women's Center Director
  • Corrections
    • Corrections Services Specialist
    • Probation Officer

       Family & Child Studies (B.S.)    

          Family & Child Studies (M.S.)           

Early Childhood Studies (B.S.)
Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising (B.S.)
Hospitality Management (B.S.)

Nutrition, Health & Wellness (B.S.)
Nutrition & Dietetics (M.S.)

Nursing & Health Studies


Possible Job Titles Related Degree
Nursing (B.S.)
Nursing (M.S.)

Public Health (B.S.)
             Public Health (M.P.H.)              

  • Health Education
    • Middle/High School Health Teacher
    • University Health Educator
    • Hospital/Clinic-Based Patient Health Educator 
Health Education (B.S.Ed.)