Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of Education
This online certificate program offers educators advanced training to acquire knowledge in fundamental legal issues and study legal developments that schools are likely to encounter.
Acceptance to UIS Graduate School as either degree-seeking or non-degree-seeking.
Undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 for full admission
Undergraduate GPA of 2.5/4.0 for conditional admission
Have all transcripts sent to UIS.
Students should apply online at http://www.uis.edu/admissions/applyNow.html by completing the Graduate Student Non-Degree-Domestic & International application.
For more information, contact Admissions & Records at (217) 206-6174 or (888) 977-4847.
The ten courses offered in this certificate program are the same courses our students seeking a master's degree take as electives. Combine the graduate certificate with an additional 22 credit hours of required course work to fulfill requirements for a Master of Arts in Education degree.
A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level. A maximum of eight hours of C (2.0) grades is applicable to the degree (grades of C- or lower are not accepted), provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at time of graduation and an approved Student Petition is on file in the Office of Records and Registration.