Secondary Teaching Licensure
Licensed teachers can earn endorsements.
Candidates with a bachelor's degree can pursue secondary teaching licensure in Math, English, Science or Social Science.
Candidates without a bachelor's degree can earn a bachelor's with a minor in teacher education through online study to obtain secondary teaching licensure in Math, English, or Social Science
Teacher Education courses are blended, with some requiring on-campus visits (in Springfield) two to three times a semester on Friday nights and Saturdays.
For all transfer students, admissions requirements for UIS are:
2.50 overall GPA
30 hours of college credit
English Composition I with a minimum grade of C.
Apply online at http://www.uis.edu
Candidates without a bachelor's degree should apply as a Transfer Student
Candidates with a bachelor's degree should apply as a Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Student
There is a separate application (https://www.uis.edu/teachereducation/students/getting-started/) to the Teacher Education Program as well as admission requirements.
Candidates may transfer in some general education courses, prerequisites courses for teacher education, and up to three additional teacher education courses taken within the last 7 years.