Secondary Teaching Licensure

Three possibilities:

  • 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

Delivery Method

Teacher Education courses are blended, with some requiring on-campus visits (in Springfield) two to three times a semester on Friday nights and Saturdays.

Admission Requirements

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.

Transfer Policy

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.

Special Characteristics

None

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