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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Grand Ballroom - Union       Map it

Interested in Graduate School? 

Want to learn more about entrance requirements, testing deadlines, what courses are offered? Then this is the event for you!    View a list of Participating Schools & Programs below.

This your chance to meet with representatives from a wide variety of graduate programs from EIU as well as many other universities throughout the Midwest.

Excellent opportunity to collect information about graduate and professional programs as well as pick up applications.


Plan to attend Tuesday's Panel Event!  

Grad School- Is it for Me?  

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - Charleston/Mattoon Room, MLK Union (3rd Floor)

Still thinking about grad school?  Want to learn more?  Get your questions answered from a panel of graduate admissions experts on everything you wanted to know about graduate school.   

Reserve your seat HERE or call 217-581-2412  


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Participating Schools/Programs     Updated 10/13/14    Check back often for updates!

School/University Program Areas
Across the Pond

All Majors

Geographic Areas: England, Scotland, and Wales

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Psychology, Public Policy & Administration, Nonprofit Management, Criminology, Emergency Management Leadership, Counseling with specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Art Therapy, Couple & Family Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling, Forensic Psychology, Sport & Health Psychology, Industrial & Organizational, and Military Psychology.

American University of the Caribbean Medical School
Central Michigan University All majors
DePaul University  
Dominican University Graduate School of Social Work, Brennan School of Business, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, School of Education, School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Eastern Illinois University Meet with representatives from the EIU Graduate School and the following programs:

Art,Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Counseling, Dietetics, Economics, Elementary Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Gerontology, Health Leadership & Promotion,  History & Historical Administration, Kinesiology, Math, Music, Political Science, School Psychology, Special Education, Technology    
Fontbonne University Accounting, Accountancy, MBA, Master of Management, Supply Chain Management, Nonprofit Management, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Art and Fine Arts, Instructional Design & Technology, Learning Technologies, Speech-Language Pathology, Teaching, Special Education, speech and Theatre, MAT Theatre
Governors State University Graduate Degrees in:
Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
Marriage and Family 
School Counseling 
Early Childhood Education 
Computer Education 
Curriculum and Instruction 
Science Education Sequences 
Educational Administration 
Chief School Business Official 
Higher Education Administration 
Principal Leadership 
Multicategorical Special Education 
Reading (On-Line Program) 
Urban Teacher Education 
Elementary Education 
Secondary Math 
Secondary Science 
Specialist Degrees:
School Psychology (Ed.S.) 
Doctoral Degrees :
Counselor Education and Supervision (Ed.D.) 
Interdisciplinary Leadership (On-Line Program) (Ed.D.) 
Higher Education Administration 
Superintendent (P-12) 
Not-for-Profit / Social Entrepreneurship 
Public Safety 
Non-Degree Certificates:
Certificate in OnlineTeaching 
Entitlement/Certificate in Early Childhood Education 
School Counseling Certification, Post-M.A. 
Reading Teacher Endorsement 
Illinois Institute of Technology Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Life Sciences, Architecture, Business, Psychology, Law, Food Science, Design, Humanities
Illinois State University School of Social Work  MSW Program
The John Marshall Law School   
Logan University Chiropractic, Nutrition and Human Performance, and Sports Rehabilitation
McKendree University Graduate programs in business, education, nursing and professional counseling
Midwestern University Health related professions
Northeastern Illinois University MS Biology
2. MS Chemistry
3. MA Communication, Media & Theatre
4. MS Computer Science
5. MA English – Composition Concentration
6. MA English – Literature Concentration
7. MA Geography and Environmental Studies
8. MA Gerontology
9. MA History
10. MA Latin American Literatures and Cultures
11. MA Linguistics
12. MA Political Science
13. MA Music – Applied Music Pedagogy
14. MS Mathematics – Applied Mathematics
15. MS Mathematics – Secondary Education Mathematics
16. MA Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching Elementary and Middle School Mathematics
17. MA Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language TESL/TEFL

Dual Master's Degree Programs 
1. MS Biology with Teaching Certificate
2. MA English with Teaching Certificate
3. MA History with Teaching Certificate
4. MS Mathematics with Teaching Certificate
5. MA Latin American Literatures and Cultures with Teaching Certificate
6. MA Music with Teaching Certificate

Master's Degree Programs in the College of Business and Management 
1. MSA Master of Science in Accounting
2. MBA Master of Business Administration

Master's Degree Programs in the College of Education
1. MA Counseling – Clinical Mental Health Counseling
2. MA Counseling – Family
3. MA Counseling – Rehabilitation
4. MA Counseling – School
5. MS Exercise Science
6. MA Gifted Education
7. MA Human Resource Development
8. MA Inner City Studies Education
9. MS Instruction Bicultural/Bilingual Education (MSI)
10. MS Instruction Language Arts – Secondary Education (MSI)
11. MA Literacy Education
12. MA School Leadership
13. MA Special Education LBS I Initial Certification
14. MS Special Education LBS II
15. MA Teaching Bicultural/Bilingual Education (MAT)
16. MA Teaching Early Childhood Education (MAT)
17. MA Teaching Elementary and Middle School (MAT)
18. MA Teaching Language Arts – Secondary Education (MAT)
19. MS Teaching and Inquiry (MSTI)

Non-degree Programs

Certificate Programs in Arts and Sciences
1. Geographic Information Systems Certificate
2. Gerontology Certificate

Non-degree Programs in Education 
1. Early Childhood Education FOCUS Program
2. Elementary Education FOCUS Program
3. LBS I – Learning Behavior Specialist FOCUS Program
4. LBS II – Learning Behavior Specialist
5. LBS II – Curriculum Adaptation Specialist (CAS)
6. LBS II – Behavior Intervention Specialist
7. Reading Teacher Endorsement – Elementary Level
8. Reading Teacher Endorsement – Secondary Level
9. Secondary Education FOCUS Program
10. Teaching Licensure Program (TCP) – Initial License
• Early Childhood Education – Type 4
• Elementary Education – Type 3
• ​Secondary Education – Type 9 (Biology, English, History, Math)
• Secondary Education – Type 10 (Art, Music, French, PE, Spanish)
Northern Illinois University Biology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Computer Science, Communicative Disorders, Music, Public Administration, Public Health, Math, Physics, Engineering, Philosophy, Sociology, Geography, Education, History, English
Saint Mary of the Woods College MA in Art Therapy
MA in Music Therapy
Master of Leadership Development focusing in organizational, nonprofit or financial leadership.
Southern Illinois University Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programs are available in the fields listed below:
Agricultural Sciences
Business Administration
Computer Science
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Science
Environmental Resources & Policy
Health Education
Historical Studies
Mass Communication and Media Arts
Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry
Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Physics, Applied
Physiology **See Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
Plant Biology
Political Science
Speech Communication
Workforce Education and Development

Master's degrees are available in the approved programs listed below:
Master of Accountancy, M.Acc.
Master of Architecture, M.ARCH
Master of Arts, M.A.
Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.
Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
Master of Engineering, M.E.
Master of Legal Studies, M.L.S.;
Master of Music, M.M.
Master of Public Administration, M.P.A.
Master of Public Health, M.P.H.
Master of Science, M.S.
Master of Science in Education, M.S.Ed.
Master of Science in Physician Assistant, M.S.P.A.
Master of Social Work, M.S.W.
Professional Science Masters, P.S.M.
Accountancy –M.Acc.
Advanced Energy and Fuel Management -- PSM
Agribusiness Economics - M.S
Animal Science - M.S.
Anthropology - M.A.
Applied Linguistics - M.A.
Architecture - M.ARCH
Art History & Visual Culture - M.A.
Behavior Analysis and Therapy - M.S.
Biological Sciences / MEDPREP - M.S.
Biomedical Engineering - M.S., M.E.
Business Administration - M.B.A.
Chemistry - M.S.
Civil and Environmental Engineering - M.S., M.E.
Communication Disorders and Sciences - M.S.
Community Health Education (Public Health) - M.P.H.
Computer Science - M.S.
Criminology and Criminal Justice - M.A
Curriculum and Instruction - M.S.Ed.
Curriculum and Instruction Secondary Education - M.A.T.
Economics - M.A., M.S.
Educational Administration - M.S.Ed.
Educational Psychology - M.S.Ed.
Electrical and Computer Engineering - M.S.
English - M.A.
Fire Service and Homeland Security Management - M.S.
Food and Nutrition - M.S.
Forestry - M.S.
Geography and Environmental Resources - M.S.
Geology - M.A., M.S.
Higher Education - M.S.Ed.
History - M.A.
Kinesiology - M.S.Ed.
Languages, Cultures, and International Studies- M.A.
Legal Studies - M.L.S.
Mathematics - M.A., M.S.
Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes - M.S.
Media Theory & Research - M.A.
Medical Dosimetry - M.S.
Mining Engineering - M.S.
Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry - M.S.
Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology - M.S.
Music - M.M.
Pharmacology and Neuroscience - M.S.
Philosophy - M.A.
Physician Assistant - M.S.P.A. 
Physics - M.S.
Physiology - M.S. **See Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
Plant Biology - M.S.
Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems - M.S.
Political Science - M.A.
Professional Media & Media Management Studies - M.S.
Professional Science Masters-PSM **See Advanced Energy and Fuel Management
Psychology - M.A., M.S.
Public Administration - M.P.A.
Public Health-MPH **See Community Health Education
Quality Engineering and Management - M.S.
Recreation - M.S.Ed.
Rehabilitation Administration and Services - M.S.
Rehabilitation Counseling - M.S.
Social Work - M.S.W.
Sociology - M.A.
Special Education - M.S.Ed.
Speech Communication - M.A.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - M.A.
Workforce Education and Development - M.S.Ed.
Zoology - M.S.
Master of Fine Arts Degree
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree programs are available in the fields below:
Art and Design
Creative Writing
Mass Communication and Media Arts

SIUC currently offers a variety of Certificate Programs. These short term graduate programs provide a certification, not a degree, for specialized training in nine areas of interest
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

Accountancy, Art – Studio; Art Therapy Counseling; Biological Sciences; Biotechnology Management; Business Administration; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; College Student Personnel Administration; Computer Management and Information Systems (CMIS); Computer Science; Curriculum and Instruction; Dental Medicine; Economics and Finance; Educational Administration; Educational Leadership; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Science; English; Environmental Sciences; Geographical Studies; Healthcare Informatics; History; Industrial Engineering; Instructional Technology; Kinesiology; Learning, Culture and Society; Literacy Education; Marketing Research; Mass Communications; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Music; Nursing; Pharmacy; Psychology; Public Administration; School Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; Special Education; Speech Communication; and Speech-language Pathology.

University of Illinois Springfield - Office of Graduate Intern Programs

All Majors

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate College

View programs at: http://www.grad.illinois.edu/program-contacts

University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
Data Curation
Data Analytics 

UIUC School of Social Work

Masters and PhD

Valparaiso University Law School

Juris Doctor

Walden University

Masters, Doctoral, PhD programs. Business, Health, Nursing, Psychology, Education, Communication, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Information Technology, Public Policy, Human Services, Social Work

Western Illinois University - School of Graduate Studies

Accountancy; Communication; Economics; Educational Leadership; English; Geography; History; Law Enforcement and Justice Administration; Museum Studies; Political Science; Sociology; Business Administration; Theatre; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Music; Biology; Chemistry; College Student Personnel; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Computer Science; Engineering Technology Leadership; Health Sciences; Instructional Design and Technology; Kinesiology; Mathematics; Physics; Psychology (School, Clinical/Community Mental Health, General/Experimental); Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration; Sport Management; Counseling; Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies; Elementary Education; Reading; Special Education; Environmental Science: Large River Ecosystems (Ph.D. only)

Wright Graduate University

Masters Degree in Transformational Leadership & Coaching
Doctor of Education in Transformational Leadership & Coaching
Graduate Certificate in Emotional Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Social Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Transformational Leadership
Graduate Certificate in Transformational Coaching