Graduate School Information Day

Graduate School Information Day
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
10:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Grand Ballroom - Union

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?  

Monday, October 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - University Union, Oakland Room

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 via your Panther Recruiting Account HERE or call 217-581-2412  


Helpful Links

Factors To Consider

Sample Questions to Ask Program Representatives

Personal Statements

Grad School Resources

Participating Schools/Programs     Updated 9/30/13    Check back often for updates!

School/University Program Areas
Across the Pond

All majors

Adler School of Professional Psychology 

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology- Military Track 
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology- Child and Adolescent Track
Doctoral Concentrations include: Clinical Neuropsychology, Traumatic Stress Psychology, Advanced Adlerian Psychotherapy, Primary Care Psychology, and Substance Abuse Counseling
M.A. Counseling Psychology
M.A. Marriage & Family Counseling
M.A. Counseling: Art Therapy
M.A. Counseling & Organizational Psychology
M.A. Counseling: Specialization in Forensic Psychology
M.A. Counseling: Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling
M.A. Counseling: Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology
M.A. in Police Psychology
M.A. in Criminology (Online)
M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Online)
M.A. in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology (Online)
M.A. in Emergency Management Leadership (Online/Hybrid)
M.A. in Public Policy Administration: Urban Mental Health
M.A. in Public Policy Administration: Human Rights Advocacy

DePaul University

Computing and Digital Media
Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
School for New Learning
Science and Health
The Theatre School

Eastern Illinois University

Meet with representatives from the EIU Graduate School and the following programs:

Art, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology and School Psychology, Communication Disorders & Sciences, Communication Studies, Counseling and Student Development,  Economics, Educational Leadership, Elementary Education, English, Family & Consumer Sciences, Geographic Information Services, Gerontology,  Historical Administration,  History, Kinesiology & Sports Studies, Mathematics & Mathematics Education,  Music, Political Science, Special Education, Technology and Sustainable Energy     

Fontbonne University

Graduate Programs
Art/Fine Arts
Early Intervention in Deaf Education
Education/Special Education
Human Environmental Sciences
MBA + Business English
Speech-Language Pathology
Teaching (For students with a bachelor's outside the field of education)

Graduate Certificates
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Business Taxation
Individual Taxation
Instructional Design & Technology
Learning Technologies
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Supply Chain Management
Virtual Worlds  

Evening/Online Programs
Education: Teaching of Reading
Instructional Design & Technology
Learning Technologies
Nonprofit Management
Supply Chain Management 
Teaching: Special Education - Paraprofessional PathwaysSM

Governor's State University Analytical Chemistry, Art, Communications and Training, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, English, Environmental Biology, Independent Biology, Mathematics, Political and Justice Studies, Accounting, Business Administration - Supply Chain Management, Management Information Systems, Public Administration, Counseling, Early Childhood Education, Education, Educational Administration, Multicategorical Special Education, Psychology, Reading, Teaching-Urban Teacher Education
Greenville College MBA, Master of Science in Management 
Illinois Institute of Technology The Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, private, doctoral-granting research university that awards degrees in business, engineering, the sciences, architecture, law, design, psychology, humanities, and applied technology.
Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago  PsyD in Clinical Psychology, MA in Clinical Psychology
McKendree University MBA, MAED, MAPC, MSN
Midwestern University 
Osteopathic Medical School, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Speech Language Pathology, Dental Medicine
North Central College  Master of Arts in Education
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Master of Business Administration
Master of International Business Administration
Master of Leadership Studies
Master of Science in Management Information Systems
Master of Science in Web and Internet Applications
Saint Mary-of-the Woods College 
Master of Leadership Development
Master of Arts in Art Therapy
Master of Arts in Music Therapy 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The Graduate School offers the Master's, Master of Fine Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
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.
Communication Disorders and Sciences - M.S.
Community Health Education - 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 Management - M.S.
Food and Nutrition - M.S.
Foreign Languages and Literatures - M.A.
Forestry - M.S.
Geography and Environmental Resources - M.S.
Geology - M.A., M.S.</li>
Health Education - M.S.Ed.
Higher Education - M.S.Ed.
History - M.A.
Kinesiology - M.S.Ed.
Legal Studies - M.L.S.
Mathematics - M.A., M.S.
Mathematics and Science Education - 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
Southern Illinois University College of Business  PhD, Online MBA, On-Campus MBA, Concentrations: Finance, Marketing, International Business 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville   Graduate School offers master's, certificate and doctoral program in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, nursing and interdisciplinary opportunities.
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign A complete list of our graduate programs can be found at: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- School of Social Work  Masters/PHD in Social Work 
University of Western States Doctor of Chiropractic, Master of Science in Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science
Valparaiso University Law School  Law; any major 
Western Illinois University Accountancy; Biology; Business Administration; Chemistry; College Student Personnel; Communication; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Computer Science; Counseling; Economics; Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies; Educational Leadership; Elementary Education; Engineering Technology Leadership; English; Geography; Health Sciences; History; Instructional Design and Technology; Kinesiology; Law Enforcement and Justice Administration; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Mathematics; Museum Studies; Music; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Reading; Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration; Sociology; Special Education; Sport Management; Theatre