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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - Effingham 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 9/18/15    Check back often for updates!

School/University Program Areas
Adler University Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision
Doctor of Couple and Family Therapy
M.A. in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
M.A. in Counseling: Art Therapy
M.A. in Couple and Family Therapy
M.A. in Counseling: Rehabilitation Counseling
M.A. in Counseling: Forensic Psychology
M.A. in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology
M.A. in Public Policy and Administration: Urban Mental Health
M.A. in Public Policy and Administration: Human Rights Advocacy
American University of Antigua Medical School Medicine, Pre-Med
Aurora University Social Work (MSW), Education, MBA, 
Doctor of Social Work (DSW), ABA (MS), Nursing (MSN)
DePaul University College of Communication
College of Computing and Digital Media 
College of Education
College of Law
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 
School of Public Service
College of Science and Health 
School of Nursing
Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
School for New Learning
School of Music
The Theatre School
DePaul University College of Law Law
Dominican University Business, Education, Social Work, Library and Information Science, Conflict Resolution
Eastern Illinois University

Meet with representatives from the Graduate School as well as specific departments including:

Aging Studies 
College Student Affairs and Counseling 
Communication Studies 
Family & Consumer Sciences 
History and Historical Administration
Mathematics Education 
Mathematics and Computer Science   
Nutrition and Dietetics 
Political Science
Special Education    

Governors State University Master's Degrees in Psychology, Counseling and Education in the College of Education. In the College of Health and Human Services: Master's Degrees in Addictions Studies, Communication Disorders, Health Administration, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Social Work. Doctoral Programs: Physical Therapy, Nursing Practice, Occupational Therapy and Transitional DPT
Illinois Institute of Technology All programs
Illinois State University Master's Degree in Social Work
Indiana Tech Law School Law
McKendree University Counseling, Education, MBA and Nursing
Midwestern University-Downers Grove Campus Biological Sciences, Osteopathic Medicine, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Psychology, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy.
Millikin University MBA: Day program 
Northern Illinois University All programs
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Medicine
Podiatric Medicine
Biomedical Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Nurse Anesthesia
Pathologists' Assistant
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Practice
Psychology: Clinical Counseling
Health Professions Education
Health Promotion and Wellness
Health Administration
Interprofessional Healthcare Studies
Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D. Program, dual degrees, Top Health Law program
Sherman College of Chiropractic  Doctor of Chiropractic 
Southern Illinois University 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
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration
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
Quantitative Methods Education
Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Physics, Applied
Physiology **See Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
Plant Biology
Political Science
Speech Communication (now Communication Studies)
Special Education
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.
Communication Studies - M.A.
Community Health Education (Public Health) - M.P.H.
Computer Science - M.S.
Counselor Education - M.S.Ed.
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.
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.
Radiological Sciences - 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. (now Communication Studies)
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.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Graduate School of Library and Information Science  
University of Illinois-Chicago Liautaud Graduate School of Business MBA, MS in Accounting, MS in Management Information Systems, MS in Finance, MS in Business Analytics
University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations Human Resources and Employment Relations
University of Illinois Springfield Graduate Public Service Interns and Illinois Legislative Staff Interns
University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts Medical
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Degree Programs:
Administrative Leadership, MS
Africology, PhD
Anthropology, MS, PhD
Architecture, MArch, MSArch, PhD
Art, MA, MFA
Art Education, MS
Art History, MA
Biological Sciences, MS, PhD
Biomedical and Health Informatics, PhD
Biomedical Sciences, MS
Business Administration, MBA, Executive MBA
Chemistry, MS, PhD
Communication, MA, PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders, MS
Computer Science, MS
Criminal Justice, MS
Cultural Foundations of Education, MS
Curriculum and Instruction, MS
Economics, MA, PhD
Educational Psychology, MA, PhD
Engineering, MS, PhD
English, MA, PhD
Environmental Health Sciences, PhD 
Exceptional Education, MS
Freshwater Sciences, MS, PhD
Geography, MA, MS, PhD
Geosciences, MS, PhD
Health Care Informatics, MS
Health Sciences, PhD
History, MA, PhD
Human Resources and Labor Relations, MHRLR
Information Studies, PhD
Kinesiology, MS, PhD
Language, Literature, and Translation, MA
Liberal Studies, MLS
Library and Information Science, MLIS
Linguistics, MA, PhD
Management, MS
Management Science, PhD
Mathematics, MS, PhD
Media Studies, MA
Music, MM
Nonprofit Management and Leadership, MS
Nursing, MN, PhD
Nursing Practice, DNP
Occupational Therapy, MS
Performing Arts, MFA
Philosophy, MA
Physical Therapy, DPT
Physics, MS, PhD
Political Science, MA, PhD
Psychology, MS, PhD
Public Administration, MPA
Public Health, MPH, PhD
School Psychology, EdS
Social Welfare, PhD
Social Work, MSW
Sociology, MA, PhD
Spanish, MA
Sustainable Peacebuilding, MSP
Urban Education, PhD
Urban Planning, MUP
Urban Studies, MS, PhD
Women's Studies, MA

Coordinated Programs:
Architecture, MArch / Urban Planning, MUP
Anthropology, MS / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Business Administration, MBA / Language, Literature, and Translation, MA
Business Administration, MBA / Management, MS
Criminal Justice, MS/ Public Administration, MPA
English, MA / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Geography, MA / Library and Information Sciences, MLIS
Health Care Informatics, MS / Library and Information Science, MLIS
History, MA / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Language, Literature, and Translation, MA / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Music, MM / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Nursing, DNP / Business Administration, MBA
Public Administration, MPA / Urban Planning, MUP
Urban Planning, MUP / Engineering, MS
Urban Studies, MS / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Women's Studies, MA / Library and Information Science, MLIS
Women's Studies, MA / Social Work, MSW

Certificate Programs:
Administrative Leadership Specialist
Advanced Computational Imaging
Applied Data Analysis Using SAS®
Applied Gerontology
Archives and Records Administration
Art Museum Studies
Assistive Technology and Accessible Design
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Business Analytics
Chamber Music Performance
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Children's Mental Health Certificate for School Professionals
Digital Libraries
Educational Policy
Energy Engineering
Enterprise Resource Planning
Family Nurse Practitioner
Geographic Information Systems
Health Professional Education
Interdisciplinary Language and Literacy Intervention
International Human Resources and Labor Relations
International Technical Communication
Investment Management
Mathematics Teacher Leadership
Mediation and Negotiation
Multicultural Knowledge of Mental Health Practices
Museum Studies
Nonprofit Management
Professional Writing and Communication
Public Health Graduate
Rhetorical Leadership
School Counseling (Post-Master's)
State and Local Taxation
Support Services for Online Students in Higher Education
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching and Learning
Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Technology Entrepreneurship
Transition for Students with Disabilities
Trauma-Informed Care
Women's Studies
Valparaiso University Law School Juris Doctor
Xavier University Graduate Program in Health Services Administration Masters in Health Services Administration
Masters in Health Services Administration/MBA Dual Degree