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Graduate School Information Day

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Effingham Room, (3rd Floor, MLK University Union) 

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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Factors To Consider

Sample Questions to Ask Program Representatives

Personal Statements

Grad School Resources

Participating Schools/Programs         Check back often for updates!

School/University Program Areas
Dominican University

Education, Social Work, Information Studies, Physician Assistant Studies, Conflict Resolution, Nutrition

Eastern Illinois University

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

Aging Studies



Communication Studies 

Counseling and Student Development

Curriculum & Instruction 


Family & Consumer Science  

Health Promotion and Leadership


Kinesiology and Sports Studies


Nutrition and Dietetics

Political Science 

School Psychology  

Special Education 

Sustainable Energy

Illinois State University School of Social Work MSW Social Work
Indiana University School of Social Work We typically attract the following majors:
-Criminal Justice
-Women's Studies
-General Studies
-General Liberal Arts
-Social Work
McKendree University MBA, MAED, MSN, Criminal Justice, Clinical Mental Health
Midwestern University Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental Medicine, Optometry, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Sciences.
Northern Illinois University


Northern Illinois University College of Law Law 
Rush University Graduate College Masters in Biotechnology, Clinical Research and Integrated Biomedical Sciences. PhD in Integrated Biomedical Sciences. Research tracks in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Biology, Function and Disorders in the Nervous System and Musculoskeletal System. Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Research and Translational Cancer Research.
Saint Louis University  
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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 Business Administration, M.B.A.
Master of Engineering, M.E.
Master of Health Administration, M.H.A
Master of Health Informatics, M.H.I
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 - P.S.M.
Agribusiness Economics - M.S
Animal Science - M.S.
Anthropology - 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.
Economics - M.A., M.S.
Educational Administration - M.S.Ed.
Electrical and Computer Engineering - M.S.
English - M.A.
Food and Nutrition - M.S.
Forestry - M.S.
Geography and Environmental Resources - M.S.
Geology - M.A., M.S.
Health Administration - M.H.A
Health Informatics - M.H.I
Higher Education - M.S.Ed.
History - M.A.
Kinesiology - M.S.Ed.
Languages Cultures and International Trade - M.A.
Linguistics - M.A.
Mathematics - M.A., M.S.
Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes - M.S.
Media Theory & Research - M.A.
Medical Dosimetry - 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
Public Safety and Homeland Security Management - M.S.
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

Southern Illinois University School of law


University of Illinois - Illinois Professional Science Master's

Agricultural Production
Bioprocessing & Bioenergy
Food Science & Human Nutrition
Geographic Information Science
Technical Systems Management

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign/School of Information Sciences

Master's in Library and Information Science; Master's in Information Management; Master's in Bioinformatics; Certificate of Advanced Study; PhD in Library and Information Science; K-12 Library Information Specialist Licensure Program

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/School of Labor and Employment Relations

Human Resources and Industrial Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign School of Social Work

On campus MSW Program, iMSW Outreach Program, Social Work PhD degree

University of Illinois - Illinois Professional Science Master's

Agricultural Production
Bioprocessing & Bioenergy
Food Science & Human Nutrition
Geographic Information Science
Technical Systems Management

Valparaiso University Law School


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