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University of Illinois Springfield

College of Education and Human Services University of Illinois Springfield

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About the College

The UIS Teacher Education program lends a hand.The College of Education and Human Services offers licensure in:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Science: Biology and Chemistry
  • Secondary Social Science: History, Political Science, and Sociology/Anthropology
  • School Counseling
  • Educational Leadership: Principals, Superintendents, and Chief
    School Business Officials.

The College also offers a Masters in Teacher Leadership.

Within Human Services, an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling Graduate Certificate is offered.

The curriculum within The Department of Human Development Counseling leads to  licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and a Professional Educator License with a School Counseling Endorsement.

We prepare students for careers as social workers, teachers, counselors, school administrators, gerontologists, public professionals and researchers.

Faculty of the College take full advantage of UIS’ location in the state capital and its proximity to the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Human Services. Many of the state’s Master Teachers, and human services professionals in leadership roles at state agencies, are graduates of UIS.