The College of Education and Human Services offers certification 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 and a Management of Nonprofit Organizations Graduate Certificate are offered.
The curriculum within Human Development Counseling leads to state exams and licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Additional courses may be taken in HDC to prepare for the examination and licensure in Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling.
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.