Online Certification & Licensure Programs

UIS offers a variety of programs for students who want to expand their expertise after receiving a bachelor’s degree.  The goals of these graduate certificates are to offer a convenient and flexible way of expanding specific skills to assist in the advancement of your career.  Some of the required classes may be used for electives for the master’s programs.  The required coursework ranges from 9 – 34 credit hours depending on the certificate.  Illinois State Board of Education test may be required to add the certificate as an endorsement to an active Illinois teaching license.

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