Graduate Certificates & 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.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics

The purpose of the Certificate in Business Analytics is to provide business and technology practitioners with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to collaborate in the design, development, and adoption of BA applications in organizations.
Business Process Management

Business Process Management

The Certificate in Business Process Management provides information systems practitioners with the fundamental knowledge needed to be able to successfully analyze, define, and design organizational processes and to effectively apply information technology to these processes.
Child Advocacy Studies (CAST)

Child Advocacy Studies (CAST)

First developed at the National Child Protection Training Center at Winona State University, CAST (Child Advocacy Studies) is a three-course curriculum created as a collaborative approach to training and educating frontline professionals and the next generation of child welfare practitioners.
Chief School Business Official

Chief School Business Official

The Certificate of Advanced Study Program leading to The Chief School Business Official (CSBO) Endorsement is taught online and requires the completion of 34 semester hours of course work
Educational Technology

Educational Technology

The K-12 Educational Technology Specialist endorsement is designed for practicing teachers and administration who are interested in learning more about integrating digital technologies into classroom teaching and learning.
English Teacher Education

English Teacher

Education

Learn to examine the methods of teaching English in elementary, middle, and high schools
English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

The ESL program prepares educational leaders to meet the needs of diverse non-English speaking students in K-12 classrooms and prepares educators to be culturally responsive.
IT Project Management

IT Project Management

The Certificate in IT Project Management provides information systems practitioners with the fundamental knowledge needed to manage information technology projects.
Learning Behavior Specialist

Learning Behavior

Specialist

Approved by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement is sought by PK-12 teachers for the purpose of gaining an additional endorsement to be qualified to teach in a special education setting. Combine the endorsement/graduate certificate with an additional 24 credit hours of EDL coursework to fulfill requirements for a Master of Arts in Education.
Mathematics, Teacher Eduction

Mathematics, Teacher Eduction

Learn to examine the methods of teaching Mathematics in elementary, middle, and high schools
Science, Teacher Education

Science,

Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education at UIS prepares future teachers in an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning
Social Sciences, Teacher Education

Social Sciences, Teacher Education

Learn to examine the methods of teaching social sciences in elementary, middle, and high schools