College of Education

USF has been educating teachers since 1925 and remains committed to providing engaging and high-quality programs designed to meet the challenges that face today’s educators.
 

Undergraduate Initial Teacher Licensure Programs

Elementary Education (1-6)

Middle Level Education (5-8)
Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Social Science

Secondary Education (9-12)
English/Language Arts
History/Social Science
Mathematics
Science: Biology

Special Education (PreK – Age 21)

Visual Arts Education
 

Graduate Initial Licensure Programs

M.Ed. with Professional Educator License
Elementary Education (1-6)
Middle Level Education (5-8): Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies
Secondary Education (9-12): English/Language Arts, History/Social Science, Mathematics, or Science: Biology
Special Education (PreK – Age 21)
Visual Arts Education
 

Advanced Degree Programs

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership
Superintendent Endorsement
Stewardship, Leadership & Learning

Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Educational Leadership
Principal Preparation
Teacher Leader

Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Reading

Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Teaching and Learning
Affective Domain of Teaching
Best Practices
Bilingual Education
Differentiated Instruction
Educational Technology
English as a Second Language
Health Education
Reading
Special Education
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
 

Graduate Certificate Programs

Adult TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
 

Illinois Professional Educator License Information

Basic Skills Requirement
Subsequent Endorsement via Focused Program
 

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