Subsequent Endorsement

The College of Education at the University of St. Francis offers current Illinois elementary, special education, or secondary license holders the opportunity to obtain a subsequent endorsement as a non-degree seeking student. A major in the secondary endorsement area is required before admission to this program. A minimum of 9 semester hours must be completed at the University of St. Francis and a minimum 1 hr. practicum field experience is also required.


The following are available subsequent endorsements:

  • Elementary Education Endorsement
  • Special Education Endorsement
  • Secondary Education Endorsement (A major in the content area is required before admission.)
    • English/Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science: Biology
    • Social Science: History
    • Visual Arts K-12


Application Requirements:

  • Application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Copy of Illinois Teaching License
  • Copy of most recent teacher evaluation (if applicable)


For additional information, contact:

Joan Ferguson, College of Education
(815) 740-4297
University of St. Francis
Tower Hall, Room S302
500 Wilcox Street Joliet, Illinois 60435