Subsequent Endorsements

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 nine (9) semester hours must be completed at the University of St. Francis and a minimum of one (1) credit hour of 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


Required Documents:

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


For additional information, please contact Maureen Hunt, Licensure Officer, at 815-740-4297 or