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


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Transcripts are required for all inquiries. You may upload a maximum of four (4) files. Acceptable formats include .jpg, .png, or .pdf.

Individuals submitting an inquiry for Subsequent Endorsement MUST complete and upload the corresponding Evaluation Worksheet.  Acceptable formats include .doc,.docx, and .pdf.