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    • Accountancy
    • BSA

    A key aspect of running a business is understanding its finances and taxes.

    Accountants and auditors help companies run efficiently. They analyze and communicate financial information for entities such as companies, individual clients and government.

    • Accountancy
    • MSA

    The MSA provides an advanced professional plan of study designed to prepare individuals for careers as professional accountants.

    The accountancy graduate program builds upon the student's general education and foundation knowledge of business and accounting to provide a deeper understanding and greater knowledge of business and accounting.

    • Accountancy –Taxation
    • MSA

    The MSA provides an advanced professional plan of study designed to prepare individuals for careers as professional accountants.

    The accountancy graduate program builds upon the student’s general education and foundation knowledge of business and accounting to provide a deeper understanding and greater knowledge of business and accounting.

    • Kinesiology – Exercise Physiology
    • MS
    • Anthropology
    • BA
    • Anthropology
    • BS
    • Art – Art Education*
    • BS
    • Art – Art History
    • BA
    • Art – Art Studio
    • BA, BS
    • Art – Studio
    • MFA

    An MFA in Studio Art prepares students for careers as working artists or as university professors.

    Students integrate practical and critical skills across diverse media and disciplines; and hone their practice through individual innovation, creative collaborations and academic discourse ...

    • Art and Design
    • BFA
    • Art Therapy Counseling
    • MA

    Art therapy counseling combines the therapeutic uses of art making with the skills of a professional counselor.

    Art therapy counselors are able to help people work through trauma, mental health issues, illness, challenges in living, as well as help those who seek personal insight and change.

    • Biological Sciences*
    • BS
    • Biological Sciences
    • MA, MS

    A master’s degree in biological sciences broadens students’ knowledge of life and living organisms

    SIUE’s Department of Biological Sciences offers several master’s programs that include classroom, laboratory and field study.

    • Biological Sciences – Ecology, Evolution, Environment
    • BA, BS
    • Biological Sciences – Genetics & Cellular Biology
    • BA, BS
    • Biological Sciences – Integrative Biology
    • BA, BS
    • Biological Sciences – Medical Science
    • BA, BS
    • Biological Sciences – Medical Technology
    • BA, BS
    • Business Administration
    • MBA

    The master of business administration (MBA) is designed to develop the professional capabilities of managers working in business.

    The central objective of the curriculum is to enhance quality and innovation in the analysis, interpretation and use of information for formulating, communicating and implementing managerial decisions in business organizations.

    • Business Administration – Economics
    • BS

    The economics specialization provides students with the knowledge of analytical methods for solving basic problems affecting profit and growth of a business organization.

    The business administration degree with an economics specialization will prepare you to be a business professional who understands the environment in which businesses operate and analyzes how economic principles impact business operations.

    • Business Administration – Entrepreneurship
    • BS

    The entrepreneurship specialization focuses on the special details of new venture development and the management of small business enterprises.

    The specialization requires coursework in which students work with start-up ventures, small businesses or small business development groups to apply their knowledge to business problems. In the required entrepreneurship practicum, students develop their own business plan.

    • Business Administration – Finance
    • BS

    The finance specialization prepares students for positions in corporate finance, investments and management of financial institutions.

    Courses in finance are designed to help students understand the complex world of global finance and business.

    • Business Administration – General
    • BS

    The business administration degree program provides a basic understanding of the functional areas of business.

    Graduates of the program are qualified for careers in administration or management of business firms, in banking and insurance, and in federal, state and local government agencies as well as a variety of other settings where the knowledge of business functions is required.

    • Business Administration – Human Resource Management
    • BS

    The human resource management (HRM) specialization provides students with the general and technical knowledge.

    Courses emphasize both the general theory of HRM, the expanding role of HRM in organizational effectiveness, the development and effective use of human resources in organizations, and the technical areas of selection, compensation, labor relations, training and performance appraisal.

    • Business Administration – International Business
    • BS

    The international business specialization is an interdepartmental specialization emphasizing the global dimensions of business.

    Students are required to complete foreign language courses and participate in an international study experience. The School of Business has agreements with several universities through which students can experience the international aspects of education while enhancing their foreign language capabilities.

    • Business Administration – Management
    • BS

    The management specialization provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective managers in organizations.

    The courses in this specialization emphasize the complex nature of organizations and the tools necessary to manage human resources, design effective organizational systems, and diagnose and solve organizational problems.

    • Business Administration – Management Information Systems
    • BS

    The management information systems (MIS) specialization is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of computing technology capacities.

    Students learn to design information systems which support decision making, business operations and functional areas within organizations. The design process includes the specification of hardware, software and personnel requirements.

    • Business Administration – Management Information Systems
    • MBA

    The master of business administration (MBA) is designed to develop the professional capabilities of managers working in business.

    The central objective of the curriculum is to enhance quality and innovation in the analysis, interpretation and use of information for formulating, communicating and implementing managerial decisions in business organizations.

    • Business Administration – Marketing
    • BS

    Marketing is the ability to strategically reach a target market while standing out among the variety of competing messages.

    In today’s market, the branding and positioning of a company is just as important as its financial backbone and the quality of its product or service offerings. The marketing curriculum prepares graduates for positions in sales, advertising, promotion, research, product management and marketing management.

    • Business Economics and Finance
    • BS

    The bachelor of science in business economics and finance prepares students for a variety of career paths.

    The business economics and finance degree will prepare you to be a business professional who understands the economic and financial environment in which businesses operate and analyzes how economic and financial conditions impact business performance.

    • Chemistry
    • BA
    • Chemistry*
    • BS
    • Chemistry
    • MS

    Chemistry is the study of matter and the interaction of chemical substances, properties, and their reactions.

    Those with graduate degrees also can pursue secondary education positions teaching chemistry and the related disciplines. Strong analytical and math skills are keys to pursuing a career in chemistry.

    • Chemistry – ACS Certified in Biochemistry
    • BS
    • Chemistry – ACS Certified in Chemistry
    • BS
    • Chemistry – Biochemistry
    • BA
    • Chemistry – Forensics Chemistry
    • BA, BS
    • Chemistry – Medical Science
    • BA
    • Civil Engineering
    • BS

    Civil engineers design the infrastructure of society.

    Civil engineers protect the health and safety of people and the environment. They allow goods, services and people to move efficiently. They provide locations for people to live, relax and work. Civil engineers apply the principles of mathematics and sciences to improve people’s lives.

    • Civil Engineering
    • MS

    Civil engineers design the infrastructure of society.

    Students have the fundamental training and education through a bachelor’s degree to take their expertise and career to the next level. Earn a graduate degree in civil engineering and explore the possibilities available through conducting research in environmental, geotechnical, structural or transportation engineering.

    • College Student Personnel Administration
    • MSEd

    This program will prepare you for a career in higher education.

    Jobs included in this category are directors and other positions in multiple areas in colleges and universities, such as financial aid, housing, career services, social and recreational programs, advising, leadership programs, Greek life, service learning, international programs, and others.

    • Computer Engineering
    • BS

    Computers have become an integral part of our daily lives

    To a computer engineer, the word “computer” means a lot more than just a desktop or portable computer. It also includes microprocessors and microcontrollers that are part of almost every modern device we use; examples are cell phones, media players, remote control units, the electronic circuits in your car, and many more.

    • Computer Management and Information Systems
    • BS

    The bachelor of science in computer management and information systems (CMIS) prepares students.

    The program is designed to provide students with skills in business systems analysis, design and implementation, database design and implementation, and communications systems design. Students also obtain a breadth of knowledge in the business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing.

    • Computer Management and Information Systems
    • MS

    The computer management and information systems program focuses on information systems and related management issues.

    Through this program, students develop and advance skills in information technology and also increase managerial ability and perspective. This combination of business and technical know-how is widely sought by employers today.

    • Computer Science
    • BA, BS

    The bachelor’s programs in computer science prepare students for challenging careers in software design and development.

    Every aspect of our society is impacted by computer applications. Information technology continues to advance at a rapid pace and computer scientists are needed in every field including business, cyber-security, mobile applications, networking, medicine, game and movie entertainment, education, robotics, and military.

    • Computer Science
    • MS

    Earning a graduate degree in computer science prepares you to take on leadership roles in this dynamic and critical field.

    Computer science experts must remain professionally energized by keeping up with the latest trends and technology to ensure their firm is informed and competitive. Software developers with advanced degrees are in constant demand by many industries that depend on information technology.

    • Construction Management
    • BS

    As a construction management professional, you can create and construct buildings and infrastructure that meet and exceed performance standards.

    The scope of construction projects ranges in cost from a few hundred dollars to billion-dollar budgets. Working as part of a team of accountants, financial analysts, owners, architects, business managers and engineers, you can positively influence construction decisions.

    • Construction Management – Land Surveying
    • BS

    As a construction management professional, you can create and construct buildings and infrastructure that meet and exceed performance standards.

    The scope of construction projects ranges in cost from a few hundred dollars to billion-dollar budgets. Working as part of a team of accountants, financial analysts, owners, architects, business managers and engineers, you can positively influence construction decisions.

    • Criminal Justice Studies
    • BA, BS
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • MSEd

    Why Curriculum and Instruction?

    The Master of Science in Education, with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction, provides practicing teachers with the opportunity to develop deeper and broader understandings of the challenges of teaching.

    • Dentistry
    • DDM

    School of Dental Medicine

    School of Dental Medicine

    • Dentistry – Advanced Education in General Dentistry
    • PMC

    School of Dental Medicine

    Dentistry – Advanced Education in General Dentistry

    • Early Childhood Education*
    • BS

    Learning starts in infancy and continues throughout a person’s life.

    Research suggest that early learning experiences lead to later success and that early childhood education can make a dramatic impact on a child’s life. The field of early childhood education is exciting and rewarding. The early childhood education program at SIUE prepares teachers for educational settings from birth through third grade.

    • Earth and Space Science Education*
    • BS

    Why Earth and Space Education?

    Those with a strong desire to foster understanding and interest in the physical sciences can choose to earn a secondary education certificate in the specializations of earth/space science education. The certification enables graduates to teach at the middle and high school levels.

    • Economics
    • BA, BS
    • Economics and Finance
    • MA, MS

    In today’s global economy, expertise in the field of economics is critical.

    Knowledge of economics is essential to understanding patterns ranging from a single consumer’s purchase decisions to how large businesses and corporations decide which goods and services to produce and when and where to sell them. Globally, economics aids in the understanding of the causes of inflation and unemployment, the impact ...

    • Educational Administration
    • MSEd

    This program prepares teachers to advance to a principalship or other leadership positions in schools.

    There are three programs that lead to the Principal Endorsement on Illinois’ Professional Educator License and/or Initial Administrative Certification in Missouri.

    • Educational Administration
    • EdS

    Why Superintendent?

    Completion of the superintendent program affords the opportunity to lead public school districts in both Illinois and Missouri.

    • Educational Leadership
    • EdD

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers a program of study leading to the Education Doctorate (Ed.D.) in educational leadership.

    The program is designed for practicing P-12 school administrators who want to pursue careers as superintendents or school district leaders. Through doctoral study, they develop expertise in using research to make system-wide changes that benefit all students within the school district.

    • Electrical Engineering
    • BS

    It is hard to imagine any part of our daily lives where we don’t use the contributions of electrical engineers.

    It is not possible to provide an exhaustive list of what electrical engineers do. Below are a few examples of the kinds of activities that involve electrical engineers.

    • Electrical Engineering
    • MS

    Why Electrical Engineering?

    As an electrical engineer, students can work in a wide variety of areas, including communications, energy conservation systems, process control systems, instrumentation and measurement systems, information processing, and aviation electronics. Students can design ultra-sensitive amplifiers that pick up signals from outer space or analyze systems and design applications. This exciting career field offers diversity and flexibility ...

    • Elementary Education*
    • BS

    Teachers at the elementary level teach all subject areas.

    During the first year at SIUE, students focus on general education courses to expand knowledge of the subject areas they will be teaching. During the second year, students begin studying professional education courses to develop a broad understanding of children, the field of education and life in schools. The program begins each fall for students.

    • English
    • BA
    • English – Secondary English Language Arts*
    • BA
    • English – American & English Literature
    • MA

    Why Graduate Study in English?

    The Department of English Language and Literature offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in English with specializations in American and English literature, the teaching of writing, the teaching of English as a second language ...

    • English – American & English Literature
    • PBC

    Why Graduate Study in English?

    The Department of English Language and Literature offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in English with specializations in American and English literature, the teaching of writing, the teaching of English as a second language ...

    • English – Creative Writing
    • MA

    Why Graduate Study in English?

    The Department of English Language and Literature offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in English with specializations in American and English literature, the teaching of writing, the teaching of English as a second language ...

    • English – Teaching English as a Second Language
    • MA

    Why Graduate Study in English?

    The Department of English Language and Literature offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in English with specializations in American and English literature, the teaching of writing, the teaching of English as a second language ...

    • English – Teaching of Writing
    • MA

    Why Graduate Study in English?

    The Department of English Language and Literature offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in English with specializations in American and English literature, the teaching of writing, the teaching of English as a second language ...

    • Environmental Science Management
    • PSM

    The environmental science management program is a new kind of master’s.

    The PSM is a degree in science or mathematics for students interested in a wider variety of career options than provided by current graduate programs in the sciences and mathematics. It also prepares students for work in fields such as research management and technology transfer.

    • Environmental Sciences
    • MS

    Environmental sciences is a growing field with employment opportunities in many different sectors.

    By earning a degree in environmental sciences, you gain the knowledge necessary to qualify for positions in these fields ...

    • Exercise Science
    • BS

    A bachelor of science degree in exercise science provides an excellent academic foundation.

    The exercise science program at SIUE provides students with a solid academic foundation in anatomy, physiology and chemistry in support of cutting-edge courses in applied exercise science and rehabilitation.

    • Foreign Languages and Literature – French*
    • BA, BS

    A bachelor’s degree in French enables students to travel to or live in another country for work or to communicate with its citizens.

    It also prepares students for success in the global marketplace and expands career horizons. Secondary Education Teacher Certification in French is an ideal degree for students who have an interest in French language and culture and who desire to infuse others with their passion through teaching.

    • Foreign Language and Literature – German*
    • BA, BS

    A bachelor’s degree in German enables students to travel to or live in another country.

    It also prepares students for success in the global marketplace and expands career horizons. Secondary Education Teacher Certification in German is an ideal degree for students who have an interest in German language and culture and who desire to infuse others with their passion through teaching.

    • Foreign Languages and Literature – Spanish*
    • BA, BS

    A bachelor’s degree in Spanish enables students to travel to or live in another country.

    It also prepares students for success in the global marketplace and expands career horizons. Secondary Education Teacher Certification in Spanish is an ideal degree for students who have an interest in Spanish language and culture and who desire to infuse others with their passion through teaching.

    • Geographical Studies
    • MS

    Geography is both a natural science and a social science

    While geography is one of the most time-honored disciplines reflecting curiosity about people and places, it is also an applied field that offers insights about present and future issues involving environment, culture, society, economy, and politics. The breadth of geographic inquiry accommodates students who have broad interests and goals, and a variety of career opportunities await those who pursue a degree in Geography.

    • Geography*
    • BA, BS
    • Health Education
    • BS

    The health education program prepares students for rewarding careers.

    Entry-level Health Education Specialists will encourage healthy lifestyles and wellness by educating individuals and communities about behaviors that can prevent diseases, injuries and other health problems. Successful completion of the program effectively prepares students to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, given twice yearly.

    • History*
    • BA, BS
    • History
    • MA

    Why an MA in History?

    Graduate work in history contributes to students’ personal enrichment, lifelong learning skills and recognition of their responsibilities as members of a society composed of many communities of memory ...

    • History – Museum Studies
    • PBC

    Why an MA in History?

    The museum studies certificate offers current and future museum professionals an opportunity to gain expertise that will aid in their career advancement. The curriculum combines active learning through exhibit development and internships, along with elective courses that focus on interpretation, administration, education, and the acquisition of disciplinary backgrounds.

    • Industrial Engineering
    • BS

    Industrial Engineers — bridging the gap between management and technical operations.

    Industrial engineers are specifically prepared to function as problem solvers, innovators, coordinators and change agents. Industrial engineers practice in all phases of manufacturing industries, service industries and government agencies. In a manufacturing organization, industrial engineers may be concerned with the design of a single workplace involving one or more persons and one or more machines.

    • Industrial Engineering
    • MS

    Industrial engineers determine the most efficient ways to create products or services using people, machines, materials, information and energy.

    For example, an automobile has about 8,000 components and parts. The industrial engineer brings all these parts to the right workstations at the right time, quantity, quality and price. The goal is to operate the most efficient assembly plant possible. They use math and statistics to optimize design systems while applying their knowledge to general operations.

    • Instructional Technology
    • MSEd

    In the digital age, you can enhance your professional power by honing your skill.

    Instructional technology (IT) is an interdisciplinary field that can sharpen your abilities to critically analyze the performance problems of employees or students. Once analyzed, instructional technologists envision flexible solutions to those problems, design creative strategies for bringing their visions to life, produce a variety of multimedia innovations ...

    • Instructional Technology – Web-based Learning
    • PBC

    Instructional Technology - Web-based Learning

    The Department of Educational Leadership offers a program of study leading to the Master of Science in Education degree with a major in Instructional Technology.

    • Kinesiology – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
    • MSEd

    Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy at SIUE

    The program is delivered through distance education modalities with primary emphasis on online technologies. Courses typically involve a combination of online and face-to-face meetings that are dependent on enrollment and educational context.

    • Learning, Culture and Society
    • MSEd

    If you are a TEACHER, here’s what the program can do for you.

    Help you learn how to engage and increase academic performance of all your students, including students of color, economically disadvantaged students and students who are English language learners.

    • Liberal Studies
    • BLS

    Students who pursue a degree in liberal studies tend to chart their own course.

    A Unlike a bachelor’s in a single discipline that requires students to take certain courses in a certain order, bachelor of liberal studies students take a variety of courses in a variety of fields. Students have the flexibility to design their own broad-based program that covers the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics.

    • Literacy Education
    • MSEd

    Why Literacy Education?

    The Master’s Degree and Post-Masters Certificate Programs, leading to K-12 Reading Specialist Certification, qualify graduates to be a Literacy/Reading Specialist, Coach, Literacy Leader, Language Arts Coordinator or Professional Development Provider in K-12, as well as a highly knowledgeable classroom teacher. Reading Teacher Endorsement Programs qualify graduates to be a Reading Teacher in grades K-4, 4-8 or 9-12.

    • Marketing Research
    • MMR

    The Master of Marketing Research (MMR) degree is designed to prepare individuals with diverse backgrounds.

    Marketing research in the 21st century is a growing, challenging and exciting field. SIUE’s innovative graduate program in marketing research is designed to meet businesses’ need for skilled marketing research professionals for this new millennium.

    • Mass Communications
    • BA, BS
    • Mass Communications
    • MS

    Why an MS in Mass Communications?

    The MS program is designed for students who wish to concentrate in professional media practice (media message design and media policy and management) or media studies (media and politics, media influence, media ethics, media literacy ...

    • Mathematical Studies*
    • BA, BS
    • Mathematical Studies – Actuarial Science
    • BA, BS
    • Mathematical Studies – Applied Mathematics
    • BA, BS
    • Mathematical Studies – Mathematical Studies
    • BA, BS
    • Mathematical Studies – Statistics
    • BA, BS
    • Mathematical Studies – Computational & Applied Mathematics
    • MS

    Why an MS in Computational and Applied Mathematics?

    Applied math focuses on using mathematical theories to solve real-world problems, such as those related to structural stability, chemical interactions, wave propagations and other engineering applications to name a few.

    • Mathematical Studies – Postsecondary Mathematics Education
    • MS

    Why an MS in Postsecondary Mathematics Education?

    Among the core courses in both junior and senior high schools, mathematics is a vital skill to master for a variety of careers. Students who desire to teach youth and who are able to generate excitement, motivation and understanding of mathematics as well as impart its relevance to real-life applications and developing teaching methods are ideal to be in postsecondary mathematics education.

    • Mathematical Studies – Pure Mathematics
    • MS

    Why an MS in Pure Mathematics?

    Often called the foundation of all sciences, pure mathematics or theoretical mathematics deal with the science of structure, order, measurements and relationships of objects or groups of objects. Those who enjoy problem solving are suited for pure mathematics. The degree can lead to careers in education, finance and also in technology and engineering.

    • Mathematical Studies – Statistics & Operations Research
    • MS

    Why an MS in Statistics and Operations Research?

    Statistics and operations research are ideal for those interested in analysis and interpretation of data as a fundamental process in decision-making and simulations, for example election polls, economic trends, product design, market research, social behaviors, optimization problems, simulations ...

    • Mechanical Engineering
    • BS

    Mechanical engineers play a critical role in advancing technologies.

    Mechanical engineers work to find alternative energy sources, design robots, airplanes or outer-space vehicles. Some may design more efficient heating and air-conditioning systems or create new medical devices used to save lives.

    • Mechanical Engineering
    • MS

    At the graduate level, the mechanical engineering program aligns academic course work with research.

    Mechanical engineers with graduate degrees have the ability to innovate in the areas of technology, energy, national security, economic growth, health care, the environment and more. Students will be among a select group of professionals qualified to take a leadership role in the diverse and dynamic world of engineering practice.

    • Music
    • BA
    • Music – Jazz Performance
    • BM
    • Music – Music Business
    • BM
    • Music – Music Education*
    • BM
    • Music – Music Education
    • MM

    The department’s Master of Music Education curriculum is designed to provide advanced preparation for professional work as a teacher.

    With a Master of Music Education individuals can gain higher status in teaching positions. With that come greater responsibilities, expanded educational goals and higher salaries.

    • Music – Music History/Literature
    • BA
    • Music – Music Performance
    • BM
    • Music – Music Performance
    • MM

    A Master of Music Performance degree is designed for exceptional musicians

    During Master’s studies, students can hone performance skills and investigate an area of musical interest more deeply than in undergraduate curriculum. The degree prepares performers for a professional career in music or teaching and is the necessary step to take if students desire a Doctor of Musical Arts.

    • Music – Music Theory & Composition
    • BM
    • Music –Musical Theater
    • BM
    • Music – Piano Pedagogy
    • PBC

    Music – Piano Pedagogy

    Music – Piano Pedagogy

    • Music – Vocal Pedagogy
    • PBC

    Music – Vocal Pedagogy

    Music – Vocal Pedagogy

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    • Nursing
    • BS

    Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities.

    The traditional option – program for licensure – is designed for first degree-seeking students with no college experience. The School of Nursing prepares future nursing leaders as generalists in professional nursing; graduates ...

    • Nursing - Accelerated Option
    • BS

    Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities.

    The traditional option – program for licensure – is designed for first degree-seeking students with no college experience. The School of Nursing prepares future nursing leaders as generalists in professional nursing; graduates ...

    • Nursing - Accelerated RN to BS Option
    • BS

    Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities.

    The traditional option – program for licensure – is designed for first degree-seeking students with no college experience. The School of Nursing prepares future nursing leaders as generalists in professional nursing; graduates ...

    • Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
    • MS

    The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization prepares students.

    The part-time SIUE Family Nurse Practitioner specialization provides cutting-edge clinical practice sites and opportunities that give FNP students an advantage in their development as advanced practice health care delivery specialists ...

    • Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
    • PBC

    The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization prepares students.

    The part-time SIUE Family Nurse Practitioner specialization provides cutting-edge clinical practice sites and opportunities that give FNP students an advantage in their development as advanced practice health care delivery specialists ...

    • Nursing – Health Care & Nursing Administration
    • MS

    Why Health Care & Nursing Administration?

    The Health Care & Nursing Administration specialization prepares nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing for leadership positions in health care organizations and in other diverse settings ...

    • Nursing – Health Care & Nursing Administration
    • PBC

    Why Health Care & Nursing Administration?

    The Health Care & Nursing Administration specialization prepares nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing for leadership positions in health care organizations and in other diverse settings ...

    • Nursing – Nurse Anesthesia
    • MS

    Why Nurse Anesthesia?

    Nurse anesthetists provide individualized patient care to relieve the pain of chronic diseases, obstetrical services, surgical procedures, and diagnostic or therapeutic procedures ...

    • Nursing – Nurse Anesthesia
    • PMC

    Why Nurse Anesthesia?

    Nurse anesthetists provide individualized patient care to relieve the pain of chronic diseases, obstetrical services, surgical procedures, and diagnostic or therapeutic procedures ...

    • Nursing – Nurse Educator
    • MS

    Why Nurse Educator?

    The NE specialization prepares nurses with a bachelor’s in nursing to function as nurse educators in schools of nursing or to provide staff education within health care facilities, hospitals and community health departments ...

    • Nursing – Nurse Educator
    • PMC

    Why Nurse Educator?

    The NE specialization prepares nurses with a bachelor’s in nursing to function as nurse educators in schools of nursing or to provide staff education within health care facilities, hospitals and community health departments ...

    • Nursing Practice DNP
    • DNP

    Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities.

    The traditional option – program for licensure – is designed for first degree-seeking students with no college experience. The School of Nursing prepares future nursing leaders as generalists in professional nursing; graduates ...

    • Pharmacy
    • PharmD

    The School of Pharmacy offers the PharmD degree with degree options in Pharmacy Education and an MBA concurrent degree.

    If you are interested in making a positive impact on the health and well-being of your community, want flexible hours and a good salary, pharmacy could be the profession for you. If you are a talented science student and like a challenge, you will enjoy your professional pharmacy courses. ...

    • Pharmacy
    • Pharm – Education

    The School of Pharmacy offers the PharmD degree with degree options in Pharmacy Education and an MBA concurrent degree.

    If you are interested in making a positive impact on the health and well-being of your community, want flexible hours and a good salary, pharmacy could be the profession for you. If you are a talented science student and like a challenge, you will enjoy your professional pharmacy courses. ...

    • Philosophy
    • BA, BS
    • Physics
    • BS

    How do things work?

    What are the building blocks of the universe? What influences the fundamental forces of gravity, electricity, magnetism, heat or light? If you have an interest in understanding the interactions and composition of the smallest fundamental aspects of matter or the complexities of the universe, physics would be an ideal academic interest.

    • Political Science*
    • BA, BS

    Political science students examine the development and function of governments.

    They can explore American or international politics, theories concerning the ideal government, health care, the environment and civil rights, to name a few. Along the way, students develop a versatile set of skills that can be applied to a wide range of careers in federal ...

    • Psychology
    • BA, BS

    Psychology is the scientific study of thoughts, feelings and behavior.

    It is one of the most popular undergraduate majors across the country and prepares students for a variety of career paths. Professionals with a background in psychology are often in demand because they tend to have a strong understanding of human behavior and how it can be studied ...

    • Psychology – Clinical Child & School Psychology
    • MA, MS

    Why Clinical-Child & School Psychology?

    The goal of the clinical child and school psychology program is to provide students with a scientific knowledge base and professional psychological skills necessary to work with children, adolescents, and families from diverse backgrounds in a variety of school and community agencies ...

    • Psychology – Clinical Adult
    • MA, MS

    Why Clinical-Adult Psychology?

    The clinical-adult psychology graduate program is designed to prepare students for further graduate education in the field of psychology and success as mental health professionals ...

    • Psychology – Industrial-Organizational
    • MA, MS

    Why Industrial-Organizational Psychology?

    The philosophy of the industrial-organizational psychology program is to provide the knowledge and skills required to analyze, understand and solve a wide variety of behavioral problems that occur in organizations.

    • Public Administration
    • MPA

    Master of Public Administration

    The master of public administration (MPA) has become the recognized degree for individuals who wish to serve as administrators, managers and directors in local, state and federal agencies, as well as in nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.

    • School Psychology
    • SD

    Why School Psychology?

    The specialist degree in school psychology provides advanced academic and professional training for students pursuing a career in school psychology.

    • Social Work
    • BSW
    • Social Work
    • MSW

    Social Work – MSW

    Social Work – MSW

    • Social Work – School Social Work
    • MSW

    Social Work – School Social Work – MSW

    Social Work – School Social Work – MSW

    • Sociology
    • BA, BS
    • Sociology
    • MA

    Graduate work in sociology involves the advanced study of human social life.

    Areas of study include social problems and policies, deviance and crime, gender, race and ethnic relations, employment relations and complex organizations, social inequality, social change, theory, research, and data analysis.

    • Sociology – Employment Relations
    • BA, BS

    Sociology is the scientific study of society and human social behavior.

    Sociologists examine human values, customs, leadership, cooperation and conflict in every kind and size of group including families, schools, religions, corporations, the economy, government, cities and societies. Sociologists use surveys, participant observations ...

    • Special Education*
    • BS

    Special education is a dynamic and rewarding career.

    The need for professionals in this field is expected to continue throughout the state and country. There are many job opportunities available in educational and community settings working with a wide range of disabilities and ages.

    • Special Education
    • MSEd

    Special Education Graduate Programs

    The master of science in education, with an emphasis in special education, provides practicing teachers with an opportunity to expand their ability to serve students with special learning needs.

    • Special Education
    • PMC

    Special education is a dynamic and rewarding career.

    The need for professionals in this field is expected to continue throughout the state and country. There are many job opportunities available in educational and community settings working with a wide range of disabilities and ages.

    • Speech Communication
    • BA, BS

    Are you interested in how individuals or groups communicate?

    Understanding the “human” and social aspect of communications is a critical skill that can translate to multiple professions. While mass communications focuses on the vehicles or methods used to disperse information, speech communication ...

    • Speech Communication
    • MA

    Why an MA in Speech Communication?

    Opportunities are expanding for speech communication graduates in business, industry, public health and other non-teaching professions.

    • Speech Communication – Health Communication
    • MA

    Why an MA in Speech Communication?

    Health communication is concerned with human interaction in the health care process. As health care decision making and health outcomes are influenced by a variety of factors, students enrolled in the health communication area of emphasis ...

    • Speech Communication – Interpersonal Communication
    • MA

    Why an MA in Speech Communication?

    Interpersonal communication focuses on the interaction and communication among individuals or groups. It challenges those interested in examining and understanding human relationships in the context of verbal and nonverbal communication.

    • Speech Communication – Organizational Communication
    • MA

    Why an MA in Speech Communication – Organizational Communications?

    Organizational communication draws students interested in improving human relationships and systems within the context of organizational life, including relationships between employees, departments ...

    • Speech Language Pathology
    • MS

    A career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist is extremely rewarding.

    The graduate program in speech-language pathology combines classroom instruction, research and practical experiences. A full range of courses and practicum opportunities prepares students to work with a variety of individuals with communication disorders in various work settings.

    • Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
    • BA, BS

    A career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist is extremely rewarding.

    The undergraduate program in speech-language pathology and audiology provides students with a scientific and clinical background for understanding communication disorders. Students acquire knowledge in basic sciences ...

    • Theater and Dance*
    • BA, BS

    Those students wishing to share their knowledge with others and who are organized and social are suited to become teachers.

    Classes in teacher education and pedagogy, coupled with a variety of theater and dance classes, prepare students to be classroom teachers. Students who enter theater education like creative problem solving, thinking outside the box ...

    • Theater and Dance – Dance
    • BA, BS

    Majoring in dance allows students to broaden and deepen their previous dance experience.

    The theater and dance program at SIUE has an intense curriculum that prepares students for a professional career or graduate study. The program is distinguished by its small class sizes and the artistic freedom ...

    • Theater and Dance – Design/Technical
    • BA, BS

    Designers and theater technicians work in the realm of the imagination.

    Design and technical theater students develop their skills through an array of hands-on classes. Courses in design, rendering, drafting, costume and set construction, make-up, scene painting, and sound prepare students to gain ...

    • Theater and Dance – History/Literature/Criticism
    • BA, BS

    To learn about theater is to learn about humanity.

    Theater history/literature/criticism (THLC) students learn to put performance into context, analyze aesthetic, cultural and political form and function, and then draw scholarly meaning from what they see. This field of research participates ...

    • Theater and Dance – Performance
    • BA, BS

    Students who desire to share their artistic gifts with a wider audience are well suited for this degree.

    The theater and dance program at SIUE offers an intense foundational curriculum that prepares students for a professional career or for graduate study. It allows students to take the next step with their artistic gifts ...

  • * denotes teacher licensure is available

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