University of Illinois Springfield Online

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University of Illinois–Springfield (UIS), a public, land-grant university founded in 1969, offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as a doctorate in Public Administration. Part of the University of Illinois System, UIS has offered online programs since 1999, allowing online students to receive the same high-quality education at the university's on-campus students. With small class sizes and award-winning programs, UIS prepares graduates for successful careers in both private and public sectors.

University of Illinois–Springfield Online Degrees

University of Illinois–Springfield's Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition & Admissions Info


University of Illinois–Springfield is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


Undergraduate tuition -- $ 358.50
Graduate tuition -- $322

Admissions and Transfer Info

University of Illinois–Springfield's admission prerequisites and application requirements vary by program.

UIS offers rolling admissions for freshman applicants.

During the admissions process, UIS considers a student's grade point average, class rank and ACT or SAT test scores.

Students also must submit a personal and academic statement.

Graduate applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they've attended.

Depending on the program, students must have earned a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

The university also offers an alternative admissions program, which is open to people who have at least 12 to 15 years of work experience after high school. UIS considers life and work experience as an equivalent to a portion of the traditional freshman and sophomore years of study.

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Online Degrees at the University of Illinois–Springfield

Significant University of Illinois–Springfield online degree rankings:
#3 Best Online College in Illinois

Liberal Arts & Humanities

Bachelor Degrees
English - Ranked #6
History - Ranked #2
Liberal Studies
Political Science - Ranked #12

Master Degrees
Human Services Administration
Liberal and Integrative Studies
Political Science - Ranked #3

Graduate Certificates
Child Advocacy Studies

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Business & Management

Bachelor Degrees
Business Administration - Ranked #18
Information Systems Security

Master Degrees
Public Administration - Ranked #15

Graduate Certificates
Business Intelligence
Business Process Management
Community Planning
Human Resources Management
Management of Non-Profit Organizations

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Computers & Technology

Bachelor Degrees
Computer Science - Ranked #4
Health Care Informatics concentration in Management Information Systems
Management Information Systems

Master Degrees
Computer Science
Data Analytics
Management Information Systems

Graduate Certificates
IT Project Management

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Bachelor Degrees
Legal Studies - Ranked #13

Master Degrees
Legal Studies

Graduate Certificates
Emergency Preparedness & Homeland Security

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Nursing & Healthcare

Bachelor Degrees
Health Care Informatics concentration in Management Information Systems

Master Degrees
Environmental Health concentration in Public Health
Public Health

Graduate Certificates
Community Health Education
Environmental Health

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Psychology & Counseling

Bachelor Degrees

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Bachelor Degrees
Mathematics - Ranked #1

Master Degrees
Environmental Science – General Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Sustainable Development/Policy
Environmental Planning/Management

Graduate Certificates
Environmental Risk Assessment
Geographic Information Systems

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Education & Teaching

Master Degrees

Graduate Certificates
Chief School Business Officer
Education Technology Specialist (K-12)
Teacher Education
Science (Biology and Chemistry)
Social Science (History, Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology)

English as a Second Language (ESL) (K-12)
Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) (K-12)
Higher Education Online Pedagogy
Leadership and Learning
Legal Aspects of Education

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