2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog

Graduate Programs

The University confers 11 advanced degrees—Doctor of Education, Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Science in Education, Education Specialist, and Specialist in School Psychology. Graduate programs are available in the following degrees and fields of study:

Doctor of Education

Educational Leadership*

Education Specialist

Educational Leadership*

Specialist in School Psychology

School Psychology

Master of Accountancy


Master of Arts

Communication, Economics, English*, Geography, History, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration*, Museum Studies**, Political Science, Sociology

Master of Business Administration

Business Administration*

Master of Fine Arts


Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences*

Master of Music


Master of Science

Biology*, Chemistry, College Student Personnel, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Computer Science, Health Education*, Instructional Design and Technology*, Kinesiology, Manufacturing Engineering Systems, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration, Sport Management

Master of Science in Education

Counseling**, Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies*, Educational Leadership*, Elementary Education*, Reading*, Special Education**

Integrated Baccalaureate and Master’s Degrees

Accountancy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Forensic Chemistry, Physics

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

African and African Diaspora World Studies, Applied Mathematics, Community Development, English*, Environmental GIS*, Health Services Administration*, Instructional Design and Technology (Distance Learning, Educational Technology Specialist, Graphics Applications, Multimedia, Technology Integration in Education, Training Development), Museum Studies**, Police Executive Administration*, Public and Non-Profit Management, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Women’s Studies, Zoo and Aquarium Studies*

*Program available at WIU-Quad Cities and Macomb

**Program available at WIU-Quad Cities only


For more information see the Western Illinois University Graduate Studies Catalog.