College of Education & Human Services

Certificate Program

The College of Education and Human Services offers 7 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs:

 Health Services Administration


 Instructional Design and Technology

  •  Distance Learning
  • Graphics Application
  • Multimedia
  • Technology Integration in Education
  • Training Development


Police Executive Administration


Admission Requirements

 Applicants for admission to post-baccalaureate certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency. Some certificate programs have additional admission requirements or prerequisites. Application for admission must be made upon forms obtained from the School of Graduate Studies or on-line at Applicants must request the Registrar of the college or university granting their highest degree to send a statement of degree or official transcript showing the degree and date it was conferred. Verification of degree must be sent by the Registrar directly to the School of Graduate Studies . Transcripts on file in the Registrar's Office at WIU will be obtained by Graduate Office personnel.


Students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA for all course work required for completion of the certificate. A post-baccalaureate certificate will not be awarded to a student who earns more than three semester hours of C, D, F, or U grades in the graduate level courses required for the completion of the certificate. No course for which a student has received a grade of D or less may be used to satisfy certificate requirements. Transfer work or course substitutions are not allowed in certificate programs.


If approved by the specific academic department, courses taken to satisfy certificate requirements may be used to satisfy post-baccalaureate degree requirements at the University. Please refer to the Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.