Program Overview

The WIU Teacher and Professional Education Program’s vision is that our graduates will be empowered educational professionals deeply committed to continuous learning and the empowerment of all learners. Our programs prepare candidates to work in various P-12 educational settings. These programs range from initial teacher certification to superintendent certification and are housed in 4 different colleges and 19 different departments.

Initial Programs - Programs listed lead to initial teaching certification

Business and Technology
Arts and Sciences
Education and Human Services
Fine Arts and Communications

Advanced Programs - Programs listed lead to professional advancement or professional certification


Other School Professionals

Arts and Sciences

Initial and Advanced Program Course Requirements

Center for Education Professionals

This center supports teacher education and graduate education programs; link field and clinical experiences; and serve the needs of students, graduates, and the professional community.