University of Illinois Springfield

Introduction

We’re proud to be one of three universities in the world-class University of Illinois system.

Welcome to the University of Illinois Springfield.

Every year, approximately 5,000 students enroll to earn a University of Illinois degree where classes are small and professors really know their students.

University of Illinois Springfield has a beautiful, 700-acre campus in the state capital of Illinois, but nearly 1,700 of our students earn their degrees entirely online. The dynamic learning environment of online education ensures that all online students receive the same rigorous University of Illinois education being taught in the classroom.

Online Degree Programs

UIS offers nearly two dozen entirely online degree programs and the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Undergraduate online degrees:

  • Business Administration B.B.A.
  • Computer Science B.S.
  • English B.A.
  • History B.A.
  • Information Systems Security B.S.
  • Liberal Studies B.A.
  • Management Information Systems B.S.
  • Management Information Systems – Health Care Informatics B.S.
  • Mathematics B.A.
  • Philosophy B.A.
  • Political Science B.A.
  • Psychology B.A.

Graduate online degrees:

  • Computer Science M.S.
  • Data Analytics M.S.
  • Education M.A.
  • Environmental Sciences – General Environmental Sciences M.S.
  • Environmental Sciences – Sustainable Development and Policy M.S.
  • Environmental Sciences – Environmental Planning and Management M.S.
  • Human Services – Social Services Administration M.A.
  • Liberal and Integrative Studies M.A.
  • Legal Studies M.A.
  • Management Information Systems M.S.
  • Political Science M.A.
  • Public Administration M.P.A.
  • Public Health MPH

Why UIS Online?

The University of Illinois Springfield was one of the early providers of online education and established a national reputation for excellence by using the same professors that teach in the classrooms. As a result, online education is interactive and personal, and students grow close to their professors and their advisors, who guide them throughout their educational journey.

Online students have online access to the library, career services team, writing and math assistance center, and much more.

International diversity

We are proud to enroll students from all over the world in our online degree programs. Our advisors work with these students to ensure they are successful.

International students who inquire about our programs are assigned to an online coordinator, who will answer questions about:

  • Application and admission processes
  • Transcripts
  • English proficiency requirements
  • Technology requirements

and more.

At a Glance

UIS celebrates its diversity with a campus comprised of students and faculty of various ages, backgrounds, and ethnicity.

  • Calendar: Semester
  • Colleges: Business and Management, Education and Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Public Affairs and Administration
  • Research Funding: Approximately $7 million annually
  • History: Established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly. On July 1, 1995, became a campus of the University of Illinois, thereafter known as the University of Illinois at Springfield.
  • Location: Southeast side of Springfield, Illinois, near Lake Springfield. Approximately 200 miles southwest of Chicago and 100 miles northeast of St. Louis.
  • Campus: 746 acres

Students

Total enrollment: 4,956 (fall 2017)

  • Undergraduate students: 2,932 (59%)
  • Graduate students: 2,024 (41%)
  • Full-time: 52%, Part-time: 48%
  • Male: 51%, Female: 49%
  • On campus: 3,275 Online: 1,681

Average age:

  • Undergraduate: 26
  • Graduate: 32

Demographics:

  • African-American – 11.7%
  • Hispanic: 6.7%
  • International – 13%
  • All other – 68.4%

Where students come from:

  • Illinois: 72%
  • Out of state: 15%
  • Foreign countries: 13%

Faculty and Staff

  • Full-time faculty: 220; part-time: 129
  • Full-time staff: 514
    • Academic Professionals: 210
    • Civil Service: 304
  • Part-time employees: 247
  • Student employees: 414
  • Graduate Student Interns/Assistants: 383

Alumni

UIS has more than 35,000 living alumni located throughout the world. Graduates have lifelong access to the powerful network of the University of Illinois Alumni Association.

Academics

31 bachelor’s degrees, 20 master’s degrees, 1 doctoral program. Online majors: 1,681

Top enrolled programs:

Undergraduate

  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration
  • Accountancy
  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice

Graduate

  • Computer Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Public Administration
  • Human Development Counseling
  • Accountancy
  • Business Administration (MBA)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:


Online Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences

Online Full time Part time 40 hours January 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

The curriculum for the M.S. in Environmental Sciences allows students to gain a strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realities and their impacts, as well as to manage and mitigate environmental problems. [+]

The curriculum for the Master of Science degree allows students to gain a strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realities and their impacts, as well as to manage and mitigate environmental problems.

Students will gain an understanding of ways to evaluate the impact of human activities on the environment and human health, to balance social and economic needs with environmental realities, to learn how to use resources imaginatively for sustained yields, and to become aware of the role of values in issue formulation and policy making.

Environmental Sciences

The curriculum for the M.S. in Environmental Sciences allows students to gain a strong scientific understanding of ways to study, evaluate, and interpret environmental realities and their impacts, as well as to manage and mitigate environmental problems. Objectives are to enable students to:... [-]


Online B.A. in Mathematical Sciences

Online Full time Part time January 2019 USA USA Online

The B.A. in Mathematical Sciences is designed to prepare students for careers using mathematics, operations research, and statistics in the fields of teaching, research, industry, insurance, and management or for graduate study in mathematical sciences or related areas. [+]

The Bachelor’s Degree

All University of Illinois Springfield online bachelor’s degree programs are Degree Completion Programs. Students are expected to have an associate degree, general education requirements completed, or at least 30 credit hours which demonstrate the ability to succeed in upper-level university courses.

The B.A. in Mathematical Sciences is designed to prepare students for careers using mathematics, operations research, and statistics in the fields of teaching, research, industry, insurance, and management or for graduate study in mathematical sciences or related areas.

Advising

Students should consult with academic advisors in the major for specific guidance regarding completion of general education requirements.... [-]


Online B.S. in Management Information Systems

Online Full time Part time January 2019 USA USA Online

In today’s global economy, most major challenges facing organizations require computing solutions, from expanding markets overseas to providing access to education in rural areas. The most sought-after business leaders will be those who have mastered both fundamentals of Business and achieved a high level of competency in information technology. The online courses are being developed and taught by the same faculty members who teach the traditional in-class sections of the courses, thereby assuring the quality of the online courses is as good as or better than the traditional in-class instruction. [+]

About

In today’s global economy, most major challenges facing organizations require computing solutions, from expanding markets overseas to providing access to education in rural areas. The most sought-after business leaders will be those who have mastered both fundamentals of Business and achieved a high level of competency in information technology. The online courses are being developed and taught by the same faculty members who teach the traditional in-class sections of the courses, thereby assuring the quality of the online courses is as good as or better than the traditional in-class instruction.

In the Bachelor’s degree program, you will learn the fundamental principles of computer hardware and software systems and how to apply them to operational decision-making. A concentration in Health Care Informatics is available.... [-]


Online M.S. in Computer Science

Online Full time Part time January 2019 USA USA Online

Computer science is still the most revolutionary science or engineering field of the last forty years and the next fifty. Computer scientists are distinguished by the higher level of theoretical expertise and innovation they apply to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology. [+]

Master of Science

Computer science is still the most revolutionary science or engineering field of the last forty years and the next fifty. Computer scientists are distinguished by the higher level of theoretical expertise and innovation they apply to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology.

The online computer science degree program at the University of Illinois Springfield provides a strong foundation in computer science. Students have access to an outstanding variety of computing systems. The master’s degree programs are oriented toward software and are most appropriate for students interested in the design, analysis, and implementation of software programs.... [-]


Online Master of Arts in Education

Online Full time Part time 40 hours January 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Education (MAE) online program is a vibrant, holistic, global master’s degree and professional development program. Graduates are known as leaders who excel in their teaching environments organizations and communities. [+]

About

The MAE degree is designed specifically for educators who wish to assume leadership roles within and beyond the classroom, but who are not interested in obtaining an administrative endorsement. It is characterized by lectures, text reading, discussions, and projects, with emphasis on reflection and writing. Courses include studies in teaching, leadership, research, curriculum/instruction, methodology, best practices, school improvement, technology use, and a master’s closure project. Courses meet the requirements for teacher certificate renewal. A total of 40 semester credit hours are required for program completion.

What You Can Do With This Degree

The Master of Arts in Education degree prepares educational leaders for the classroom, as well as community education positions across the globe. Our graduates are:... [-]


Contact

Address University of Illinois Springfield One University Plaza
62703-5407 Springfield, Illinois, USA

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