College Teaching Graduate Minor

for the Graduate Minor in College Teaching


interim department head: Yoon Pak

director of graduate studies: Denice Hood and Chris Higgins

graduate admissions information: Stephanie Rayl (on-campus) and Jena Pfoff (online/off-campus)


overview of admissions & requirements: http://education.illinois.edu/epol/admissions/howtoapply

overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply


department website: http://education.illinois.edu/epol

program website: program website link

department faculty: department faculty link


college website: http://education.illinois.edu/


department office: 349 Education Building, 1310 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-0807
fax: (217) 244-5632

email: gradservices@education.illinois.edu


The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) offers a Graduate Minor in College Teaching. The minor provides students with the opportunity to explore the scholarly literature on and practice of teaching and learning in postsecondary settings. Students in good standing in the Illinois Graduate College are eligible to apply for the minor. For additional information, please contact EPOL.

Students within the major can not minor in the same program.

Graduate Degree Programs in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership


Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, CAS (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdD (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


optional concentrations:

African American Studies

Diversity & Equity in Education

Educational Administration & Leadership

Global Studies in Education

Higher Education

History of Education

Human Resource Development

Learning Design & Leadership

Philosophy of Education

Social Sciences & Education Policy

Writing Studies

College Teaching Minor


joint programs:

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM and Business Administration, MBA
Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA and Business Administration, MBA


Graduate Degree Programs

Degree programs in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership are designed to meet the academic and professional interests of individuals preparing for careers as academic professionals, adult educators, college professors, corporate trainers, educational policy analysts, governmental administrators, instructional designers/technologists, non-profit representatives, organizational development specialists, and university administration leaders. 

Admission

The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership carefully considers all applicants for graduate study. Applicants should consult the department website for more detailed application information http://education.illinois.edu/epol/admissions/howtoapply  and should apply online at http://www.grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply.  The quality of the applicant's undergraduate and graduate training and grade point average are primary considerations. Other important factors evaluated include the three letters of recommendation and statement of purpose. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score.

Off-Campus Programs

The Education Policy, Organization and Leadership department offers selected off-campus programs in the Chicago region, through the use of a cohort model. The Ed.M. and C.A.S. degree options with General Administrative Endorsement are offered in the Chicago region. An Ed.D. degree cohort also is available in School Executive Leadership. Requirements for the off-campus Ed.M., C.A.S., and Ed.D. programs are identical to the on-campus degrees.

Facilities and Resources

The College of Education also has many resources to assist graduate students through their academic career. The Bureau of Educational Research works with students to secure research funding. The Council on Teacher Education entitles candidates seeking a Professional Educator License and provides accreditation of professional education programs. Each student completing a degree program is assigned a graduate adviser, who is available to assist the student with planning the program of study and determining degree requirements, courses and timelines for degree completion.

Information on University resources can be found at http://www.grad.illinois.edu/current-students.

Financial Aid

Financial aid in the form of assistantships, scholarships, fellowships, and tuition waivers can be found throughout the college and campus. There are opportunities available through the department, the College of Education, and the Bureau of Educational Research.  Please note: Graduate students employed as Staff by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are not eligible for a College of Education Award or Scholarship.  Campus opportunities can be found at the Graduate College and the Office of Student Financial Aid.

for the Graduate Minor in College Teaching


The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) offers a Graduate Minor in College Teaching. The minor provides students with the opportunity to explore the scholarly literature on and practice of teaching and learning in postsecondary settings. Students in good standing in the Illinois Graduate College are eligible to apply for the minor. For additional information, please contact EPOL.

Students within the major can not minor in the same program.

EOL 572The College Student4
EOL 585College Teaching4
Select one of the following:4
The Community College
Diversity in Higher Education
College Student Development
Changing College Curriculum
Total Hours12