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Governors State University




Address:
1 University Pkwy
University Park, IL 60484

Website:
www.govst.edu

International Admissions:

http://www.govst.edu/apply/


International Website:
www.govst.edu/ois

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Regional Accreditor

Higher Learning Commission

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Bachelor's Degrees
Certificates
Master's Degrees
Doctoral Degrees
Professional Degrees
 

Colleges/Schools/Divisions

College of Arts & Sciences


College of Business & Public Administration

College of Education

College of Health & Human Services

 

Academic Programs Available

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other - Anthropology and Sociology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other - Public Administration
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other - Film-Making and Multimedia
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other - Human Communications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Community Health
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Gerontology - Long-Term Care
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Gerontology - Healthy Aging
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Health Promotion Education in the Community Setting
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other - Mindfulness Studies
  • Psychology, Other - Pre-Clinical
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Forensic Psychology

Certificates

  • Biology Teacher Education - Graduate Only
  • Chemistry Teacher Education - Graduate Only
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other - Digital Forensics
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other - Information Security
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services - Graduate Only: Post Master's School Counseling Certification
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching - Graduate Only: Early Childhood Education for Currently Certified Teachers
  • Education, Other - Graduate Only: Online Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education - Graduate Only
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Conductive Education for Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Graduate Only: Addictions Screening, Assessment, and Referral
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Graduate Only: Family Nurse Practitioner Post Master's
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - Graduate Only: Health Care Informatics
  • Long Term Care Administration/Management
  • Mathematics Teacher Education - Graduate Only
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy - Graduate Only: Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
  • Reading Teacher Education - Graduate Only
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling - Substance Abuse Intervention in Healthcare

Master's Degrees

    • Accounting
    • Addiction Prevention and Treatment
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General - Environmental Biology
    • Business Administration and Management, General
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production - Independent Film and Digital Imaging
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Communication and Media Studies, Other
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
    • Computer and Information Sciences, General
    • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other - Management Information Systems
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
    • Education, General - Urban Teacher Education
    • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
    • English Language and Literature, General
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other - Social Work: Practice with Children and Families; School Social Work
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - School Counseling
    • Health Services Administration
    • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
    • Mass Communication/Media Studies
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
    • Mathematics, General
    • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
    • Nursing, Other - Clinical Nurse Specialist; Family Nurse Practitioner; Nursing Administration
    • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
    • Political Science and Government, Other - Political and Justice Studies
    • Psychology, General - Theoretical
    • Public Administration
    • Reading Teacher Education
    • School Psychology
    • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
    • Special Education and Teaching, General - Multicategorical Special Education

    Doctoral Degrees

    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services - Counselor Education and Supervision
    • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - Higher Education; Not-for-Profit Social Entrepreneurship; Public Safety
    • Nursing Science (MS, PhD) - Nursing Practice
    • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist - Physical Therapy (Transitional)
     

    Tuition and Fees per credit hour 2013-14 (Non-Resident)

     

    Tuition
    Technology
    Activity

    Undergraduate

    $ 510

    $ 17

    $ 36

    Graduate

    $ 558


     

    Financial Assistance

    Please visit the Financial Aid website:


    http://www.govst.edu/FinAid/

    Student housing will be available beginning Summer 2014.

     

    Websites for International Students

     

    TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

    All International applicants for admission must comply with the university policy on English Language Proficiency prior to admission. If the applicant does not comply with the English Language Proficiency policy, they may apply to the Intensive ESL Program.


    TOEFL minimum score requirements for Undergraduates:Reading 19, Writing 16, Listening 18, Speaking 15


    TOEFL minimum score requirements for Graduates: Reading 20, Writing 20, Listening 20, Speaking 20


    We also accept the IELTS proficiency exam with a minimum total score of 6 as well as completion of the 112 level through ELS Education Services Inc.'s Language Centers.


    Intensive ESL Program


    www.govst.edu/esl


    Governors State University’s Intensive ESL Program serves the needs of international and domestic students that want to improve their English language skills in order to further their academic success.The curriculum is designed and taught by professional faculty who prepare students academically, socially, and culturally for success as university students.



     

    Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

    Office of International Services - ois@govst.edu