Secondary Education, B.A. | Illinois Dominican University | River Forest, United States
48 months
Duration
37194 USD/year
37194 USD/year
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About

The teenage years are among the most important in a person’s life. It’s a time when a great teacher can make an enormous difference. Now you can prepare to become the extraordinary teacher every student deserves with a Secondary Education degree from Illinois Dominican University.

Overview

In small classes and amazing field experiences, you’ll work closely with the outstanding faculty of our School of Education. 

You’ll develop your leadership skills, master the latest educational technologies, and study the subtleties of lesson planning, classroom management and human growth and development.

In a curriculum deeply rooted in the liberal arts, you’ll take a deep dive into the academic subject you plan to teach. You’ll explore a variety of teaching styles, prepare to support and challenge students who learn in different ways, and gain a deep understanding of the profession’s key values of scholarship, leadership and service.

You will enter the teaching profession with the full set of skills and knowledge you’ll need to create a caring, stimulating and effective classroom environment. The Secondary Education major is offered at Illinois Dominican University.

Features

The State of Illinois requires teachers to earn a Professional Educator License with Secondary Endorsements in a specific area of study. Dominican offers state-approved programs in five key subject areas:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Foundations of Education
  • History and Philosophy of Education
  • Instructional Technology
  • Content and Disciplinary Reading
  • Diversity, Language, and Culture
  • Cognition, Learning, and Assessment
  • Exceptional Students: Characteristics and the Special Education Process
  • Collaboration and Adaptation in General Education Settings
  • Clinical Practice Seminar: Middle and Secondary
  • Clinical Practice: Middle and Secondary

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We make admission decisions on a rolling basis.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who completed coursework at institutions outside the United States must submit official, translated transcripts from secondary schools and colleges/universities that have been attended. 
    • Transcripts from colleges/universities must include include course details for all courses taken (course by course report). 
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency: International students who are not native speakers of English must provide proof of English language proficiency as part of the application to Dominican University. 
    • Admitted international students who require an F-1 or J-1 visa, or whose visa needs are unclear, will be asked to complete a supplemental form, providing Dominican documents required for the university to generate an I-20 (F-1 students) or DS-2019 (J-1 students). Either the I-20 or DS-2019 document will be required for students to obtain a U.S. visa from an American embassy or consulate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37194 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37194 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for River Forest

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Secondary Education.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Undergraduate Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
United States
Bill Gates Scholarships Program
Various benefits
Grant
15 Sep 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
United States
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
14 Mar 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Everyone Can Learn Python Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Leadership Excellence Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

United States
Brandon Wong & Associates Fall Difference Makers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
29 May 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund
5000 USD
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

United States
Cyril McNiff Memorial Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
14 Jan 2024
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Community Impact Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
21 Aug 2023
Deadline

226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
2 countries
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
12500 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

The International Peace Scholarship Fund
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
United States
Acker Warren Fall 2023 Fresh Start Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
22 May 2023
Deadline

United States
The Tall Clubs International Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

2 countries
Nora's Nursery Scholarship Program
1000 USD
Grant
28 Jun 2023
Deadline

United States
Law Office of Jae Lee Immigrant Student Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
17 May 2023
Deadline

United States
Fashion Can Change the World Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
SpeakOUT Boston Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
1250 USD
Grant
14 Oct 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Vasquez Law Firm DACA Dreamer scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
19 Jun 2023
Deadline

United States
The Next Genius Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
01 Oct 2022
Deadline

Next Genius Foundation
United States / Need-based
The LMG Foundation Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

19 countries
Women in STEM StudySoup Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
14 Jan 2024
Deadline

19 countries
Future Innovator Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
03 Dec 2023
Deadline

United States
Students with Disabilities Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
03 Aug 2023
Deadline

United States
John F. & Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund
5000 USD
Grant
30 Jan 2024
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Law Office of Philip R. Nathe Scholarship
1000 CAD
Grant
17 Jul 2023
Deadline

2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
United States / Need-based
Google Scholarships in USA
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Google
United States / Merit-based
Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
31 Dec 2022
Deadline

The Center for Reintegration
United States / Need-based
Hoggatt Injury Law Fall 2023 Children of Injured Workers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
08 Jun 2023
Deadline

United States / Need-based
Overcoming Disability Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
12 Apr 2023
Deadline

United States / Need-based
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
1000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

United States / Merit-based
Workpuls Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

30 countries
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

The Smooth Movers
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
United States / Merit-based
The Lowther | Walker Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Jun 2023
Deadline

United States / Need-based
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
09 Oct 2023
Deadline

United States
Support Creativity Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

United States
Sage IT Scholarship
1000 CAD
Grant
14 Apr 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
Fighting Bullying With Technology
1000 USD
Grant
14 Aug 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

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