Licensure Programs

Illinois Wesleyan University is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for the undergraduate preparation of teachers in the programs listed below. IWU graduates are eligible for a Professional Educator License endorsed in the area and grade level of the program completed. The professional educator license is valid for five years. Candidates are “highly qualified” in the program. completed. Review program information and State requirements on the IWU Teacher Education Program page. Reference the TEP Handbook for more information. 

Elementary  (grades 1-6)
English (grades 9-12)
History (grades 9-12)
French  (grades K-12)
Spanish  (grades K-12)
Mathematics  (grades 9-12)
Biology  (grades 9-12)
Chemistry  (grades 9-12)
Physics  (grades 9-12)
Music Education  (grades K-12)