For Future Teachers

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. Below is a list of the of the current IWU licensure programs. 

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