Governors State University

University Park, IL
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Governors State University Review

University Park, IL, 1 University Pky
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups B
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Governors State University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 5,938 students and offering 67 degrees in University Park, IL.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Governors State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
437 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
3
8
Communication Sciences and Disorders
24
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
2
6
Curriculum and Instruction
8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
5
1
Education/teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
26
Educational/instructional Technology
6
Educational Leadership and Administration
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
26
English Language and Literature
22
7
English/language Arts Teacher Education
1
Liberal Arts
168
Reading Teacher Education
14
0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
36
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
29
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
310 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
38
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
3
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
52
6
Nursing Practice
10
Nursing Science
59
Occupational Therapy/therapist
23
9
Physical Therapy/therapist
25
Registered Nurse
58
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
24
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
280 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Counseling Psychology
22
History
1
Political Science
1
15
Psychology
106
9
Public Administration
14
Social Sciences
2
Social Work
41
65
Sociology and Anthropology
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
196 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
52
18
Business Administration and Management
90
22
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
1
Operations Management and Supervision
9
Organizational Leadership
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
124 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
92
30
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
74 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
3
Computer Science
21
33
Information Technology
11
Management Information Systems
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
53 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Analytical Chemistry
8
Biology
19
Chemistry
5
Environmental Biology
3
Mathematics
15
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
31 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication
31
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
6 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Governors State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
Liberal Arts
Registered Nurse
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in Counseling, Class of 2002

CACREP counseling program that gives you the skills for working in the profession.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in Counseling, Class of 2002

GSU is very diverse in ethnicity and age. We had returning students, recent grads, and students interested in pursuing a new career.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in Counseling, Class of 2002

There are no dorms at GSU. I never had an issue getting in to a computer lab if needed. Classroom size is always adequate. I never dined at GSU

Rated January 2016
B Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in Counseling, Class of 2002

I was not involved in school activities so I wouldn't really know.

Rated January 2016
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