Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Students at Campus Life building

The educator licensure programs in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at NIU are housed within eight different departments: English, Foreign Languages, History (including Social Sciences), Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics. In order to be admitted to one of these programs, you must contact a program advisor to set up a meeting and submit an application for the introductory clinical (ILAS 201 Page). 

You should make plans as soon as possible to take the Test of Academic Proficiency (formerly the Basic Skills Test). See our Test of Academic Proficiency Information and Resources Page for more information.