Participating Universities

Southern Illinois University Carbondale


We are here for you — wherever “here” is. SIU Carbondale gives you access to the brains of a nationally ranked research university while bridging the barriers of time and space. We have partnered with University Center of Lake County to bring quality programs to you.

From its humble beginnings as the state’s second teachers college — founded in 1869 with a dozen academic departments and an inaugural class of 143 — Southern Illinois University Carbondale now ranks among Illinois’ most comprehensive public universities.

Each year, students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries take advantage of outstanding academic programs as they pursue associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in law and medicine.

At the University Center

SIU’s University Center offerings are drawn from their College of Applied Sciences and Arts, College of Education and Human Services, and College of Engineering.

SIU has an office in the University Center’s Grayslake facility, staffed by SIU Program Advisor Nora Mena.  You may reach her at (847) 665-4154 or

At Great Lakes Naval Training Center

SIU also has an office at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and runs programs there that are counted as part of their University Center offerings.  This office serves the Health Care Management, Electronic Systems Technologies and Workforce Education and Development.  For information about these programs, contact Program Coordinator Mary Griffin by email or by phone at (847) 689-0055.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
221 MacDonough Drive
Building 617, Room 203/204
Great Lakes, IL 60088

Programs Offered at University Center

BS in Health Care Management- Health Care & Human Services


Online Programs & Courses

In addition to the programs offered through the University Center, SIUC also offers the following online programs:

Bachelor’s Completion Degree Programs
• Information Systems Technologies
• Mortuary Science and Funeral Service
• University Studies
• Radiology Management/Education

Master’s Programs
• Business Administration
• Fire Service and Homeland Security
• Masters of Architecture
• Quality Engineering and Management
• Medical Dosimetry
• Rehabilitation Administration and Services

• Communicating Change in Civil Society, Communication, and Media Practices
• Journalism & Mass Communication

• Information System Security
o CNSS 4011- National Training Standard for Information Systems Security Professionals
o CNSS 4013- National Training Standard for Information Assurance for System Administrators

Professional Development
• Food and Beverage Management
• Lean Six Sigma

Non-Degree Diploma Programs
• Companion Animal Nutrition


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