Dominican University offers more than 50 academic programs, nine pre-professional programs and five graduate schools in library and information science, business, education, social work and continuing studies. It is a distinctively relationship-centered educational community, rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and known for its rigorous and engaging academic programs, for the care and respect with which it mentors students, for its enduring commitment to social justice, and for the enriching diversity of its students, faculty and staff.
At the University Center
Dominican’s University Center offerings are drawn from their Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Graduate School of Social Work, School of Professional and Continuing Studies, and School of Education.
Dominican University’s graduate recruitment staff hold appointments in the Grayslake facility for the following programs:
Masters of Library and Information Science program
Masters of Library and Information Science with School Library Media Certification
Master of Social Work
Master of Arts in Teaching with elementary, secondary, or special K-12 teaching licensure
Master of Science in Special Education with Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS 1) certification
Master of Arts in Educational Administration with School Principal licensure
See UC’s Paying for School page for information about the GSSW Lake County scholarship.
In addition, The School of Education will hold regular office hours in the University Center atrium in Grayslake, and will gladly meet with prospective students as well as with current students.
Spring Semester Office Hours - 4:30 to 6:00 pm, University Center atrium:
Wednesday - Alice Ohlinger, Field Experience Coordinator
Thursday - Ben Freville, Associate Dean
Drop-ins are welcome, but students or prospective students may also schedule a specific appointment by email to Ben Freville or Alice Olinger or by phone. Alice Ohlinger can be reached at (708) 524-6971 and Ben Freville at (708) 524-6557.
Online Programs & Courses
In addition to the programs Dominican offers through the University Center, they offer the following online programs & courses:
Master of Business Administration
Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Reading
Master of Arts in Elementary Education
Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in English as a Second Language