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, 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 (03), secondary (09), or special K-12 (10) teaching certification
Master of Science in Special Education with Learning Behavior Specialist I (type 10) certification
Master of Arts in Educational Administration with type 75 certification
Post-graduate Entitlement to type 75 Administrative Certification
The Graduate School of Social Work’s Assistant Director of Field Placement, Shira Vardi, is in residence at the University Center on Wednesdays. She will be found in Dominican’s office in the Student Services area of the Grayslake facility or at (847) 665-4106.
See UC’s Paying for School page for information about the 2012 GSSW Lake County scholarship.
In addition, School of Education Education faculty 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. Drop-ins are welcome, but to schedule a specific appointment with any of these faculty members, please email Associate Dean Ben Freville.
Spring Semester Office Hours - 4:30 to 6:00 pm, University Center atrium:
Monday - Ben Freville or Debbie Ryan
Tuesday - Debbie Ryan
Wednesday - Angela Solis
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