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 Leslie Bertholdt.  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 Workforce Education and Development program.  For information about these programs, contact Program Coordinators Forrest Robinson and Simone Bolack by email or by phone at (847) 689-0055.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
221 MacDonough Drive, P.O. Box 886182
Building 617, Room 203/204
Great Lakes, IL 60088

Programs Offered Through 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 in:

Aviation Technologies
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene Education & Management
Information Systems Technologies
Mortuary Science and Funeral Service
Radiology Management/Education
University Studies

Master’s Programs in:

Business Administration
Health Administration
Health Informatics
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Quality Engineering and Management
Medical Dosimetry
Rehabilitation Administration and Services

Certificates in:
Communicating Change in Civil Society, 
Companion Animal Nutrition
Information System Security
Journalism & Mass Communication

Professional Development Sequences in:
Food and Beverage Management
Lean Six Sigma

Behavior Analysis & Therapy:  Board Certified Behavior Analyst



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