The College of Education at Governors State University is energized by its mission, vision and values, offers a variety of quality programs that provide the professional preparation to improve the lives of our students, the human environment around us, the learning outcomes of our state's schools, and our families and communities.   

Current students click here  to access the MyGSU portal. Here you can view important program information, download forms and sign up for Comprehensive Exams, Labs, or Student Teaching. 

Undergraduate Programs 

    • Early Childhood Education (Licensure and Non-Licensure Sequences)
    • Elementary Education
    • Psychology

    ** Please note Academic Programs for Secondary Education Teacher Licensure in Biology, Chemistry, English and Mathematics are housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. Click here for more information.

      Graduate Programs

      •  Counseling
        •  Clinical Mental Health
        •  Marriage and Family
        •  School Counseling
      •  Early Childhood Education   
      •  Education
        • Computer Education
        • Curriculum and Instruction
        • ESL/Bilingual Education
        • Math Education
        • Science Education Sequences
      •  Educational Administration
        • Chief School Business Official
        • Higher Education Administration
        • Principal Leadership
      •  Multicategorical Special Education
      •  Psychology
        • Clinical
        • Theoretical
      •  Reading
      •  Urban Teacher Education (MAT)
        • Elementary Education
        • Secondary Math
        • Secondary Science

      Specialist Degree Programs

      Doctoral Programs  


      Non-Degree Certificates 

      • Certificate in Online Teaching
      • Entitlement/Certificate in Early Childhood Education 
      • School Counseling Certification, Post-M.A. 
      • Reading Teacher Endorsement