No matter what your education goals, GSU has degree and certificate programs that will help you get there.
We offer 31 bachelor’s degree programs, 27 master’s degree programs, 1 education specialist (Ed.S), 5 doctoral programs and 27 certificate programs. In every program you’ll find gifted professors to help you along the way toward those goals.
One of the big ideas that has taken root at GSU is our Dual Degree Program.
GSU and area community colleges have formed a great partnership.
If you have finished your first two years at another university or your
associate’s degree or – starting in 2014 – are beginning your college
career as a freshman or even want to launch a new career.
Each of our four colleges offers master’s degrees for students building
on their bachelor’s degree or for professionals advancing in their
If you are aiming at the top of your profession in Education or Health & Human Services, GSU offers programs that attract candidates from across the nation and the globe.
We offer both undergraduate and graduate level certificate programs in the fields of Education, Health & Human services, Law Enforcement and the sciences – including biochemistry and biotechnology.
In addition to more than 120 online classes each semester, Governors State
University offers fully online degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral
One of the big ideas that we have been pursuing since GSU was founded more than 40 years ago is to make education accessible.
Undergraduate students may choose to declare a
secondary field of study or specialization during their undergraduate program.
An academic minor will prepare for an intended career within a major or it may
be used to pursue personal interests.