Welcome to the School of Education & Human Services “Our approach to education results in graduates who are prepared to teach.”

We believe strongly in professional, hands-on experience. That’s why our graduates are honored for their achievements, have high placement levels in the schools of their choice, and become leaders in their schools.


You’ll spend part of your class time interacting with K-12 students in structured activities directly tied to the course curriculum and gaining experience in a full range of teaching duties.


You’ll have access to the Quincy University Reading Center, a well-equipped laboratory that blends theory and practice for potential teachers, and the Instructional Materials Center, a special library of materials for immediate support to teacher candidates.


Your professors are experienced educators who will supervise your fieldwork and teach your courses. Like our faculty, our graduates are often school leaders with knowledge, experience and skills in literacy and leadership.

Head of the Class

I can never express how grateful I am for my professors' time, knowledge, and mentorship throughout my four years at Quincy.
Elizabeth Farnell '07, Military Psychologist
Fun Fact: In 2014, more than 500 students volunteered a total of 4,000 service hours across seven states.



Secondary Education Licensure (6-12) Programs

Graduate Degrees

Graduate Program

Program Cost:  

Tuition cost per MEC credit hour:          $475.00

Graduate Fee per semester:                   $  15.00 per credit hour

For more information contact:

Christina Priebe, Ed.S., Ed.M.
Assistant professor of education, director of teacher education and director of student teaching.
217-228-5432 ext:3119

Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, Francis Hall 135, graduatestudies@runfajs.com


Quincy University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504 (800.621.7440).

The Master of Science in Education program is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), 100 N. First St., Springfield, Illinois 62707-0001 (217.782.4330), to offer education programs for elementary and secondary teacher licensure, as well as school counselor licensure.

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