WIU is committed to academic excellence. There are eight programs regionally and/or nationally distinctive to WIU: Broadcasting, Construction Management, Emergency Management, Forensic Chemistry, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Meteorology, Supply Chain Management, and Musical Theater. The University’s four colleges, 41 academic departments and 750 faculty members prepare students and graduates to lead in the global economy.
Western Illinois School of Nursing
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing education recently awarded the WIU School of nursing a five year accreditation, the longest possible. The exhaustive review process met the highest standards for nursing education to ensure that students receive an outstanding education to become excellent nurses.
Western Illinois School of Engineering
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program can be completed in four years. This multi-disciplinary Engineering degree prepares graduates for technology leadership in the 21st century. The program provides the intellectual foundation for lifelong learning and successful careers.