INTO Courses at Illinois State University

There are three ways to begin your undergraduate studies at Illinois State. With 165 bachelor’s degrees and 94 master's degrees, flexible study plans and multiple start dates throughout the year, we’ll help you find the path that’s right for you.

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International Year One

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International Year One in Business International Year One in Business

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 16 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 104 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 31 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 89 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

International Year One in Computer Science International Year One in Computer Science

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Computer Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 17 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 103 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 33 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 87 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

International Year One in General Studies International Year One in General Studies

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in General will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 15 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 105 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 30 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 90 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

International Year One in Information Systems International Year One in Information Systems

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Information Systems will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 17 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 103 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 32 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 88 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

International Year One in Science, Applied Sciences and Technology International Year One in Science, Applied Sciences and Technology

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One in Science, Applied Sciences and Technology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 17 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 103 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 33 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 87 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway

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Graduate Pathway in Accountancy with Accounting Degree Graduate Pathway in Accountancy with Accounting Degree

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Accountancy will prepare the student to enter their next semester of a master's degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 33 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 18 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Accountancy with Non-Accounting Degree Graduate Pathway in Accountancy with Non-Accounting Degree

This INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program will prepare students who do not have an undergraduate degree in accounting to enter the next semester of the master's degree in Accountancy program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 54 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 45 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 54 credit-hour program
  • 18 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 36 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Arts Technology Graduate Pathway in Arts Technology

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Arts Technology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 10 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 29 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 14 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 25 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Economics Graduate Pathway in Economics

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Economics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 34 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 25 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 34 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 22 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Fashion Design and Merchandising Graduate Pathway in Fashion Design and Merchandising

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Fashion Design and Merchandising will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Pathway in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Human Development Graduate Pathway in Human Development

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Human Development will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Hydrogeology Graduate Pathway in Hydrogeology

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Hydrogeology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 32 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 23 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 32 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 20 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Information Systems with IS Background Graduate Pathway in Information Systems with IS Background

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Information Systems will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Information Systems with Non-IS Background Graduate Pathway in Information Systems with Non-IS Background

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Information Systems will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 60 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 48 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 60 credit-hour program
  • 15 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 45 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Interior Design Graduate Pathway in Interior Design

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Interior Design will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Kinesiology and Recreation will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 33 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 33 credit-hour program
  • 18 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 15 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Mathematics Graduate Pathway in Mathematics

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 30-32 credit-hour program
  • 7-8 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 24-25 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 30-32 credit-hour program
  • 14-16 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 16-18 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in MBA with Business Background Graduate Pathway in MBA with Business Background

An INTO Illinois State University MBA Graduate Pathway program will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 33 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in MBA with Non-Business Degree-Plan A Graduate Pathway in MBA with Non-Business Degree-Plan A

This INTO Illinois State University MBA Graduate Pathway program will prepare students who do not have a business background for their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University. The Pathway has two study plan options based on the student’s English proficiency. Students with a lower English proficiency are placed in Study Plan A, while those with a higher English proficiency are placed in Study Plan B.

Degree program components

2-Semester Study Plan A:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 0 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 42 credit hours remaining towards degree
  • Including 7 Business Foundation Modules
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in MBA with Non-Business Degree-Plan B Graduate Pathway in MBA with Non-Business Degree-Plan B

This INTO Illinois State University MBA Graduate Pathway program will prepare students who do not have a business background for their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University. The Pathway has two study plan options based on the student’s English proficiency. Students with a lower English proficiency are placed in Study Plan A, while those with a higher English proficiency are placed in Study Plan B.

Degree program components

2-Semester Study Plan B:

  • 42 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 33 credit hours remaining towards degree
  • Including 6 Business Foundation Modules
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Music Graduate Pathway in Music

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Music will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 34-35 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 25-26 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 34-35 credit-hour program
  • 14 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 20-21 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Studio Arts Graduate Pathway in Studio Arts

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Studio Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 60 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 51 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 60 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 48 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Graduate Pathway in Technology Graduate Pathway in Technology

An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Technology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit-hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 30 credit-hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 18 credit hours remaining towards degree
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Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Academic English

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Academic English Academic English

The Academic English program at INTO Illinois State University prepares international students, like you, for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides you with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Illinois State.

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