Liberal arts colleges in Illinois: Undergraduate bachelor degrees in business, management, economics, psychology & computer science. Pre-professional programs in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy & law, private college in Midwest, 200 miles from Chicago & St. Louis MO.
Knox College, Galesburg: Situated in Galesburg IL, 200 miles from Chicago, Knox College is an accredited four-year private liberal arts college that provides a wide-range of undergraduate degree programs. Our quality major / minor Bachelor Degree courses include Nursing, Medicine, Business & Management, Occupational Therapy, Art, Classics, and more. More than 60 percent of our students enter graduate school within five years of graduation, while others enter law and medical schools. Knox College is accreditated by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA-HLC)
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With three campuses located throughout west-central Illinois, Carl Sandburg College is a two-year community college offering Associate of Applied Science and Certificate programs in a range of allied health fields. If you are interested in a career in healthcare Carl Sandburg College has many allied health programs to consider. Our programs provide the opportunity to take many general education courses at any of our three College campuses in Illinois.
Carl Sandburg College campuses are located throughout west-central Illinois in Galesburg (Knox County), Carthage (Hancock County), and Bushnell (McDonough County). We are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Whether you are pursing a certificate and want to quickly get out into the working world, or you aim to get your two-year degree and continue your studies at a four-year college or university, Carl Sandburg College will help you get to where you want to be.
Located at Schaumburg Regional Airport, Chicago, Avel Flight School is an FAA-approved flight training organization that provides pilot training courses to students from all over the world. Our aim is to provide world class training using the latest technologies and trends in aviation to produce high caliber pilots. Some of the courses we offer include Private and Commercial Pilot License training, Airline Transport Pilot License training, Instrument Rating, and Flight Instructor Ratings among others.
Equipped with state of the art aircraft, flight simulators, class rooms and facilities, Avel Flight School maintains very high safety standards surpassing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements.
At Avel Flight School safety is our highest priority. All our aircraft have excellent safety records and are maintained by FAA certified professional mechanics. With our friendly administrative staff, experienced Chief Flight Instructor and our highly qualified instructors, you will receive the highest quality flight training and have a fantastic learning experience with us.
The Graduate School at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) invites prospective students to apply to our newly established Professional Science Master's in Geographic Information Sciences (PSM in GISci). This degree is an interdisciplinary program designed to facilitate students' pursuit of an advanced qualification with training in the Geographic Information Sciences, while simultaneously developing business skills highly valued by potential employers.
Eastern Illinois University has a strong history in the Geographic Information Sciences. Our faculty work closely with each student to individually tailor their program of study and internship experience, thus making them competitively prepared for the workforce and/or higher level degrees.
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Do you want an exciting and rewarding career as a health and fitness professional? Earning the Personal Fitness Training diploma offered by National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) will provide you with a nationally-recognized license enabling you to work throughout the United States. NPTI has 31 schools nationwide, including in Lisle IL, just west of Chicago.
NPTI in Lisle is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. We have the latest personal fitness training equipment, and you can be assured of getting the best training from qualified instructors, who are themselves professional Personal Fitness Trainers. Get into the best shape of your life while earning a first-class education!
Day, evening, and weekend class are available. We provide free nationwide job placement assistance for all our graduates, as well as free ongoing consultation with nutritionists and fitness experts. Financial assistance is offered to those who qualify.
Student Testimonial: "For me, NPTI had the right mix of science, theory, and practical application of exercise science and program design. Their instructors were great – they knew how to challenge me and help me grow. The value I received far exceeded the dollars and time I invested. My experience and what I learned at NPTI have been a vital part of my success in business and in life!"
- Pam, Chicago, IL
- Personal Fitness Training Diploma Program:
500-hour comprehensive program that can be completed in 6 months (5 hours a day, 4 days a week) or over the course of 1 year (8 hours every Saturday)
Training includes 300 hours of classroom instruction plus 200 hours supervised, hands-on gym time. You will also have a practical internship with 6 months of hands-on experience in a fitness facility with a personal trainer.
Based in Carlinville, Macoupin County in Southwestern Illinois, Blackburn College is a four-year co-educational private liberal arts college that offers a range of Bachelor of Arts degree programs with more than 30 majors. Blackburn College is one of 7 'work colleges' in the United States and the only one with a student-managed work program. This means that students are responsible for the administration of the program including resource allocation, policy formulation, as well as direct supervision of their fellow students. At Blackburn College the student is able to obtain work experience while in school, reduce their debt load, and meet college expenses.
Blackburn College offers more than 30 major degrees, with a wide-variety of course categories to suit many interests. Classes at Blackburn are small, so you’ll really get to know your professors. Our faculty all full professors, not graduate students or teaching assistants.
Make the most of your college experience - have fun, develop a strong work ethic, gain management experience, build a strong resume and create a career plan that will help you gain the professional lifestyle you want. Join the Blackburn community and let Blackburn College work for you!
Based in Schaumburg, Cook County IL, the International Skin Beauty Academy provides Certificate level Esthetics programs for a successful career in skin beauty industry with hands-on education in a mature, professional atmosphere. The Academy’s innovative educational approach nurtures each student into a superior skin care professional. We also provide Allied Health and Nursing Certificate programs, with courses in Medical and Nurse Assisting.
International Skin Beauty Academy is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as an Esthetician School and Cosmetology Continuing Education Sponsor.
The founder and President of the Academy, Dr. Natalia Doran, has 20 years of experience in the medicine and skin care industries as a doctor of dermatology in Russia, and as a practicing esthetician in Europe and in the United States. Her knowledge, medical education, practical experience, and passion make her uniquely qualified to provide the highest standards of training in Esthetics.