Southern Illinois University Oakton Partnerships

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  Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  Saluki Step Ahead Online Program

What is it?

Saluki Step Ahead offers a unique opportunity for transfer students to complete their baccalaureate degree completely online in select programs.

Benefits

Automatic admission to SIUC’s online Accounting, Business and Administration, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Health Care Management, Psychology, and Radiologic Sciences (Education Management) programs.

Early admittance into SIU

Personalized assistance from an Admissions Coordinator

4-year outlined degree track

Online option provides flexibility for working adults

$8,000 scholarship ($4,000/year for two years)

Application

Students who wish to apply will need to complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission.  To ensure consideration for Saluki Step Ahead, students will need to:

  • List Oakton Community College
  • Choose a Saluki Step Ahead major
    • Accounting
    • Business & Administration
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    • Health Care Management
    • Psychology
    • Radiologic Sciences (Education & Management)
  • Choose the term of interest to transfer to SIU
  • Submit the necessary credentials to be admitted to SIU  

Participation Details

In order to qualify for Saluki Step Ahead, a student must:

  • Attend an Illinois Community College
  • Apply during your first year at community college
  • Graduate with your AA/AS degree (2.0+)
  • Enter into a Saluki Step Ahead partner online program:
    • Accounting
    • Business & Administration
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    • Health Care Management
    • Psychology
    • Radiologic Sciences  

Contact

SIU Admissions
618-536-4405
transfer@siu.edu

To make an appointment with an Academic Advisor please contact:

Des Plaines campus
1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1861
847.635.1700

Skokie campus
7701 N. Lincoln Ave.,
Room A100
847.635.1400