Master of Arts in Education

The MAE program of the Department of Educational Leadership prepares teacher-leaders who excel in teaching and non-administrative leadership roles in their organizations and communities.

Graduates gain renewed teaching methodologies, technology abilities, and knowledge to lead their organizations.

Welcome from Dr. Scott Day, Professor and Chair


What’s New

Summer 2017 Graduates

Summer 2017 Graduates who do not wish to participate in the Spring ceremony: application due July 3, 2017.

Submit an Online Graduation Application (after login, select the “Graduation” tab.

Mail, fax, or email Graduation Application Signature Form to department.


Graduate Certificates/Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Endorsements

  • Students pursuing LBS1 and K-12 Ed. Tech. Specialist endorsements: the following form should be completed, signed, and mailed to the department:

ISBE Entitlement Request Form

  • K-12 Education Technology Specialist ISBE Endorsement
  • Higher Education Online Pedagogy Certificate
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) ISBE Endorsement
  • Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) ISBE Endorsement
  • Legal Aspects of Education Certificate


Master of Arts in Education