The M.A. in Education is designed specifically for educators who wish to assume leadership roles within and beyond the classroom. 

With this degree, students can customize a program of study or add a certificate or endorsement in one of many areas:  

English as a Second Language

Education Technology Specialist

Higher Education Online Pedagogy

Leadership and Learning

Learning Behavior Specialist 1

Legal Aspects of Education

Program Facts

36 Total Credits
Earn your degree online.
24 Months
Accommodates the Schedules of Working Professionals

May 10, 2023
Dear Teachers, Alumni and Students: On behalf of the College of Public Affairs and Education let me extend a most sincere “thank you…
Apr 22, 2024
Hanfu Mi, professor in the School of Education at the University of Illinois Springfield, has been selected as a U.S. Department of State Fulbright U.S.…
Feb 28, 2024
The University of Illinois Springfield School of Education has been awarded a $145,000 grant from Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO) to develop a consortium aimed…
Feb 08, 2024
Jennifer Martin, an associate professor in the University of Illinois Springfield’s School of Education, has been selected to receive the Truman L. Kelley…
Aug 14, 2023
The University of Illinois Springfield’s education programs have been named to Forbes list of best online teaching degrees for 2023. According to Forbes, UIS…
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