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.

What We Offer

In addition to a Master of Arts in Education, we offer certificates, and endorsements for licensed teachers. Click here for more information.

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 Spring 2020 Graduates!


Graduation Applications are due by February 21, 2020! If you are completing one of the following programs be sure to submit your application! (Go to Student Self-Service; select “graduation” tab).

  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Legal Aspects of Education Graduate Certificate
  • Pk-12 Education Technology Graduate Certificate
  • Higher Education Online Pedagogy Graduate Certificate
  • English as a Second Language Graduate Certificate
  • Leadership and Learning Graduate Certificate

Contact the Online Program Coordinator by email if you are completing the following Illinois State Board of Education endorsements! Additional steps are required. 

  • Learning Behavior Specialist 1
  • English as a Second Language
  • Pk-12 Technology Specialist