Upgrade your skills, expand your professional options and rise to leadership positions in your organization with a master's degree from National Louis University. NLU is one of the top choices for adult graduate students around Chicago, IL, Wisconsin and Florida. More teachers receive their master's degree from NLU than any other university in Illinois, and we are the second largest provider of master's degrees in non-clinical psychology. NLU is a supportive, professional learning community designed for the highest degree of student success.
Choose a Field of Study
NLU offers 29 career-focused master's degree programs in four fields of study:
Advantages of NLU
Here are the top reasons to choose NLU as your graduate school:
- Innovation – NLU is nationally recognized for its innovative, hands-on preparation of teachers, managers, counselors and human services professionals. Your NLU experience will prepare you to make an immediate impact on the job.
- Flexibility – A master's degree from NLU fits your schedule. NLU specializes in teaching busy adults with work and family obligations. Choose from 34 daytime and evening classes at 10 locations or explore our online degrees.
- Community – NLU is one of the most diverse learning communities in the Midwest, drawing from every ethnicity, religion and neighborhood in greater Chicago, as well as some of its most progressive schools, businesses and social service agencies. You will learn from both your professors and your peers.
- Support – We know how challenging it can be to balance work and family obligations with your education. Our graduate school faculty and staff understand the demands on working professionals and are committed to helping you succeed.