LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS: "HOW TO BECOME A TEACHER"
Special Information Sessions, This Winter
Discover how NLU can make your dreams of becoming a classroom teacher a reality. Attend an information session to learn more about our Master of Arts in Teaching programs.
National Louis University offers students looking for a teacher preparation program the opportunity to simultaneously obtain a master's degree in education and an Illinois teacher license through our Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree. The curriculum is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education and emphasizes entrance requirements to the teaching profession.
Our Teaching Degree Programs
The following specialized master’s degrees in teaching are available:
- M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education
- M.A.T. in Elementary Education
- M.A.T. in Elementary Education iPad
- M.A.T. in Secondary Education
- M.A.T. in Special Education
- M.A.T. in Special Education iPad
Why NLU’s Education Master's Degree Programs?
With our education master's degrees, you’ll learn best practices in the classroom and develop the creative, organizational and assessment skills necessary to become a successful teacher.
At NLU we understand that students have busy lives outside the classroom, so we make our programs flexible to fit your schedule. Students can take full- or part-time, daytime or evening classes. We make obtaining teaching degrees convenient, faster and easier.
Preparing You for a Teaching License
M.A.T. applicants must prove that they've taken and passed the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) within the past five years. NLU offers various options to help you get ready for the TAP.
In addition to NLU standard admission requirements, students enrolling in Master of Arts in Teaching programs must meet additional requirements that vary from program to program. For more information or to contact an enrollment advisor, complete the Request More Information form or Apply Online today.