Learn from the Leader in Education
For more than 125 years, the National College of Education at National Louis University has been the place to earn a
degree for those who want to be educators making a difference in the classroom and at institutional and system-wide levels
Accredited by NCATE
NLU's National College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) http://www.ncate.org/.
Complete the Request Information form to learn about program options at NLU, and an Enrollment Specialist
will guide you to the learning path that's right you.
Educational Specialist in Administration and Supervision/Educational Leadership
Designed for school leaders who have completed their master's level work and who want to achieve advanced specialization
in leadership, administration and supervision.
Master of Education in Administration and Supervision/Educational Leadership
This Florida In-State Educational Leadership program is designed for certified and experienced teachers who want to take on
leadership roles, including principal positions, in K-12 educational settings. Choose from two tracks, General Administrative Endorsement
track or Education Leadership (non-endorsement) track. Scholarships worth 20% of tuition costs available to those who qualify.
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Personalized Option
For educators who want to improve curriculum design, instructional effectiveness and learner achievement.
Master of Education in Early Childhood Administration (available only online)
For current and aspiring leaders of center and home-based early childhood programs, this program is also appropriate for preschool owners,
Head Start coordinators, and consultants who work with early childhood programs.
Master of Education in Learning Technologies (available only online)
Prepares graduates to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum, as well as support the effective use of it by other educators.
Master of Education in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (online and on-site)
Designed for educators who want to create an optimal learning experience for each and every student,
and lead in their schools, districts and other educational environments.
Master of Education in Teaching, Learning and Assessment with Teacher Leader Major (online and on-site)
Designed for teachers who want the foundational knowledge of the core M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment program, but also desire enhanced leadership preparation for roles in a wide range of areas from coaching and mentoring teachers to designing curricula and assessing learning.
Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
A three-year, advanced practitioner-oriented professional preparation program for school district or system leaders.
Though it officially targets endorsement for the superintendency, the Doctorate in Educational Leadership program prepares leaders
for a variety of roles in schools, districts, charter organizations, technical assistance organizations, policy and political
organizations, and government.
Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership
A professional three-year doctorate program offering an in-depth study of all functional areas of higher education institutions, with an emphasis on mission-driven leadership, data-driven and research-informed practice and decision-making, and student-centered outcomes.