Teacher Prep Degree Programs
As Chicagoland’s premiere “teacher of teachers,” NLU also offers a wide range of M.A.T. and B.A. education degree options.
NLU offers a number of flexible options that can prepare you to take and pass the TAP:
- Intensive TAP Preparation Courses: This new series of courses for NLU students and applicants focuses on three critical areas of the TAP: Math, Reading Comprehension and Language Arts. Students take practice tests to assess their skills and receive a personalized learning plan. Learn More >>
- TAP Workshops: This series of TAP workshops focuses on a range of TAP content areas: Math Basics, Math Content, Reading, Grammar and Usage, and Writing. All workshops are free to NLU applicants and students and open to everyone else for a fee. Learn More >>
- Online Practice Tests: This free online course contains instruction and practice tests for the Reading, Language Arts and Mathematics areas of the TAP. Please contact Library and Learning Support to obtain the School Number and School Key needed in order to create an account: 800.443.5522 x3374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- TAP Resource Guide: This guide provides additional, free materials in preparation for the Test of Academic Proficiency including print materials, pdf and word packets relating to each TAP standard, videos, practice tests, test-taking strategies, and much more.