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For 130+ years, National Louis University graduates have earned their national reputation as top-quality teachers, principals, superintendents and educational advocates who challenge their schools to improve the lives of students.
Accredited by NCATE
As an indicator of quality and prestige, NLU's National College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) http://www.ncate.org/.
[+] Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision (Ed 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.
[+] M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision (Ed 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.
[+] M.Ed. and Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with Advanced Professional Specializations
[+] M.Ed. in Early Childhood Administration (Available online only)
Increase your value to students and schools and add expertise to your resume with this new program
from NLU. Offered at both the M.Ed. and Ed.S. levels, this degree opens up wide opportunities for teachers. Choose two
concentrations from the list below.
- Curriculum and Instruction
- English as a Second Language
- English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education
- Exceptional Student Education (Special Education)
- Mathematics Education
- Reading Teacher
- Personalized Option
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.
[+] M.Ed. in Learning Technologies (Available online only)
Prepares graduates to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum, as well as support the effective use of it by other educators.
[+] M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Assessment
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.
[+] M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Assessment with Teacher Leader Major
The Teacher Leader major within the M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Assessment is being moved to a new program beginning with the Winter 2018 start term — M.Ed./Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership. Complete the form to learn more about this exciting new program!
[+] Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
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.
[+] Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership (Ed.D.)
Designed to be completed in under three years, this program provides participants with 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.