Golden Apple &
National Louis University

Earn Your Master's or Endorsement Today

Golden Apple and National Louis University (NLU), two leading educational organizations, have teamed up to provide Scholars-only Cohorts at the Endorsement and Master's levels. Students can choose from Endorsements in Bilingual/ESL or Teacher Leader, as well as Master's degrees focused on Administration and Supervision or Teacher Leader.

Through NLU's teacher leader, principal prep and bilingual endorsement programs—customized for Golden Apple Scholars—you will gain the skills to lead and succeed as an educator.

Why NLU and Golden Apple?

Through your experiences as a Golden Apple Scholar, you understand the importance of a quality education and our partnership with NLU brings you high-quality, career-focused curricula designed and taught by expert faculty, in a convenient, affordable format.

In these Scholar-only Cohorts, you can choose from programs that will enable you to strengthen your assessment and curriculum development skills, specialize in areas with teacher shortages such as ESL/bilingual, or prepare for an administrative or supervisory role.

The Golden Apple /NLU Cohorts provide:

  • Accelerated Cohort Model—Complete your Endorsement in 18 months or M.Ed. in as little as 21 months
  • Expert Faculty—Learn from experienced Golden Apple and NLU faculty
  • The Scholar Way—Integration of reflective seminars and a curriculum focused on teaching in schools-of-need
  • Clear and Predictable Schedules—Know your schedule and time to completion from day one
  • Convenient formats—Students will attend classes in a blended format with both face-to-face and online sessions

Golden Apple Scholar Cohort Tuition Rates

One advantage of enrolling in a Golden Apple Scholars Cohort is the opportunity for you to earn an endorsement or degree at a substantial savings off a typical NLU tuition rate.

To learn more about the Golden Apple/NLU Cohorts, contact National Louis University Assistant Director of Enrollment Melanie Fernandez at or call 800-443-5522 x4430.

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