Explore Our Programs
Learn about our master's degrees and post-baccalaureate licensures and endorsements. We offer programs in business, education, liberal and fine arts, and physical and social sciences.
Master's Degree Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences
- Biology, M.S.
- Chemistry, M.S.
- Communication, Media & Theatre, M.A.
- Computer Science, M.S.
- English, M.A.
- Geography and Environmental Studies, M.A.
- Gerontology, M.A.
- History, M.A.
- Latin American Literatures and Cultures, M.A.
- Linguistics, M.A.
- Mathematics, M.S. – Applied Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics, M.S. – Secondary Education Mathematics Concentration
- Music – Applied Music Pedagogy, M.A.
- Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching Elementary and Middle School Mathematics, M.A.
- Political Science, M.A.
- Social Work, M.S.W. - coming in Fall 2016
- Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language TESL/TEFL, M.A.
Master's Degree Programs in the College of Business and Management
Master's Degree Programs in the College of Education
- Counseling, M.A. — Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration
- Counseling, M.A. — Rehabilitation Counseling Concentration
- Counseling, M.A. — School Counseling Concentration
- Early Childhood Education, M.A.T.
- Education Leadership, M.A. — School Leadership (K-12) Concentration
- Exercise Science, M.S.
- Family Counseling, M.A.
- Gifted Education, M.A.
- Human Resource Development, M.A.
- Inner City Studies Education, M.A.
- Language Arts Instruction – Secondary Education, M.S.I.
- Language Arts Teaching — Elementary and Middle School Education, M.A.T.
- Language Arts Teaching — Secondary Education, M.A.T.
- Literacy Education, M.A.
- Special Education LBS I Initial Certification, M.A.
- Special Education LBS II, M.S.
- Teaching and Inquiry, M.S.
Combined Master's Degree and Teacher Licensure Programs
- Biology, M.S. with Teaching Certificate
- English, M.A. with Teaching Certificate
- History, M.A. with Teaching Certificate
- Mathematics, M.S. with Teaching Certificate
- Latin American Literatures and Cultures, M.A. with Teaching Certificate
- Music, M.A. with Teaching Certificate
Certificates and Endorsements in Arts and Sciences
Licensures, Endorsements and non-degree programs in Education
- Early Childhood Education FOCUS Program
- Elementary Education FOCUS Program
- Instruction Bilingual/Bicultural Education Endorsement
- Reading Teacher Endorsement – Elementary Level
- Reading Teacher Endorsement – Secondary Level
- Special Education LBS I – Learning Behavior Specialist FOCUS Program
- Special Education LBS II – Behavior Intervention Specialist (BIS) FOCUS Program
- Special Education LBS II – Curriculum Adaptation Specialist (CAS) FOCUS Program
- Special Education LBS II – Learning Behavior Specialist Dual Endorsement (BIS/CAS) FOCUS Program
- Teaching Licensure Program (TLP) – For Initial Illinois Teaching License