The following are Northeastern’s Focus Programs:

  • Bilingual Endorsement Focus Program
  • Early Childhood Education Focus Program
  • Elementary Education Focus Program
  • Health Education (9-12) Endorsement Focus Program
  • Physical Education (K-12) Endorsement Focus Program
  • Secondary Education Focus Program

Admission Information

Please see Additional Requirements for Graduate Programs to see which semester(s) your program of interest admits students.

Program Benefits

The Goodwin College of Education offers flexible day, evening and weekend classes.

Students get personalized attention from skilled professors in small class sizes, and gain connections to internships, career fairs and educational conferences.

Northeastern offers an affordable tuition and convenient urban locations accessible by car or public transportation.

Career Options

The Focus Programs offer students the opportunity to begin their academic journey toward a career in education.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the Focus Programs.

Focus Programs

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in a program or have questions, please contact Teacher Education at (773) 442-5380.

Teacher Education

About Northeastern

Northeastern Illinois University is home to students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

We offer an education with value.

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