The following are master’s degree programs with teacher endorsements offered by Northeastern:

  • Biology, M.S. and Teaching Endorsement
  • English, M.A. and Teaching Endorsement
  • History, M.A. and Teaching Endorsement
  • Latin American Literatures and Cultures, M.A. and Teaching Endorsement
  • Mathematics, M.S. and Teaching Endorsement
  • Music, M.A. and Teaching Endorsement

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.

Completion of the master's degree with teaching endorsement will satisfy all standards for teacher licensure as required by the Illinois State Board of Education. Northeastern Illinois University has not made a determination as to whether this education degree program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any of the other 54 U.S. states and jurisdictions. Specific requirements for licensure or certification in states other than Illinois vary from state-to-state. In some cases, you may need to take additional coursework or exams to meet individual state requirements and/or you may need to complete background checks.

Career Options

The Teacher Endorsement programs offer students the opportunity to attain their master's degree and, in addition, a teaching endorsement in their area of interest.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the Teacher Endorsements and their respective departments.

Teaching Endorsements

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the 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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