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Graduate Programs
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Located in the heart of Chicago, COE’s flexible graduate programs foster innovative and entrepreneurial thinking to advance your capabilities and career in education.


Master’s Programs

Bilingual-Bicultural Education (MA/MEd)

Counseling (MA/MEd)

Specialty Areas in:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • College Counseling and Student Affairs
  • School Counseling

Curriculum Studies (MA/MEd)

MEd concentration options:

  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Curriculum Studies with Teacher Leader Endorsement
  • Curriculum Studies with Computer Science Endorsement

Early Childhood Education (MA/MEd)

Education, Culture, and Society (MA/MEd)

Educational Leadership (MA/MEd)

MA Specialty Areas in:

  • Catholic Leadership
  • General
  • Physical Education
  • Higher Education

MEd Specialty Areas in:

  • Catholic Leadership
  • General
  • Physical Education
  • Higher Education
  • Principal License
  • Principal License (Catholic)
  • Teacher Leader
  • Teacher Leader (Catholic)

Elementary Education (MA/MEd)

Reading Specialist (MA/MEd)

Secondary Education (MA/MEd)

Programs in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • History
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual Arts

Special Education (MEd)

Special Areas in:

  • Pre-Service Special Education (PSE)
  • Special Education for Teachers (SET)
  • Special Education & Elementary Education (SEE)

Sport, Fitness and Recreation Leadership (MS)

Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship (MEd)

World Language Education (MA/MEd)

Programs in:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Doctoral Programs​

Curriculum Studies (EdD)

Curriculum Studies (PhD)

Educational Leadership (EdD)

Educational Leadership (PhD)

Global Educational Leadership (PhD)

Speci​alist Programs

Curriculum Studies (EdS)

Educational Leadership (EdS)