North Central College - Naperville, IL

Master of Arts in Education

Learn how North Central's Master of Arts in Education can help you be central to the lives of your students. 

We’ve been educating Chicago-area teachers and administrators for decades, so we know exactly what you need to succeed. We keep our classes small so we can individualize your North Central experience. You’ll build both your proficiency in your content area and your understanding of your particular teaching environment.

North Central College offers blended cohort options where classes take place in Naperville on campus. New to Graduate Programs this academic year is the inclusion of hybrid course offerings and, upon demand, cohorts at local school districts. Adding flexibility to an already busy schedule, North Central's Masters of Arts in Education programs can be completed in as little as 24 month. 

A few other North Central advantages:

  • Our small classes foster tight-knit communities among students and faculty
  • Our engaged alumni mentor students and frequently return to campus to share their professional expertise
  • Our full-time faculty are involved in state and national leadership program innovations and partner with working principals and other administrators to stay ahead of the latest education trends
  • Our program is aligned with standards for National Board Certification

Our proud alliance districts:


North Central College hosts visit programs for new and transferring undergraduate students and for graduate and professionals wanting advanced studies.
Zachary Michael Jack, associate professor of English
Zachary Michael Jack, North Central College associate professor of English, authored “March of the Suffragettes” and is featured guest at Anderson’s.
U.S. News & World Report ranks North Central among America’s Best Colleges for the 23rd year.


TEDxNorthCentralCollege 2017

Feb 10, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Graduate Studies Open House

Feb 21, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM