North Central College - Naperville, IL

Master of Arts in Education

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

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North Central College hosts the 16th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference Feb. 26-27 to help aspiring artists become successful entrepreneurs.
First-years cheer at a pep rally Sept. 9
North Central College began the 2015-2016 academic year Sept. 14 with a record number of first-year students.
North Central College is among the best schools in the region at helping students realize their full potential, according to U.S. News & World Report.