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Whether you are a professional switching careers into teaching or counseling, a current educator looking to advance your career or seek teacher licensure, or a current counselor who wants to advance your knowledge and skillset, Loyola has a graduate program in education just right for you. State-approved and nationally-accredited, Loyola's education programs offer you an outstanding level of professional instruction. A Loyola degree will equip you with the theory and knowledge in your field and prepare you for the day-to-day challenges that today's educators face.

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Online, Full- and Part-Time
Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice
For teachers who want to study and understand the improvement and reform efforts in K-12 education.
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Online or Hybrid, Full- and Part-Time
Educational Leadership
For experienced teachers interested in careers in supervision or as school principals.
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Online, Part-Time
Learning Design & Technology
For anyone who is passionate about creating innovative and effective learning experiences in various settings, such as K-12, higher education, corporate training, non-profit, or e-learning environments.
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Summer Courses
Kodály Music Education
For music educators seeking comprehensive musicianship and instructional training.
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Online, Full- and Part-Time
Literacy Education (Reading Specialist or CLD/ESOL Specialist)
For licensed teachers who are seeking additional licensure as a Reading or CLD/ESOL Specialist.
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1 Year Full-Time, Part-Time
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
For those interested in becoming a teacher and seeking their teacher licensure.
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Online or Hybrid, Full- and Part-Time
Montessori Education
For individuals seeking Montessori teacher training while earning an advanced degree.
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Hybrid, Full- and Part-Time
School Counseling
For individuals interested in becoming a licensed school counselor.
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Online or Hybrid, Full- and Part-time
Special Education
For anyone with an undergraduate degree looking to step forward in their career while making a lasting impact on children with disabilities.
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Online, Part-Time
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
For teachers and school professionals who are seeking to develop skills and expertise in teaching and/or working with English learners.
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Non-Degree Special Student Option
For students who already have a bachelor's degree and wish to enroll in courses without pursuing a graduate degree or license.
Tap Into Your Growth Mindset

At Loyola, you will develop the skills necessary to support students of all social and economic backgrounds. Your work as an educator is essential and puts you in the unique position to enact great change and to address systemic inequalities. Discover how Loyola's programs will uniquely prepare you to advance yourself professionally, while at the same time driving change in your school and community.