College of Education

Gain new perspectives as you develop and apply your skills in our equity-focused, transformational learning environment.

We’ll prepare you to meet your professional goals while leading and advocating for social change. Our programs will introduce you to innovative instructional technologies as you learn to shape curriculums and gain insight into how people learn.

When you graduate, you’ll join our network of educators, counselors, librarians, superintendents, administrators and other professionals dedicated to helping people reach their full potential.

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Undergraduate Programs

Discover our range of majors, minors and certificates.

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Graduate Programs

Explore advanced degrees, certificates and endorsements.

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Degree Completion

Finish your bachelor's degree with our online programs.

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Transferring to NIU

We'll help make it easy for you to transfer to NIU.

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Student Success

We provide academic coaching, advising and many other resources.

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Higher Education in Diversity Award - 2021 Top Colleges for Diversity

By the Numbers


second-largest provider of teachers in Illinois as well as providing one out of every nine principals and one out of every five superintendents in Illinois


tenured/tenure track faculty with five presidential professors, six Fulbright scholars and three endowed professorships


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graduate students

8 Undergraduate Programs | 15 Master's Programs | 7 Doctoral Programs | 1 Accelerated Integrated Degree Program | 1 Educational Specialist Program | 10 Minors | 28 Certificates and Endorsements

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Dean's Office
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Graham Hall 321
Student Success
Gabel Hall 138
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