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.
Discover our range of majors, minors and certificates.
Explore advanced degrees, certificates and endorsements.
Finish your bachelor's degree with our online programs.
Transferring to NIU
We'll help make it easy for you to transfer to NIU.
We provide academic coaching, advising and many other resources.
By the Numbers
second-largest provider of teachers in Illinois as well as providing one out of ever 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
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