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Loyola University Chicago

Teacher Preparation Programs

Master's of Education (M.Ed.)

The School of Education offers bachelor and master degree programs that include licensure at the initial and advanced level. Initial licensure programs include: early childhood/special education, elementary education, secondary education, special education, and school technology.  Advanced licensure is offered in Reading and Special Education.  Several programs are offered that provide candidates with the content knowledge to add endorsements on an existing license.

These programs seek to provide professional preparation for competent scholarly leaders who understand theoretical and practical implications as encountered in varied curricular, instructional, and research situations.  Candidates complete a variety of clinical experiences that provide excellent opportunities to apply and integrate professional skills in the rich diversity that exist in Chicago while receiving support and supervision of the School of Education program faculty.

Candidates in all programs leading to Illinois licensure must meet all Illinois State requirements.


Undergraduate Programs - Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.)


Graduate Programs

Master's of Education (M.Ed.)

Initial Licensure

Advanced Licensure


Endorsement Only