Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Master's Degrees

The Loyola School of Education offers a number of Master's Degree options for both those who are entering the teaching profession and those who are experienced educators seeking additional specializations. MA programs, offered in conjunction with Loyola's Graduate School, prepare students for doctoral programs and advancement in their professional discipline.

Graduate Initial Teacher Preparation Programs
MEd in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) Program Info
MEd in Secondary Education (Grades 9-12) Program Info
MEd in Special Education (Grades PK-21) Program Info
MEd Programs*
MEd/EdS in School Psychology & Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Dual Degree Program Info
MEd in Administration & Supervision for School Leaders - Three Program Pathways Program Info
MEd in Administration & Supervision - Catholic Principal Preparation  Program Info
MEd in Catholic School Leadership Program Info
MEd in Community Counseling Program Info
MEd in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Program Info
MEd in Curriculum and Instruction Program Info
MEd in Language, Culture, and Curriculum Program Info
MEd in Higher Education - Water Tower Campus & Lake County Campus Program Info
MEd in International Educational Policy and Evaluation Program Info
MEd in International Higher Education Program Info
MEd in Reading w/Reading Specialist Endorsement Program Info
MEd in School Counseling Program Info
MEd in School & Community Counseling Program Info
MEd in Special Education (for Licensed Teachers) Program Info
MA programs**
MA in Community Counseling Program Info
MA in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Program Info
MA in Research Methodology Program Info
Dual Degree programs
JD/MA Law & Comparative Education Program Info
JD/MEd Law & Education Policy Program Info
*MEd degrees require a minimum of 30 hours of coursework and successful completion of a comprehensive examination. It prepares students for advancement in their professional discipline.
 
**MA degrees require a minimum of 24 hours of coursework and the completion of a thesis. It prepares students for acceptance into doctoral programs and advancement in their professional discipline.