Graduate Degrees & Endorsement Programs for Teachers

As a teacher, you have the power to improve the lives of others while fulfilling your potential. Olivet programs are flexible and convenient — designed to fit in to your busy schedule.

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Continue Learning with the School of Education

The Olivet Nazarene University School of Education is committed to providing the kind of education and skill development necessary to meet the demands of your educational environment.

We’re passionate about investing in our students by helping them transform, not only their classrooms, but their communities!

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Programs & Degrees for Teachers

Explore Your Options

Our programs are relevant, current, and designed to meet the needs of the adult learner. We provide master’s degrees and certificate programs in several areas to help you sharpen your skills and advance your career, all in a convenient, accelerated format.

Illinois’ Leader in Reading Specialists

Olivet’s School of Education produces the most Reading Specialists in Illinois each year. Become a Reading Specialist as a part of the MAE, or as a stand-alone endorsement.

Master of Arts in Education Reading Endorsements

Kathi Meleski Lippert

As a full-time professor, it gives me great pleasure in working with dedicated practitioners who are committed to improving literacy achievement. Sharing educational methodologies and best practice enables me to grow as an educator. Although I am an instructor of a myriad of courses, the teaching and learning is reciprocal as I am always learning from candidates as well.

Professional Development

Equipped and engaged employees who work effectively on teams make the largest impact on organizations. Olivet partners with individuals and teams seeking to develop their skills and knowledge by providing workshops, assessments, online courses, mini-MBA programs, career training programs, and global learning opportunities.

Learn more about professional development

Individual Courses

Gain knowledge while earning academic credit by taking individual online courses. Courses are offered throughout the year at the bachelor and master level. As a student enrolled in an individual course, you will receive the benefits from being an Olivet student.

Individual courses are offered to non-degree seeking students who have not been formally admitted to a program of study. Non-degree seeking students may take up to 9 credit hours in the form of a Certificate or degree program. There is no limit to the number of general education courses and electives they may take. To continue in a degree program, they will need to apply for full admission to the program.

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Success Beyond Degree

Earning your advanced degree is a journey that begins with a single step. We believe higher education has a higher purpose. Start your journey at Olivet Nazarene University.

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