Master of Arts Degree in Teaching in Illinois in USA

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An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.

Students who study teaching learn how to educate others in specific areas. Programs may combine knowledge in a particular area with the tools and methods to be able to share this knowledge with other individuals.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

Lake Forest College
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2019 USA Lake Forest + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) at Lake Forest College recommends graduates for initial teaching licenses in elementary, secondary and K- 12 education. Through the MAT Program, students can obtain both a master’s degree and Illinois teacher licensure simultaneously. This program is not appropriate for teachers who are already certified to teach in K-12 schools. [+]

Master of Arts in Teaching

The Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) at Lake Forest College recommends graduates for initial teaching licenses in elementary, secondary and K- 12 education. Through the MAT Program, students can obtain both a master’s degree and Illinois teacher licensure simultaneously. This program is not appropriate for teachers who are already certified to teach in K-12 schools.

Our teacher licensure program has earned an excellent reputation for preparing knowledgeable, responsive, caring, and respected professional teachers.

As a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) student, you will:

Learn in small collaborative cohorts together with fellow students who are completing majors in various fields. It’s an interdisciplinary approach not found at other colleges; Be guided by learned faculty and cooperating education professionals who provide individualized advising, mentorship, and assessment; Work with student populations spanning the American racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic spectrum; Get two classroom internships and practicums in school settings where you can hone teaching skills, not just one clinical experience like at most other colleges. ... [-]

Online Master of Arts (MA) in Blended and Online Teaching for pK-12 Educators

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs
Online Full time 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in blended and online teaching for pK-12 educators is designed exclusively to prepare to practice K-12 educators for instruction in blended and online environments. [+]

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in blended and online teaching for pK-12 educators is designed exclusively to prepare to practice K-12 educators for instruction in blended and online environments.

It aligns with the International Association for K-12 Online Learning's national quality standards for teaching online (2011) and the International Society for Technology in Teaching’s standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge educators need to teach, work, and learn in an increasingly connected global and digital society (2008).

Learning/Program Objectives Be able to articulate the pedagogical underpinnings of online education and develop instructional strategies appropriate to the online student. Think creatively and critically of ways in which online education can serve to meet the learning needs of students. Master a variety of technology skills using current information, communication, and learning technologies. Develop instructional and assessment strategies using research-based data-driven decision making to inform instruction. Envision emerging technology trends and their application in teaching and learning. Career and Industry Outlook ... [-]

Online Master of Arts (MA) in Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs
Online Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

The MA in Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction program prepares face-to-face teachers in public and private schools to integrate technology with curriculum, instruction, assessment, and foundations of education. [+]

The MA in Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction program prepares face-to-face teachers in public and private schools to integrate technology with curriculum, instruction, assessment, and foundations of education. The program is constructed for teachers who teach in a traditional face-to-face classroom and/or a 1:1 environment, and desire to develop theoretical and practical understandings of educational technologies within curricular, instructional, and assessment frameworks. In addition, coursework addresses differentiating instruction using technology, the use of adaptive/assistive tech for all students (with emphasis on students with special needs), building learning communities, using social media effectively, and researching applied learning to their own classrooms. The program is aligned to ISTE-Teaching standards and National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.... [-]


Online Master of Arts (MA) in Differentiated Instruction

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs
Online Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

The master of arts degree in differentiated instruction is designed for current educators with two to ten years of experience who are interested in leading change and reform efforts in their educational settings. [+]

The master of arts degree in differentiated instruction is designed for current educators with two to ten years of experience who are interested in leading change and reform efforts in their educational settings. These educators are those looking for knowledge, skills, and dispositions to act as teacher-leaders in planning and implementing differentiated instructional improvements and curricular enhancements as they relate to all students. Candidates will:

Think critically, creatively, and analytically in ways that promote meaningful teaching and learning experiences. Be able to articulate learning theory, assess student needs and develop curriculum and instructional strategies to meet those needs. Master a variety of cognitive and learning theories, differentiation in the content areas, instructional technology across the curriculum, various instructional approaches and the importance of managing the differentiated learning environment using research-based instructional strategies and data-driven decision making. Career Options Response to Instruction (RTI) Specialist Teacher Leader (Special Education, ESL, Tier I Instruction) Differentiated Curriculum Specialist/Coach Instructional Coach Grade-Level or Content-Team Leader Department Chair College Professor (undergraduate, graduate, online, face-to-face) Program Length ... [-]

Online Master of Arts (MA) in Reading Specialist K-12

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs
Online Full time 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

Concordia University Chicago’s Master of Arts in reading education program provides a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment with an emphasis on current research. [+]

Concordia University Chicago’s Master of Arts in reading education program provides a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment with an emphasis on current research. The program also provides candidates the opportunity to receive a rigorous, high-quality educational program that encourages the development of skills and competencies that will be needed throughout the candidates’ professional career as a reading specialist or literacy coach.

Credentialing Requirements

Upon successful completion of the required courses and the Illinois 221 Reading Specialist Test, candidates are eligible for the Illinois Reading Specialist* credential, enabling them to work in a reading professional role in early childhood, elementary, middle, and/or secondary Illinois school settings.... [-]


Online Master of Arts (MA) in Curriculum and Instruction

Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs
Online Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction provides graduate candidates with an innovative, world-class learning experience. Courses are taught by experienced education leaders and scholars, who assist candidates throughout a rigorous degree track by stressing the importance of integrity, competence and servant leadership. [+]

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction provides graduate candidates with an innovative, world-class learning experience. Courses are taught by experienced education leaders and scholars, who assist candidates throughout a rigorous degree track by stressing the importance of integrity, competence and servant leadership.

Faculty methods utilize the latest technology and engage students through real-world applications using multiple instructional models. We establish a critical theoretical and practical approach for well-rounded learning environments which prepare candidates for success in the field of education today and tomorrow for education leaders.... [-]


MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 4 years January 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 3 more

The M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prepares one to teach English in the U.S. or overseas. Within the United States, our graduates teach ESL in public and private schools, as well as in the city in community colleges and adult education programs. English language learners are the fastest growing group of students in the United States today. [+]

The M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prepares one to teach English in the U.S. or overseas. Within the United States, our graduates teach ESL in public and private schools, as well as in the city in community colleges and adult education programs. English language learners are the fastest growing group of students in the United States today.

The M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages gives students an understanding of the nature of language, culture, instruction, assessment, and professionalism, and their interrelationships. The M.A. in TESOL prepares one to teach English in the US or overseas. In addition, students who have a valid teaching certificate can take courses leading to the Illinois State Endorsement to teach ESL. See more below under “TESOL Endorsement”.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in ESL with Optional TESOL Graduate Certificate

Concordia University Chicago
Online Campus August 2019 USA Chicago River Forest

Concordia University Chicago offers an MA in ESL designed for certified educators who wish to pursue an online program with a robust concentration in teaching and learning ESL/ESOL to become an accomplished ESL/ESOL teacher. This program leads to Illinois licensure in ESL. [+]

Concordia University Chicago offers an MA in ESL designed for certified educators who wish to pursue an online program with a robust concentration in teaching and learning ESL/ESOL to become an accomplished ESL/ESOL teacher. This program leads to Illinois licensure in ESL.

Candidates may also earn a graduate certificate in TESOL from Concordia-Chicago by taking five additional courses to receive skills and knowledge in teaching adult language learners in a variety of contexts and settings.

This program with the certificate option provides candidates with research-proven theory and instructional practice in meeting the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse student populations from a variety of backgrounds at varying levels, ages, and competencies in the first language.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Christian Education

Concordia University Chicago
Campus August 2019 USA River Forest

The master of arts in Christian education at Concordia University Chicago prepares men and women who desire to serve in congregational settings as a parish educator or an educator trained to lead Christian education programs for children, youth and adults. [+]

Overview

The master of arts in Christian education at Concordia University Chicago prepares men and women who desire to serve in congregational settings as a parish educator or an educator trained to lead Christian education programs for children, youth and adults.

Candidates are trained to be Christian educators who exhibit high standards of professional competence and ethical practice. Graduate students receive a high-quality educational program that focuses on skills, dispositions, and Biblical and theological knowledge to be successful in serving congregations in the role as an educator. The program offers two tracks:

Track 1: For students seeking additional training as Christian educators beyond the bachelor of arts in Christian education. Most typically these students will be already rostered as DCEs in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Track 2: For those seeking certification as Directors of Christian Education in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod as rostered commissioned ministers of the Church. Track 2 combines the master’s degree curriculum and the LCMS-DCE certification requirements. Learning Objectives Enrich the student’s theological foundations. Hone and refine the student’s educational philosophy. Improve the student’s skills in areas of ministry in which the student would like to focus. ... [-]

Master of Arts (MA) in Blended and Online Teaching for pK-12 Educators

Concordia University Chicago
Online 24 months August 2019 USA River Forest

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in blended and online teaching for pK-12 educators is designed exclusively to prepare to practice K-12 educators for instruction in blended and online environments. [+]

Overview

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in blended and online teaching for pK-12 educators is designed exclusively to prepare to practice K-12 educators for instruction in blended and online environments.

It aligns with the International Association for K-12 Online Learning's national quality standards for teaching online (2011) and the International Society for Technology in Teaching’s standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge educators need to teach, work, and learn in an increasingly connected global and digital society (2008).

Learning/Program Objectives Be able to articulate the pedagogical underpinnings of online education and develop instructional strategies appropriate to the online student. Think creatively and critically about ways in which online education can serve to meet the learning needs of students. Master a variety of technology skills using current information, communication, and learning technologies. Develop instructional and assessment strategies using research-based data-driven decision making to inform instruction. Envision emerging technology trends and their application in teaching and learning. Career and Industry Outlook ... [-]

Master of Arts (MA) in Illinois Principal Preparation

Concordia University Chicago
Campus August 2019 USA River Forest Chicago

Our Principal Preparation Master's Program is designed for teachers and educational administrators looking for an academic degree in the state of Illinois. Students will earn a Master's in School Leadership with Illinois Principal Endorsement. [+]

The Illinois Principal Preparation Program prepares K-12 teachers to become school administrators. Those seeking an Educational Administration certificate should pursue this program. The Master’s in School Leadership with Illinois Principal Endorsement program (previously called the Type 75) is designed to help the candidate:

·Promote the success of all students through generating and applying a shared vision of learning and programs which support this learning.

·Advance skills in management of the organization, processes, and resources for a safe, well-organized and effective learning environment.

·Work together with staff, boards, students, families, and community members in reply to diverse educational and community interests and desires while mobilizing community resources.... [-]


MA in ESL with Optional TESOL Graduate Certificate

Concordia University Chicago
Online Campus August 2019 USA Chicago

Concordia University Chicago offers an MA in ESL designed for certified educators who wish to pursue an online program with a robust concentration in teaching and learning ESL/ESOL to become an accomplished ESL/ESOL teacher. [+]

Overview

Concordia University Chicago offers an MA in ESL designed for certified educators who wish to pursue an online program with a robust concentration in teaching and learning ESL/ESOL to become an accomplished ESL/ESOL teacher. This program leads to Illinois licensure in ESL.

Candidates may also earn a graduate certificate in TESOL from Concordia-Chicago by taking five additional courses to receive skills and knowledge in teaching adult language learners in a variety of contexts and settings.

This program with the certificate option provides candidates with research-proven theory and instructional practice in meeting the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse student populations from a variety of backgrounds at varying levels, ages, and competencies in the first language.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Curriculum and Instruction with ESL Endorsement

Concordia University Chicago
Online Campus 24 months August 2019 USA Chicago River Forest + 1 more

This program achieves a balance between the practical, everyday needs of teachers in the classroom and the critical thinking and decision-making skills that are necessary for candidates to develop as competent teacher leaders. It cultivates a sense of responsibility toward and provides the necessary tools for effective teacher advocacy. [+]

Overview

Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in curriculum and instruction with ESL endorsement develops teachers as leaders in their individual classrooms, schools, districts and in the broader global community. The ESL endorsement is designed for teachers who are licensed to teach in the United States.

This program achieves a balance between the practical, everyday needs of teachers in the classroom and the critical thinking and decision-making skills that are necessary for candidates to develop as competent teacher leaders. It cultivates a sense of responsibility toward and provides the necessary tools for effective teacher advocacy.

Graduates are equipped to both envision and enact educational change for language learners throughout the country and beyond. The program develops teachers with the integrity to actively respect the learning of all students, integrate appropriate curriculum methodologies across the various content areas, and engage in policy recommendations and advocacy for their communities.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in Teacher Leadership

Concordia University Chicago
Online Campus Full time 24 months August 2019 USA Chicago River Forest + 2 more

The master of arts in teacher leader program at Concordia University Chicago is designed for those classroom teachers who are interested in increasing their job responsibilities and assuming leadership roles within their schools and districts. This degree is designed for active teachers who are not interested in becoming a principal. Rather, graduate candidates aim for leadership roles in a variety of capacities, such as department chairs, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, mentor teachers and community liaisons, in addition to other leadership positions. [+]

The master of arts in teacher leader program at Concordia University Chicago is designed for those classroom teachers who are interested in increasing their job responsibilities and assuming leadership roles within their schools and districts. This degree is designed for active teachers who are not interested in becoming a principal. Rather, graduate candidates aim for leadership roles in a variety of capacities, such as department chairs, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators, mentor teachers and community liaisons, in addition to other leadership positions.

Program Objectives and Competencies

Concordia-Chicago’s master of arts in teacher leader will enable graduate candidates to:... [-]