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Master of Arts in Education (Leadership)

Program Details

University of Illinois at Springfield offers an online Master of Arts in Education. This program prepares students in administrative roles to better serve their students through hands-on help. The curriculum uses lectures, text reading, discussions, and other projects to effectively prepare leaders in their roles. Coursework meets the requirements for teacher certificate renewal.


  • Baccalaureate degree with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) from any regionally accredited institution of higher education or equivalent
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Intended for teachers who want advanced training; added criteria may be required

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission