Teachers, Increase Your Qualifications and Make a Difference.

The College of Education offers a number of its programs in on and off campus formats to interested and qualified candidates. 

Earn Your Master of Arts in: 

  • Multicategorical Special Education with LBS I Unlimited Endorsement
  • Educational Administration with Principal Endorsement
  • Reading 
  • Bilingual/ESL Education 

 Interested in starting a cohort in your school or district? Contact Carla Johnson at cjohnson@govst.edu or 708.235.3989.

Education - Bilingual/ESL Sequence

Courses are offered both on campus each semester in University Park and in an off campus cohort format, where highly qualified educators participate as course faculty.

ESL/Bilingual Approval Cohorts:

 Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL 

  • Sawyer Elementary School (Courses begin every semester - Ongoing Cohort)

Additional locations in the South Suburbs:

  • Governors State University, University Park, IL  (Courses begin every semester in a traditional program, non-cohort format)

For more information on these locations or for information, please contact Carla Johnson at cjohnson@govst.edu.

Principal Leadership (K-12)

Governors State University’s New Principal Leadership Graduate Program

  • Approved by the State Licensure Board
  • Reflects the Common Core State Standards
  • Reflects PERA, the new teacher evaluation law
  • Earns M.A. in Educational Administration
  • Earns Principal Leadership Endorsement
  • Comprised of 36 semester hours
  • Complete in six semesters
  • Cohort start date - Fall Semester 2017

Recruiting for Fall Semester 2017 GSU, On Campus Cohort

1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484

Information Meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017
At GSU, Room G261, Park in East Lot #2. 
Enter by cement stairway. 
Go to 2nd floor, G261 is at the top of the staircase.

Contact Dr. Dor Fitzgerald at dfitzgerald@govst.eduor 708.534.4536.