Looking to advance your career with an advanced degree or certificate?

The College of Education at Governors State University offers non-degree certificate, Master's, Specialist, and Doctorate programs in the following areas:

Master of Arts Programs:                                          

  • Counseling
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Marriage & Family Counseling
    • School Counseling
  • Early Childhood Education 
    • Sequence for Currently Licensed Teachers
    • Licensure Sequence for Non-Teachers
  • Education (non-licensure program)
    • Computer Education (Sequence not accepting applications at this time)
    • Curriculum & Instruction
    • ESL/Bilingual Education
    • Mathematics Education
  • Educational Administration
    • Chief School Business Official (Sequence not accepting applications at this time. Candidates may enroll in the endorsement courses only if they already hold a Masters degree)
    • Higher Education Administration (Sequence not accepting applications at this time)
    • Principal Leadership
  • Multicategorical Special Education  
    • LBS I Unlimited Endorsement

Specialist Degree Program:

Doctoral Programs:

  • Interdisciplinary Leadership, Ed.D (online/hybrid program)
    • Higher Education Administration
    • Not for Profit/Social Entrepreneurship
    • Public Safety
    • Superintendent (P-12 Endorsement)

Non-Degree Certificate Programs

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Reading
  • College Career Counseling
  • School Counseling (Post-MA)
  • Mindfullness in the Helping Professions
  • Poster Master’s Clinical Mental Health Counselor Certification