Teaching, M.A. | North Park University | Chicago, United States
24 months
610 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
610 USD/credit 18300 USD/year
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The Teaching program of North Park University is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree who want to simultaneously earn a master’s degree in education and become a licensed teacher in Illinois.


Key facts

The Teaching program of North Park University pairs curriculum with clinical experiences that are focused on helping you become an effective educator, no matter your background.

Most candidates are able to begin their first teaching position just two years after starting the program

Credential Options

You will choose one of five Illinois teaching licenses as part of the MAT program, and your coursework and clinical experiences will prepare you to pass necessary exams and meet Illinois requirements to teach in your chosen age group. Licensure options available are:

  • Early Childhood Education (Birth to Grade 2)
  • Elementary Education (Grades 1–6)
  • Middle Grades Education (Grades 5–8)
  • Senior High (Grades 9–12)
  • K–12 Education (Art, Spanish, Music, and Physical Education)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Multicultural Education
  • Language Development in Early Childhood
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychology
  • Curriculum Theory and Instructional Strategies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript evaluation performed by World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators. This evaluation should be a course-by-course report.
  • A certificate of finance and affidavit of support
  • Copies of your passport and, if available, your visa and current I-20
  • Immunization record
  • An official TOEFL score in compliance with North Park University’s English Proficiency Requirement.International students are eligible to receive North Park scholarships.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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