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Graduate and Adult Learning Programs

Northwestern’s graduate and adult learning programs are carefully designed to be immediately applicable in your profession and relevant to your personal goals. Our 100% online delivery, flexible class schedules, and nationally-recognized affordability let you design a path to success that meets your individual priorities. The quality and affordability of our adult learning programs is validated by  U.S. News & World Report, and the  Princeton Review, which lends credibility to your degree, certificate or endorsement and strengthens your appeal to employers. Northwestern is committed to providing adult students with programs that further their careers—and fit the rest of their lives.

Master of education degrees

Early Childhood
Early Childhood + Birth through Grade Three Endorsement
Educational Administration + PK-12 Principal Endorsement 
Master Teacher
Special Education
Special Education  + Instructional Strategist I or II
Teacher Leadership 

Graduate certificates

Teacher Leadership

Bachelor's degree

Nursing (RN to BSN)
Early Childhood Education

Education endorsements

Coaching Endorsement
Birth Through Grade Three Inclusive Setting
Instructional Strategist I & II Endorsement 
Principal Endorsement (M.Ed. Educational Administration)


Coaching Authorization