Graduate & Adult Learning Programs 

Northwestern’s graduate and adult learning programs are designed to be immediately applicable in your profession and relevant to your personal goals. Many of our programs are 100% online. The flexible class schedules and nationally-recognized affordability let you design a path to success that meets your individual priorities. Northwestern is committed to providing adult students with programs that further their careers—and fit the rest of their lives.

100% online

Master of Education degrees

Early Childhood M.Ed.  
Early Childhood  M.Ed.  + Endorsement  
Educational Administration M.Ed. + Principal Endorsement
Master Teacher  M.Ed.
Special Education  M.Ed.   
Special Education  M.Ed. + Endorsement  
Teacher Leadership  M.Ed.
Teaching History M.Ed.

Bachelor degrees

Early Childhood + licensure (Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood)
Early Childhood (Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood)
RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

Education endorsements 

Birth Through Grade Three Inclusive Setting 
Computer Science    
Instructional Strategist I Mild/Moderate Endorsement (K-8) (5-12)
Instructional Strategist II Behavior Disorders/Learning Disabilities Endorsement (K-12)
Instructional Strategist II Intellectual Disabilities Endorsement (K-12)


Coaching Authorization 
Legal Interpreting Certificate
Medical Interpreting Certificate
Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate
Teaching History Graduate Certificate 


Graduate degrees 

Physician Assistant MSPAS