Lewis University

College of Education

Elementary Education


1 University Pkwy

Romeoville, IL 60446

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Elementary Education, - Field-Based Accelerated Elementary Certification Program (M.A.) - Elementary Certification Program For Teachers Who Hold a Bilingual (Type 29) Certificate (M.A.) - Evening Program For Elementary Certification (M.A.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Being a teacher is one of the most fulfilling careers. The wisdom and values you pass on to a young child will be with them for the rest of their life. The impact you make today could help transform the world tomorrow. Are you ready to begin your new career as a teacher? With Lewis University's accelerated Master of Arts program in Elementary Education, you could earn your master's and your teaching certificate in a year and a half. You will take courses such as: •Methods of Teaching Reading and Integrated Language Arts, K-9 •Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Multicultural Studies, K-9 •Technology for Teaching and Learning •Curriculum and Instruction in Middle School You will also spend a year as an assistant teacher in a partnership school, working with a mentor teacher.


All teacher education programs are approved for entitlement by the Illinois State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board. In addition, the College of Education has earned NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) accreditation.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 37

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $575 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available for those who qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Lewis University FAFSA School Code: 001707.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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