Degree

Application Deadline 

Doctoral Degree (On-Campus)

December 1 (Fall)

November 1 (Spring) 
May 6 (Fall)

Doctoral Degree in Educational Administration & Leadership

  • Superintendent Endorsement
    • On-Campus
    • Fall 2018 Cohort
  • Superintendent Endorsement
    • Off Campus Location: Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL
    • Summer 2019 Cohort and Summer 2022 Cohort
  • Certificate of Advanced Study
    • Off Campus Location: Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL
    • Summer 2019 Cohort and Summer 2022 Cohort

April 1 (Summer and Fall)

Will accept applications after deadline based on remaining cohort space.

Master’s Degree (On-Campus)

  • Curriculum and Instruction (non licensure)

October 15 (Spring)
February 1 (Fall)

Master’s Degree (On-Campus)

  • Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
  • Note: Higher Education (Higher Ed) admits for the fall term only

October 15 (Spring)
December 1 (Fall and Summer)

Master’s Degree (On-Campus)

  • Educational Psychology QUERIES MS

December 1 (Fall)

Master’s Degree (On-Campus)

  • Special Education

April 1 (Fall and Summer)

Master’s Degree plus Licensure in Curriculum and Instruction (On-Campus)

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education 
  • Secondary Education

February 1 (Fall) (all programs)
October 1 (Spring) (Secondary Education only)

Master’s Degree in Educational Administration & Leadership (On-Campus and Off-Campus)

  • Principal Preparation
  • Certificate of Advanced Study
For off-campus, you will select a meeting location between Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL or the Illini Center in Chicago, IL. 

April 1 (Summer and Fall)

Will accept applications after deadline based on remaining cohort space.

Master’s Degree in Educational Administration & Leadership (On-Campus and Off-Campus)

  • Teacher Leader Specialization
  • Certificate of Advanced Study 
For off-campus, you will select a meeting location between Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL or the Illini Center in Chicago, IL. 

April 1 (Fall)

Will accept applications after deadline based on remaining cohort space.

August 13 (Fall 2018 Term A)
October 8 (Fall 2018 Term B)

December 10 (Spring 2019 Term A)
February 25 (Spring 2019 Term B)

April 22 (Summer 2019 Term A)
May 20 (Summer 2019 Term B)

August 5 (Fall 2019 Term A)
October 14 (Fall 2019 Term B)