Aurora University

Graduate Programs of Study

Aurora University offers programs of graduate studies leading to the master’s degree, master’s-level post-baccalaureate credentials and the doctoral programs in education and social work. Since the establishment of the first graduate program, the Master of Science in Management in 1980, Aurora University has been dedicated to offering graduate study that promotes the career and professional success of its students.

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Instructional Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring, Leadership in Adult Learning and Higher Education, or Leadership in Educational Administration
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Diverse Learners (MACI-TDL)
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (MAEL) with Principal Endorsement
Master of Arts in Educational Technology (MAET)
Technology Specialist Endorsement*
Master of Arts in Reading Instruction (MARI)
Reading Teacher Endorsement*
Director of Special Education Endorsement*
Special Education Endorsement (LBS1)*
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)
Master of Science in Exercise Science (MSES)
Master of Science in Mathematics (MSM)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Tracks in addictions/CODPA, child welfare, faith-based, forensic, gerontology, health care, leadership administration, school social work
Graduate Addictions Certification (CADC)*
Post MSW: Illinois Professional Educator’s License with School Social Work Endorsement
Master of Social Work/Master of Divinity Dual Degree (MSW/MDIV)
Superintendent Endorsement*
Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional (CODP I)*
* Curriculum supports independent endorsement – no academic credential awarded by the University.
 

Graduate Programs at George Williams College

Master of Social Work (MSW) Tracks in faith-based, forensic social work, health care, leadership administration, school social work

Graduate Programs at Aurora University Woodstock Center

Bilingual/ESL Endorsement*
Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership in Adult and Higher Education, Instructional Leadership:  Coaching and Mentoring, or Leadership in Educational Administration
Superintendent Endorsement*
Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Diverse Learners (MACI-TDL)
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (MAEL) with Principal Endorsement
Master of Arts in Educational Technology (MAET)
Technology Specialist Endorsement*
Master of Arts in Reading Instruction (MARI)
Reading Teacher Endorsement*
Special Education Endorsement (LBS1)*
Director of Special Education Endorsement*
Post-Baccalaureate Elementary Education (PBEE)*
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Tracks in addictions/CODPA and child welfare
Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional (CODP I)*
Graduate Addictions Certificate (CADC)*
* Curriculum supports independent endorsement – no academic credential awarded by the University.
 

Graduate Programs at Aurora University Online

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership in Adult and Higher Education or Instructional Leadership:  Coaching and Mentoring
Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Design (MSDMD)
Master of Science in Exercise Science (MSES)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Tracks in child welfare, faith-based, forensic, gerontology, health care, leadership administration, school social work
Post MSW: Illinois Professional Educator’s License with School Social Work Endorsement
Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration Dual Degree
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Administration Dual Degree

Archived Programs

Not taking applications at this time

Master of Arts in Communication Management (MACM)
Master of Arts with Early Childhood and Special Education Endorsements (MA-ECSE)
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership (MAEL) with Teacher Leader Endorsement
Teacher Leader Endorsement
Master of Arts in Homeland Security (MAHS)
Master of Arts in Mathematics and Science Education for Elementary Teachers (MAMSE)
Master of Arts in School and Professional Counseling (MASPC)
School Counseling Endorsement
Master of Arts in Science Education (MASCE)
Master of Arts in Special Education (MASE)
Master of Arts in Special Education with Licensure (MASE)
Post-Baccalaureate Licensure for Secondary Education Program (BPL-SE)
Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA)
Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Master of Science in Nursing – Administration Concentration
Master of Science in Nursing – Education Concentration
Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing Bridge Option
Master of Science in Nursing Leadership
Post-graduate Nursing Administration Certificate
Post-graduate Nursing Education Certificate