Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education

"You don't just get a job as a teacher...
you become a teacher."

K-12 Teaching

K-12 Teaching


Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy (SESP) Teacher Education programs are committed to nurturing ways of learning and teaching that can help all students thrive by centering our work around four guiding commitments.

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Teacher Leadership Program

Teacher Leadership Program


The Teacher Leadership Program at Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy researches the impact of teacher leadership, develops educators’ leadership skills, and promotes teacher leadership in schools and communities.

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Learning Sciences

Masters in Learning Sciences


The Learning Sciences concentration prepares masters students to advance the understanding and practice of teaching and learning.

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Educational Studies Concentration

Educational Studies


The Master of Science in Education Program’s concentration in Educational Studies allows you to explore learning, child development, and schooling in America.

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Intensive Summer Institutes for Educators

Intensive Summer Institutes for Educators


Choose whether to take the classes for graduate credit, or for professional development hours only.

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Educational Coaching Network

Educational Coaching Network


The Educational Coaching Network (ECN) connects educators who want to learn, collaborate, and problem solve in areas related to Instructional Coaching.

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Northwestern Undergraduates! Take courses toward a master's degree as an Undergrad!

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Theory + Practice

Keep up with our news about teacher learning, dynamic lesson plans, student perspectives and top books for the teaching profession.

Master's Project Spotlight: Henry Lang

Master's Project Spotlight: Henry Lang

12/8/21 by Henry LangHow can teachers support students with ADHD? Read about Henry Lang's (MSEd '21) Master's Project “'U the GOAT, u get it': The ELA Teacher’s Role in Supporting Learners Who Have ADHD."

Posted in: Teacher Learning

Student Spotlight: Katherine Miles

Student Spotlight: Katherine Miles

11/30/21 by Katherine Miles

"I am excited to teach and coach, but then I want to take everything I learn in my classroom to our government to advocate for our students and teachers." Meet Katherine Miles, a secondary social sciences candidate in the MSEd program. Read more about Katherine's goals as a future teacher, coach, and leader in education.

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Student Spotlight: Miles Meijer

Student Spotlight: Miles Meijer

11/16/21 by Miles Meijer"I believe that language learning is a central foundation for building a future that is more empathetic, more understanding, and more equitable." Meet Miles Meijer, a Spanish K-12 Education candidate in the MSEd program. Miles previously worked in higher education in residential life. Read more about Miles's goals as a future Spanish teacher, and his experience in the MSEd program!

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Master of Science in Education School of Education & Social Policy

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Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/467-1458

Email: msedprogram@northwestern.edu