Graduate School of Education


The Graduate School of Education will discontinue offering degree, licensing and endorsement programs at the end of the 2013-14 academic year. Please contact us or select a specific program for more information.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching »

Offers a full-time, extended and online Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree programs for the preparation of pre-school through high school teachers. In most cases, candidates will qualify for two teaching levels upon completion of either program.
Master of Education

Master of Education »

For licensed teachers interested in pursuing a master's degree focused on improving practice and renewing passions for teaching through an emphasis on teacher inquiry. In addition to core program content, candidates complete coursework in a chosen endorsement or specialization area.
Specialty Endorsements

Specialty Endorsements »

The Graduate School of Education offers three specialty endorsement programs: the English Speaker of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement Program, and the Special Education Program.
Administrator License

Administrator License »

The Willamette University of Graduate School of Education offers two Administrator License programs: the Initial Administrator License (IAL) program for those desiring to enter the arena of school administration and the Continuing Administrator License (CAL) Program for those desiring to enhance their career in educational administration or pursue superintendent licensure.

Committed to Student Safety:
Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act: Willamette University's (including the Graduate School of Education) annual security report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the school. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years' worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. This report is available online or as a paper copy from the Willamette University Office of Campus Safety