M.S. in Education Cohorts and Online Programs



Contact Maggie Stevenson at mstevenson@stfrancis.edu or 815-740-3389.



USF is now offering the new Teacher Leader Endorsement through the Master of Science in Educational Leadership program! This program is designed for teachers who want to be school leaders other than a principal or assistant principal, such as department chairs, program leaders, curriculum specialist, and others. Join an M.S. in Educational Leadership cohort today to pursue your P-12 Principal Endorsement OR your Teacher Leader Endorsement!


Bring a cohort to your school or district!

M.S. programs are conveniently offered on-site, at a nearby school, or a regional campus site, and allow a cohort of teachers to select a concentration or certification area with courses designed to meet specific areas of interest and academic needs. To bring a cohort to your school or district, contact Maggie Stevenson at mstevenson@stfrancis.edu or (815) 740-3389.


Information Sessions Scheduled

Information sessions are available for any teacher interested in pursuing a master’s degree through a cohort or online program. Attend any of the sessions listed below to learn more.

  • More dates Coming Soon!


Adult, Transfer & Graduate Open Houses

The university plans several Open Houses throughout the year for students and their families. These programs offer you a great opportunity to meet the faculty, staff, discuss financial aid, tour our campus, and learn about the St. Francis experience. Upcoming events, TO RSVP click below:

Program begins at 5 p.m. and concludes at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


For information on seat availability, admission requirements, and updated site information:

Applications are still being accepted for cohorts that are forming for the upcoming semester!


Maggie Stevenson
Coordinator of School Partnerships
Graduate/Degree Completion Admissions


Information on Advanced Degree Programs in Education

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Reading
Master of Science in Education (M.S.) – Teaching and Learning