Illinois Secondary Education Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Secondary School Teachers in Illinois

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Schools for Secondary School Teachers in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Secondary Teacher Training Schools in Illinois

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12), MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12), MS in Education - Educational Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Secondary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed Teaching and Learning-Middle Grades , MA in Teaching - Secondary Education, MA Teaching: Middle Grades, more...
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

  • Programs: Master?s in Secondary Education with OATCERT Certification  , MS Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Instructional Design & Technology
  • Degrees: Master

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies, M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Global Training and Development - EdS, E-Learning - EdS, MEd - Reading Education, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

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  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
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More Illinois Secondary Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Augustana College Rock Island Bachelor 2,537
Aurora University Aurora Doctorate 3,946
Blackburn College Carlinville Bachelor 617
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Chicago State University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 6,810
Columbia College Chicago Chicago Masters 12,021
Concordia University River Forest River Forest Doctorate 4,126
DePaul University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 23,401
Dominican University River Forest Masters 3,338
Eastern Illinois University Charleston Masters 12,179
Elmhurst College Elmhurst Masters 3,184
Eureka College Eureka Bachelor 672
Governors State University University Park Doctorate 5,692
Greenville College Greenville Masters 1,528
Hebrew Theological College Skokie Bachelors & First Professional 422
Illinois College Jacksonville Bachelor 1,014
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 7,277
Illinois State University Normal Doctorate 20,274
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington Bachelor 2,094
Judson University Elgin Masters 1,236
Lewis University Romeoville Doctorate 5,347
Lincoln College Lincoln Bachelor 1,266
Loyola University Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 15,545
MacMurray College Jacksonville Bachelor 648
McKendree University Lebanon Masters 3,312
Millikin University Decatur Masters 2,376
Monmouth College Monmouth Bachelor 1,343
National-Louis University Chicago Doctorate 7,405
North Central College Naperville Masters 2,559
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago Masters 12,814
Northern Illinois University Dekalb Doctorate & First Professional 25,254
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais Doctorate 4,636
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Quincy University Quincy Masters 1,323
Rockford College Rockford Masters 1,566
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
Saint Xavier University Chicago Masters 5,675
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago Masters 3,006
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville Masters & First Professional 13,398
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713
Springfield College in Illinois Springfield Associate 608
Trinity Christian College Palos Heights Bachelor 1,367
Trinity International University Deerfield Deerfield Doctorate & First Professional 2,783
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 25,747
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign Doctorate & First Professional 42,326
University of St Francis Joliet Masters 3,503
VanderCook College of Music Chicago Masters 320
Western Illinois University Macomb Doctorate 13,331
Wheaton College Wheaton Wheaton Doctorate 2,895

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Secondary School Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Secondary School Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Secondary School Teachers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 380 $57460 0.56
Carbondale 340 $51640 0.92
Marion 340 $51640 0.92
Champaign 480 $48690 0.7
Urbana 480 $48690 0.7
Decatur 220 $44600 0.64
Peoria 1370 $57880 1.11
Rockford 1420 $78540 1.38
Kankakee 0 $69290 0
Springfield 1050 $61760 1.41
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