Roosevelt University is an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university with two distinct campuses located in downtown Chicago and suburban Schaumburg, Illinois. With a rich history and progressive curricula featuring 126 degree programs, Roosevelt University is committed to the highest standards of academic excellence. The award-winning faculty and dedicated staff take pride in pushing Roosevelt’s remarkably diverse students to the limits of achievement, inspiring the transformation of lives and communities through the principles of social justice.
The College of Education at a Glance
At Roosevelt's College of Education, we believe that learning is the key to unlocking a better future for all citizens - a future in which every child can access a complete, quality education. For this reason, we provide our students with the most effective, progressive education available knowing that only then can they do the same for those they will educate, lead and counsel.
Degree and Certification Programs
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
- Early Childhood Education (BA and MA)
- Educational Leadership (MA)
- Elementary Education (BA and MA)
- Reading/Language and Literacy (MA)
- School Counseling (MA)
- Secondary Education (Undergraduate Minor and MA)
- Special Education (BA and MA)
- Teacher Leadership (MA)
Endorsement and Approval Coursework
Bilingual/ESL Endorsement or Approval
Early Childhood Special Education Approval
Middle School Endorsement
Special Education Approval (LBSI)
Additional or Subsequent Certificates
Initial Teacher Certification Programs
Early Childhood Education
Secondary Education with concentrations in biology, chemistry, business, English, mathematics, and history.
In Fall 2012, the College of Education enrolled:
We have 26 full-time faculty and 34 part-time faculty in AY 2012-2013. Below are some faculty facts from the previous academic year:
92% overall State of Illinois content test (for entry to student teaching) pass rate in AY 2011-2012
97% overall State of Illinois Assessment of Professional Teaching (for certification entitlement) pass rate in AY 2011-2012.
Retention and Graduates
During AY 2011-2012, COE granted:
In the previous academic year, the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) received a total of $1,852,642 in funding to support faculty and impact the community. Highlights include working with Texas Instruments Corp. to outfit and train mathematics teachers in our partner schools and providing English immersion teacher training for educators from Madrid, Spain.