Olivet Nazarene University believes teachers have the power to improve the lives of others while fulfilling their potential.

That’s why the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies is committed to providing the kind of education and skill development necessary to meet the demands of today’s educational environment.

Our programs are relevant, current and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Olivet’s programs are in an accelerated format, designed to meet the needs of the adult learner.

Olivet provides master’s degree and certificate programs in several areas to help existing teachers sharpen their skills and advance their careers. 

Featured Degree Program

English as a Second Language Endorsement

The ESL endorsement is designed for teachers who desire to work more effectively with students who are English language learners. After completing the 19 credit hours of ESL coursework, candidates have the option to move forward with four additional courses to earn a Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

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Olivet Nazarene Training Camp

Road to Bears Training Camp in Bourbonnais

July 22, 2014People travel from all over the world to live, work, and play in the Windy City- and the Chicago Bears are no different. The Bears have all come together this week for training camp at Olivet

Faculty Spotlight

Roxanne Forgrave, EdD

A professor for both undergraduate and graduate education courses at Olivet, Dr. Forgrave joined...Read More