Take the Next Step in Your Education Career

Gain valuable skills for the classroom and beyond with the online education programs from Greenville University. Choose from six undergraduate and graduate options and earn the degree you need for today’s academic environment, whether you are just beginning your teaching career or ready for advancement.

Our programs feature relevant coursework, a flexible format for your schedule, and classes taught by expert faculty. Greenville University is an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved education provider, so you can be confident you’re earning the right credential to improve outcomes for your students and continue your professional development as a teacher, coach, or administrator.

Program Options Include:

  • Master of Arts in Education — Coaching
  • Master of Arts in Education — Curriculum & Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Education — Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Education — Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Master of Arts in Teaching* — Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching* — Early Childhood and Elementary Education

*Programs offering initial teacher certification are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Benefits of a Greenville University Education:

Academic Excellence

We deliver an integrated learning experience with a holistic approach that builds character, expands perspectives, and develops global awareness.

Christ-Centered Education

Our faith informs everything we do. We empower our students to make an impact as responsible citizens with unique gifts and strong character who are prepared to serve their communities.


We are proud to offer competitive tuition and were named among the Top 10 Online Colleges in Illinois for 2021 by Affordable Colleges Online.

Flexibility and Support

Greenville University programs are designed for working professionals and delivered in a convenient format with personal support from our experienced faculty.

About Us

Greenville University was founded in 1892 by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for men and women. Today, we continue that mission by empowering students for lives of character and service through a transformative education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. A GU education develops the whole person so that our students thrive intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.