Graduate Degree Programs

UIC Certificate in the Teaching of Economics (Grades K-12, post-secondary)

Teachers at the K-12, community college, college and university levels will develop skills to teach courses in economics and consumer economics as well as how to include economic concepts in other courses. Contact Dr. Helen Roberts at the University of Illinois Chicago Center for Economic Education by phone at 312.355.0378 or email at hroberts@uic.edu.

UIC Economic Education Graduate Courses (K-12)

The UIC Center for Economic Education (UIC CEE) offers a variety of graduate courses for the educator. Courses have various formats offering flexibility of online, on-site and a blend of the two formats. The number of graduate hours, prerequisite(s), and a summary of topics are provided on the UIC CEE website. For questions or if interested, contact Helen Roberts: hroberts@uic.edu.

Master of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators (MAEEE) (K-12)

The Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business and Economics offers a graduate program designed for educators. If interested, be sure to contact Econ Illinois for additional information on this amazing opportunity.

The MAEEE program (held two consecutive summers) not only helps strengthen the economic, entrepreneurial and financial literacy content of instruction at the primary and secondary school level, but also establishes a network of educators who can help instruct teachers in effective methods of teaching economic education.

Master’s of Education – Economics (K-12)

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Economic Education offers a graduate program for K-12 educators designed to help teachers enhance their knowledge of basic economics concepts and demonstrate how economics can be taught in the K-12 classroom. Coursework includes a series of economics principles courses designed for educators along with a set of applied economics courses in a variety of subjects. No prerequisites in economics are required.