Teaching & Leadership


Experienced educators who wish to strengthen their classroom teaching skills while earning a Master’s degree in education.

Program Highlights & Benefits:

  • 2 year or less program; no class during summer and holiday breaks
  • Classes will be held at a location in your area

What You Learn:

The Master of Education in Teaching and Leadership is designed for educators who want to participate in collaborative efforts to design classrooms and schools for the 21st century. Teacher leadership, a key component of school improvement efforts, will be a guiding principle. This program will provide the knowledge base and experiences to enable our students to face these challenges.

How You Learn:

Face-to-Face This is a cohort program; courses meet one night a week, from 4:45 to 8:45 p.m., the same night for the entire program. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 years.

Career Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned an M.Ed. in Teaching and Leadership. Note: This is not a certification program.

Degree Requirements:

Course Title Hours
EDUC 530 Instructional Methods 3
EDUC 531 Emerging Teacher Leadership 3
EDUC 532 Twenty-First Century Schools 3
EDUC 540 Human Diversity Issues 3
SPED 534 Differentiated Instructional Practices 3
EDUC 536 Research Methods 3
EDUC 537 Advanced Research Seminar 3
EDUC 558 Guided Study in K-12 Education 3
ELECTIVE [Elective will be chosen for the entire cohort] 3
ELECTIVE [Elective will be chosen for the entire cohort] 3
  Total Credit Hours: 30

Please Note:

Program and course requirements are subject to change to comply with university policy.