Master of Education - Teacher Leadership
Become a Leader and Innovator in the Classroom with a Master's in Teacher Leadership
Strayer University’s Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher Leadership degree is valuable for any educator looking to further his or her goals in a career in education.
For K-12 teachers, earning a master’s in education degree may lead to a pay raise or promotion opportunity (department chair or faculty mentor). For those who want to teach in higher education, holding a graduate degree is a requirement. For all who work to educate children and adults, earning a master’s degree in education offers the opportunity to hone skills, stay current on the latest trends in the field, and serve students more effectively.
[Note: In many school districts, a master’s degree can lead to salary increases or opportunities for advancement. Usually, certified teachers may pursue master’s degrees at any accredited school. However, someone with a bachelor’s degree who is seeking certification or administrative licensure would need to get a degree from an “approved program” and should check with his or her state and employer before enrolling in any program.]
Strayer Universitys Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree with Teacher Leadership concentration* is valuable for any educator looking to further his or her goals in a career in education. Become a leader and innovator in education. Improve your ability to impact your students and society. Develop critical skills in strategic planning, curriculum and staff development, technology, and assessment methodologies.
Online classes and on-campus coursework is designed to equip licensed practitioners with skills necessary to become mentors and advisors, leaders in their schools and communities, and advocates for change in the local, state, and national educational systems.
*Note: This program is not designed for students who are seeking teacher certification or administrative licensure. Completion of Strayer University's Master of Education program does not guarantee a student has met the requirements to apply for public school teacher or administrator licensure in any state. Students pursuing teacher or school administrator certifications in the public school system should contact their respective state offices of education as well as local school district to confirm educational requirements, before beginning the program.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Examine leadership theories in relation to the K-12 school environment and society at large.
- Formulate plans to design, develop, and lead the implementation of positive changes to improve K-12 instruction.
- Utilize methods that promote awareness of and appreciation for diversity of ethnicity, culture, gender, and learning styles in K-12 instructional materials, program curricula, and assessment practices.
- Determine appropriate technology applications designed to develop technological skills for teaching, learning, and leading in the K-12 school environment.
- Utilize oral and written communication skills to present plans, program information, and assessment issues to K-12 stakeholders.
- Develop skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values that are applicable to personal and professional development as a teacher and leader.
- Apply research and critical thinking skills to obtain, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and present scholarship related to issues in teacher leadership.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues in teacher leadership.
- Identify, prioritize, and act upon ethical issues inherent to teaching and learning in school settings.
- Recognize appropriate leadership styles and strategies as they impact school environments. Use leadership styles and strategies to maximize learning and to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate scholarship related to technology in education.
- Identify, prioritize, and act upon ethical issues inherent to the educational technology sector.
- Recognize and utilize appropriate leadership styles and strategies as they impact educational technology issues.
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Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 4.5 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate95% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 4.5 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program, at current part-time tuition rates, are $28,820. The tuition and fees for the entire program for all Tennessee students are $28,820. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $1,800. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $68,100
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $-1
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
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