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Master of Science in Education / Teacher Leadership (Grades K-12)

Program Details

The Teacher Leadership (Grades K-12) specialization is ideal for the classroom teacher who is passionate about making a difference in education. Discover how you can build upon your existing expertise with dynamic skills that can help address such key challenges as parent involvement and student achievement. Learn more about your leadership style, leverage the latest research to guide your decisions, and lead with greater confidence in your classroom and in your learning community.

Emphasis on Practical Strategies

  • Enhance your leadership capabilities while remaining in the classroom.
  • Improve parent involvement and student achievement.
  • Encourage and mentor your colleagues.

An added MSED accelerated option is designed to be completed in 12-months, time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. 

Note: Classroom access is strongly recommended for students enrolled in this master’s degree program. Educators who do not have such access must find a student or group of students to work with when asked to apply their new knowledge and reflect on the results. Students without classroom access will not be given alternative assignments.


  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Must hold a teacher’s license or have teaching experience
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)


Not authorized for residents of New York.