The Master of Education degree in teacher leadership is designed to provide school-related professionals with opportunities to advance their knowledge and skills in application of leadership within the classroom, school, community, and beyond. Aligned with national competencies for teacher leadership, the program prepares professionals for sound problem-solving, effective communication, skillful collaboration, and application of critical leadership attributes.
The mission of the teacher leadership program is to advance the teaching profession with education professionals who have deep understanding and application of leadership in instruction, mentoring/coaching, policy, advocacy, and professional associations.
Minimum admissions requirements for entry to the teacher leadership program include the following:
- Satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate degree with grade point of average of 3.0 or higher.
- Scores on the general portion of the Graduate Record Examination (may be waived if baccalaureate grade point average exceeds 3.5 in the last 60 semester hours of the program).
- Evidence of a current professional educator's license (or evidence of eligibility for licensure).