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M.Ed. - Teacher Leadership

Students enrolled in Strayer University's Master of Education with a Concentration in Teacher Leadership program have an opportunity to study leadership in global education, curriculum policy, and other relevant topics.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education with a Concentration in Teacher Leadership

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

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Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Strayer University's Master of Education with a Concentration in Teacher Leadership program should have some background in teaching, human resource management, or corporate training. Strong communication skills and an ability to work with technology are also beneficial. Applicants without the appropriate educational background may be required to take additional prerequisite courses. All applicants should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

This program is designed to teach curriculum policy and leadership along with leadership in global education. A seminar in teaching leadership is also offered and students are required to complete a core course sequence in education. Some of the topics covered include educational assessment, diversity in K-12 education, educational research methods, education and the law, and technology tools to manage learning. The core sequence concludes with an education capstone requirement.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits.

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education with a Concentration in Teacher Leadership:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area 1: Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • EDU 508: Educational Research Methods
  • EDU 501: Learning Theories (K-12) Education
  • EDU 512: Diversity in K-12 Education
  • EDU 541: Technology Tools to Manage Learning
  • EDU 533: Instructional Design and Development
  • EDU 505: Contemporary Issues in Education
  • EDU 510: Educational Assessment
  • EDU 520: Education and the Law
  • EDU 599: Education Capstone

Area 2: Concentration (13.5 credits)

  • EDU 558: Seminar in Teacher Leadership
  • EDU 562: Leadership in Global Education
  • EDU 564: Curriculum Policy and Leadership

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates may be able to seek work in areas such as instructional technology, education association management, curriculum development, training, human resources, and education.

Graduates could pursue careers that include:

  • Curriculum developer
  • Educator
  • Human resource manager
  • Training specialist

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