2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership, MEd, Teacher Leader

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Program Description

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Teacher Leader: Curriculum & Instruction is a master’s degree program emphasizing curricular and instructional leadership. It is designed for teachers in preK-12 classroom settings who desire to take on leadership roles, formal and informal, within their schools. This program does not lead to an initial teaching license.

The program consists of 33 semester hours of coursework and field-based activities designed for completion within two years, including summers. This is an online only program. Candidates complete a professional portfolio as part of their program’s exit requirements. Candidates seeking an administrative license must take additional courses upon completing the Teacher Leader M.Ed. Program to obtain their licensure goals.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on any previous graduate work.
  • Miller’s Analogy Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores in the 50th percentile or higher. (Test score requirement waived if undergraduate GPA was 3.0 or higher or if applicant holds a previous master’s degree.)

Student Learning Outcomes

Teacher leader graduates will be able to

  • foster a collaborative culture to support educator development and student learning
  • access and use research to improve practice and student learning
  • promote professional learning for continuous improvement
  • facilitate improvements in instruction and student learning
  • promote the use of assessments and data for school and district improvement
  • improve outreach and collaboration with families and community
  • advocate for student learning and the profession

[Based on the Teacher Leader Model Standards (2010)]

Application Procedure

  1. Complete the online application and submit the application fee.
  2. Submit official transcripts. Transcripts are required for all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  3. Submit three recommendation forms. At least one of these forms must be from a direct supervisor – principal, superintendent, or other school administrator. Please see the Graduate School application for the required two-page recommendation forms.
  4. Submit official Miller’s Analogy test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.
  • The MAT school code for Wright State University is 1591.
  • The GRE school code for Wright State University is 1179.

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