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Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership – Teacher Leader (M.Ed.)

Complete Coursework: 20 months  |  Credit Hours: 30
Tuition: $18,700 in-state  |  $18,800 out-of-state

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader online degree in education instills the skills and intellectual foundation needed to become a Master Teacher, Mentor Teacher, Curriculum Facilitator or Department Chair. This affordable, non-thesis program is designed for teachers who want to stay in the classroom while rising to a leadership role among their colleagues.

Wright State's Online M.Ed.: Nationally Ranked

As a student in the M.Ed. Teacher Leader program, you will earn your degree from the #47 ranked school in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Online Graduate Education Programs and #6 Best Online Master's Degree in Education program by besteducationdegrees.com.

Under their guidance, you will build upon your expertise and experience to develop the leadership skills that will let you take charge of your career and make you a more valuable asset in your school, district, and community.

A Master's Degree Program Designed for Busy Educators Like You

Wright State's unique distance learning program provides the flexibility and affordability you need to continue your education while balancing your personal life and professional responsibilities.

The program is 100% online, so you can work on it anywhere, anytime. There are three starts per year, allowing you to start when it's convenient for you and enabling you to earn your degree in as few as 20 months.

To learn more, contact an enrollment specialist at 855-704-0312.

Accreditation Information

Wright State is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), 1307 New York Ave., NW, Suite 300, Washington DC, 20005, 202-293-2450.

The Wright State University College of Education and Human Services is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036. 202-466-7496.

Wright State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Higher Learning Commission oversees the accreditation of degree-granting colleges and universities in nineteen Midwestern and South-Central states. The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411, 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456

Wright State University's education programs, including school counseling, are approved by the Ohio State Board of Education, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-4183. 877-644-6338.

Online Courses

Program Courses

Student Assessment

EDL 7570  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Intensive study of formative and summative methods used by teachers to assess student performance and modify or differentiate instruction to meet student needs.

Leadership for School Improvement

EDL 7710  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Developing a strong base of understanding in organizational structure for skill building in leadership, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving. Educational renewal, political considerations, ethical behavior, professional development, and change processes are also included.

Curriculum Analysis

EDL 7730  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Improve the school leader's ability to manage and lead the development and organization of curriculum, course planning, and materials.

Analysis of Teaching

EDL 7740  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Opportunities for analysis of teaching through the exploration of instructional methodologies, critical theory related to teaching, and strategies for continual improvement.

Instructional Leadership & Change

EDL 7750  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Strategies for developing, maintaining continual improvement processes using systems planning, instructional data, evaluation of improvement plans and communication of planning and improvement with all stakeholders.

Ethics & Politics in Education

EDL 7800  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Developing an understanding of potential structures and effective principles of school/community relations. Concepts of power, pressure groups, lobbying, potential networks, and public ethics are examined.

School Law

EDL 7820  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Examines the legal framework that all school personnel must function in. Emphasis on both legal precedents and statutory provisions.

Teacher Leader Seminar

EDL 8330  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Critical and current issues relevant to the development of classroom teachers as school leaders.

Coaching & Mentoring

EDL 8340  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Developing knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for school leaders to provide effective coaching and mentoring focused on improving teaching and learning for all students.

Data Driven Decision Making

EDL 8350  |  7 weeks  |  3 credit hours

Exploring the use of appropriate, meaningful data for making instructional, curricular, and assessment decisions as a normative professional standard.

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