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Teacher as Leader, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , OH,
One of the most dramatic ways to influence your students' lives is through effective leadership in the classroom and throughout the school.The concentration in Teacher as Leader prepares you for leadership roles such as becoming a mentor teacher, the leader of a curriculum committee or an instructional leader.

About

At the University of Dayton, learning to be a teacher is about building learning communities through critical reflection. Because fields in the School of Education & Health Sciences require you to interact with others  and perhaps profoundly affect their lives it's important for you to gain both knowledge and skills. Thus, whatever major you choose in the Department of Teacher Education, valuable real-world experiences are part of the curriculum.

The programme

  • Specialty areas are available including the following: leadership, literacy, special education and technology.Our program prepares you for continued development through critical reflection so you can make more meaningful contributions in the lives of your students as well as your peers.
  • Degree candidates for the M.S.E. Teacher as Leader program are also eligible to participate in the Lalanne Program. The Lalanne Program offers graduate students a unique opportunity to live in a communal setting with fellow teachers while teaching in an urban Catholic school and pursuing their studies. It also provides a living stipend and loan deferment.
  • At the University of Dayton, learning to be a teacher is about building learning communities through critical reflection. Because fields in the School of Education & Health Sciences require you to interact with others — and perhaps profoundly affect their lives — it's important for you to gain both knowledge and skills. Thus, whatever major you choose in the Department of Teacher Education, valuable real-world experiences are part of the curriculum.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants to the teacher as leader program should submit the following information in addition to the online application:
  • Official academic records of all previously attended colleges or universities must be submitted directly from the colleges or universities to the Office of Graduate Admission Processing. Hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Three letters of recommendation from a professor or an employer.
  • A personal statement or résumé.
  • Results from the GRE or MAT are required for applicants with an undergraduate grade-point average below 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must hold a valid teaching license.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    645 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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