12 months
715 USD/credit 21450 USD/year
715 USD/credit 21450 USD/year
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As a student in the Teacher as Leader program at the University of Dayton, you'll learn the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue professional development and leadership opportunities outside of building and district administration.

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Key Features

Teachers pursuing this degree fulfill roles such as instructional leader, lead teacher, mentor teacher and curriculum committee member.

All candidates in the program must complete the Teacher as Leader core sequence; several options are available for specialty areas. The Teacher as Leader program at the University of Dayton does not meet the requirements for the State of Ohio-issued Teacher Leader endorsement, which is a post-master's program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Becoming a Master Educator
  • Philosophical Studies in Education
  • School, Self and Society
  • Perspectives on Educational Research
  • Educational Leadership
  • Leadership in Diverse Communities
  • Professional Development of Teacher Leaders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application - Submit either the graduate application or doctoral application, based on the degree program you plan to pursue.
  • Letters of recommendation - A recommendation form can be sent directly to the individual(s) who are writing your letters. 
  • A personal statement / writing sample - This is submitted on the online application. 
  • Transcripts from previously attended institutions - An official academic record issued directly by each attended institution must be received. The record must include dates of attendance, all subjects studied, and grades earned or marks achieved on examinations.
  • Proof of English Proficiency 
  • F-1 and J-1 students - You must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study. 
  • A graduate entrance examination - Certain programs may require a graduate entrance exam, such as the GRE or GMAT. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dayton

880 - 1352 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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