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Teacher Leadership

Mount Holyoke College

12 months
775 USD/credit 24800 USD/year
775 USD/credit 24800 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership degree (M.A.T.L.) offered by Mount Holyoke College Programs in Teacher Leadership is designed for working teachers and teacher leaders who have their Bachelor's degree.


The Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (M.A.T.L.) degree offered byMount Holyoke College Programs in Teacher Leadership is a 32-credit program is designed for full-time teachers who want to enhance their leadership skills for current or future roles.

This online or on-campus program will be completed as a series of certificates around the Teacher Leader Model Standards, with a culminating capstone project based on the teacher leader’s personal leadership plan and needs in his or her classroom, school, community, or beyond. Its innovative curriculum demonstrates a strong commitment to equity and collaboration, is convenient and individualized for the learner, and involves a unique partnership with the National Network of State Teachers of the Year, including powerful educational opportunities collaborating with current teacher leaders in the field.

What We Offer

A virtual professional learning community in real time. From the comfort of your own home you can collaborate with fellow teacher leaders around the globe who share your commitment to excellence, accessibility, and innovation in schools.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Fostering a Collaborative Culture for Learning
  • Coaching, Mentoring, and Facilitating Instructional Improvements
  • Promoting Professional Learning
  • Foundations of Teacher Leadership and Global Education Reform
  • Personal Leadership Growth and Articulation of Practice
  • Policy Fluency: Current Issues in Education
  • Leading Colleagues Using Research: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice*
  • Owning Assessment and Data for Student Learning
  • Equity and Social Justice: A Teacher’s Role
  • Teachers as Agents of Change
  • Fostering Partnerships, Communication, and Collaboration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A history of effective classroom practice and strong passion for student learning.
  • GRE not required.
  • No application fee.
  • Complete the MATL application.
  • Attach essay response to the application if applying for one of the scholarships.
  • Send in official transcripts (they may arrive after application deadline).
  • Send in 2 letters of recommendation (they may arrive after the application deadline).
  • Your application will be reviewed by our admissions committee and interviews will be granted to select candidates (in person, by phone, or videoconference).
  • Meet with a MATL advisor.
  • Contact the MATL faculty at any point during the application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for South Hadley

1068 - 2212 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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