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Teacher Leader in Secondary Education

Murray State University

12 months
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
549 USD/credit 16470 USD/year
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If you want to assume a leadership role within your school but you do not necessarily wish to become an administrator, the Master of Arts in Teacher Leader in Secondary Education Program at Murray State University is for you.


Upon completion of the 30-hour Teacher Leader in Secondary Education program at Murray State University, you will earn a Rank II and Teacher Leader Master’s designation as well as the Teacher Leader Endorsement. 


  • All certifications are required to take 15 hours of core courses in addition to the 15-18 hours of required for a specialization or endorsement. 
  • For more detailed information regarding the Teacher Leader Master’s Degree Program, please speak to your advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • College Students in the United States 
  • Globalization and Internationalization of Higher Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Postsecondary Education
  • Advanced Methods of Teaching 
  • Integration of Educational Technology
  • Instruction for Diverse Learners 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must apply to Murray State University through MSU Graduate Admissions. Additionally, applicants should submit the following to the department at or Teacher Leader Admissions, c/o ELC, 3201 Alexander Hall, Murray, KY 42071:

  • proof of an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.75,
  • an updated resume; and
  • a letter of application that identifies the reasons for interest in the program/concentration and aptitude for success.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 549 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Murray

900 - 1400 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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