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Teacher Leadership, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (M.A.) from University of the Incarnate Word is designed for PK-12 teachers who want to continue in the classroom, while assuming leadership roles in their school and community.

About

The Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (M.A.) from University of the Incarnate Word focuses on the “teacher as leader” and empowers experienced teachers to effect change and improve student learning. 

This degree program is appropriate for teachers who wish to advance their current work as teachers or assume master teacher roles as department heads, team leaders, curriculum leaders, instructional coaches or informal teacher leaders.

Career opportunities

  • Educational Administrator 
  • Curriculum Specialist 
  • Instructional Coordinator 
  • Human Resources Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Philosophical Foundations in Education
  • Adult Learning and Development
  • Effective Teams and Groups
  • Organizational Theory and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    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:

    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:

    56

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

  • Evidence of an earned Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with an overall GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • Official transcripts from each college and university previously attended. These transcripts must be mailed or e-mailed directly from the college or university to our office.
  • At least one of the following as specified by the discipline under program description:
    • A nationally recognized entrance test specified by the discipline
    • Evaluation by one or more professionals in the intended field of study
    • Professional certification or a degree of equal or higher level than that sought from an accredited institution of higher learning
    • Letters of Recommendation

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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