M.A. On Campus

Education - Teacher Leadership

Vanguard University

12 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The mission of the Education - Teacher Leadership program at Vanguard University is to provide a supportive, reflective learning community in which teachers develop the professional relationships, skills, and knowledge base necessary to empower all students to reach their highest potential. This program integrates vibrant Christian faith with all facets of learning and life.


Learning outcomes

The Master of Arts in Education - Teacher Leadership at Vanguard University is designed for fully credentialed teachers who wish to enhance their leadership abilities by pursuing an M.A. in Education. This M.A. in Education option allows teachers to transfer in up to 6 units of graduate level credit from another accredited institution of higher education.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Models of Teaching 
  • Theories of Learning and Teaching 
  • Spiritual Formation for Teachers 
  • Curriculum Leadership and Collaboration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




27 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • References: Each applicant is required to secure three references as part of the application process. One of these should be from a professor with whom you took classes in your field of study; two others should be professional references.
  • Personal Statement (250 words): Write a statement of purpose describing your reasons for applying to VU’s Graduate Program in Education. Discuss professional goals and aspirations, future plans as a result of furthering your education in this graduate program, the relationship between your professional goals and your Christian faith.
  • CBEST Verification: Please present an original 3? X 4? transcript card (for credential applicants only).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Costa Mesa

1100 - 1600 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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