Instructional Coach

Dordt College

M.Ed. Online
24 months
350 USD/credit
350 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Instructional Coach from Dordt College prepares the teacher or administrator to be a competent educational leader in the role of instructional coach.


Instructional Coach provides practical, hands-on learning experiences in teaching and leading in a distinctively Christian manner. 

Additionally, an Instructional Coach Certificate is available for those who already have an earned master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. The certificate requires five or more courses beyond a typical master’s degree in curriculum and instruction.

Graduates with Instructional Coach from Dordt College will:

  • shape the instructional culture of a school
  • gain experience in implementing school-wide initiatives in curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, and faculty development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Education
  • Learner Development and Principles of Learning 
  • Interpreting and Applying Educational Research
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Best Practices in Instructional Strategies 
  • Classroom Assessment Strategies 
  • Advanced Pedagogies for Teaching Literacy 
  • Advanced Pedagogies for Teaching Math
  • High Impact Coaching

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (GPA of 3.0 or higher) from an accredited institution.
  • Completion of at least 24 hours of undergraduate coursework that includes: education psychology, applied education psychology, learner differences, learning environments, curriculum and methods (2 courses), philosophy of education, and statistics.
  • Completion of a minimum of one year of successful teaching experience at the K-12 level, or a minimum of 500 hours of verified experiences in teaching or direct coaching beyond the bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must have an adequate command of English as demonstrated by their performance on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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Instructional Coach
Dordt College