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Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a Teacher Leader Concentration

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Total Credit Hours
34

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

Advance Your Career and Mentor New Teachers

LSU Shreveport

Step outside your classroom and share your expertise from a broader platform with the online Master of Education in Educational Leadership: Teacher Leader offered through LSU Online and Louisiana State University Shreveport. This degree program teaches you how to influence instructional culture and effect change across your community. The curriculum for this program includes the history, theory, and practice of curriculum development in American education; techniques used to make yourself an invaluable asset in teacher mentorship; the role of organizational leadership in the development of instructional goals; and the practice of recruitment, development, and utilization of human resources in educational organizations. As a graduate, you will be prepared to help teachers improve their abilities to instruct students. You will also be equipped to successfully lead teams that can better meet the needs of students, schools, and communities.

Total Credit Hours
34

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

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CAEP Accredited

This program meets rigorous national standards set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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TEACH Grant Eligible

Qualified applicants in certain programs may meet the requirements for the TEACH Grant.

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Designed For Online

This program is specifically designed to be convenient for working professionals.

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Cost

Cost - Online Master in Educational Teacher Leadership

The MEd Educational Leadership: Teacher Leader online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Total credit hours per program: 34 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $374

Total cost with fees: $12,696.96*

*Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

Course Listings - Online Master in Educational Teacher Leadership

To complete the MEd Educational Leadership: Teacher Leader online degree program, students must complete the following courses (34 credit hours), including an internship. EDL 716 is a one-hour credit course.

Foundation Courses

Students must complete the following courses.

Foundation: 11 courses Credit Hours
ED 720: Curriculum 3
ED 785: Technology Leadership in Schools 3
EDL 700: Creating a Professional Learning Community 3
EDL 701: Leading with Vision 3
EDL 702: Legal & Ethical Issues in Education 3
EDL 707: Utilizing Data for School Improvement 3
EDL 710: Leading Instruction and Assessment 3
EDL 712: Facilitating Human Resource Development and Empowerment 3
EDL 713: Mobilizing the Community 3
EDL 716: Internship in Educational Leadership  1
EDL 731: Educational Supervisory Practice 3
EDL 740: Introduction to Graduate Research 3
Total Required Courses 34
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements - Online Master in Educational Teacher Leadership

Take the first step toward earning your degree and reaching a new milestone in your education. We've simplified the process so you can get started quickly and easily. Students interested in the MEd Educational Leadership: Teacher Leader online program must meet the following requirements for admission.

Program Requirements:

  • Submit graduate application and $20 application fee
  • Graduate degree from an accredited university, OR
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and any other required official documents

Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:

LSUS
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to admissions@lsus.edu.

**This degree does not lead to any additional certification, if the graduate does not already possess a teaching certificate.

To be considered for admission to any of our graduate programs, students must first meet the LSUS Graduate School admission requirements.


Graduate School Admission:

Unconditional Admission: For unconditional admission to graduate study, students must be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended and meet all admission requirements of a degree program and one of the following:

Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university, OR

Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses.

A minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) is required on any graduate work attempted with no grades of D or F.

International Admission:

International applicants must meet regular admission requirements for their selected program. In addition, you may be required to submit additional information. Learn more about international admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities - Online Master in Educational Teacher Leadership

  • Department Chair
  • Team Lead
  • Teacher Mentor
  • Instructional Coach
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Instruction Specialist 
Accreditation

Accreditation - Online Master in Educational Teacher Leadership

The teacher education programs at Louisiana State University Shreveport meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

What Will I Learn?

Students in our online MEd in Educational Leadership: Teacher Leader program will focus on the essential aspects of educational leadership. As a graduate, you will be prepared to have an important impact on education in your community and beyond.

In this program, you will learn:

  • Skills to engage in leadership opportunities beyond the classroom to help improve your community, your school, and your students’ lives
  • The history, theory, and practice of curriculum development in American education
  • How to interpret research and identify best practices that can be used to increase student motivation, engagement, and achievement
  • Principles and techniques used in supervising and mentoring both pre-service teacher candidates and in-service teachers
Why choose the LSU Shreveport online Master of Education?
  • Multiple LSUS graduates have been awarded Louisiana Teacher of the Year
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects nearly 1.9 million job openings for teachers of preschool through postsecondary school between 2014 and 2024
  • A recent CareerBuilder survey states 33 percent of employers are hiring more workers with master's degrees for positions that had been primarily held by those with a four-year degree
  • "The most rewarding opportunities will be offered to master's-educated teachers with the in-demand skills this program offers." - (University official)
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