Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations

Master of Education in Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction

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Why Choose Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction?

If you want to stay in the classroom while also taking on a leadership role within the school, pursue the Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction at Wright State. 

The environment of preK-12 schools is complex and ever-changing. You need leadership skills essential to shaping the environment into one where students and teachers alike can succeed. Your coursework and field activities are based on state and national standards and prepare you to become an instructional leader in your school. This program does not lead to an initial teaching license.  

If you are interested in obtaining a teacher leader endorsement, you may pursue the Teacher Leader Endorsement program after the completion of a master’s degree.

Contact Information

Grant Hambright, Ed.D., Program Director
937-775-3281
grant.hambright@wright.edu

 

Rankings

"Best Online Programs—Graduate Education," U.S. News & World Report, 2017

U.S. News & World Report ranked Wright State’s online Master of Education program, offered by the College of Education and Human Services, 43rd among the 275 schools responding to the survey, naming it among “Best Online Programs — Graduate Education.”

Source: Wright State Newsroom

 

Careers

View the Educational Leadership–Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction program profile for sample occupations, average salary, and employment projections.   

Almost 83 percent of our 2018-2019 graduates pursuing an educational leadership related degree were employed in Ohio within a year of graduation. (ODJFS Data Match, 2019). 

The College of Education and Human Services has provided a dedicated career consultant to assist you in connecting your major to a career. The career consultant focuses on staying up to date on career trends in education, kinesiology and health, leadership, and human services. Our assigned career consultant is an extension of services offered through Wright State’s Career Services.  

Success Stories

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964.

Academics and Curriculum

View the Master of Education in Educational Leadership–Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategies in the Academic Catalog.  

Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader: Curriculum and Instruction Program of Study (PDF)

Admission

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on any previous graduate work, if applicable
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores in the 50th percentile or better

NOTE: Test requirement is waived if the applicant's cumulative undergraduate GPA (from all schools attended) is 3.0 or higher or if the applicant has a previous master's degree. 

COVID-19 Update and GRE and MAT Waivers: GRE and MAT test requirements will be waived until the COVID-19 crisis has passed, and testing locations have reopened. 

Admission Process

1

Apply to Graduate School.

Admission is in the Fall A, Spring A and Summer A terms. Apply at least six weeks prior to the term of enrollment.

2

Submit to the Graduate School:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended (except Wright State) 
  • Official GRE or MAT scores if applicable 
  • Three recommendation forms (effective for all applicants applying for Spring 2018 semester and thereafter). At least one of these forms must be from a direct supervisor—principal, superintendent or other school administrator. Please see the Graduate School application for the required two-page recommendation forms. 

Questions about the graduate school application?  Contact:

Graduate School
Location: 344 Student Union
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 937-775-2976
Fax: 937-775-2453
Email: wsugrad@wright.edu


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