Master of Arts in Education — Instructional Leadership

EKU’s 100% online Master of Arts in Education Instructional Leadership degree is designed to help teachers learn the proficiency knowledge base needed to later pursue a school principal master’s degree. The program offers two teacher leader degree options, and challenges you to view yourself as a powerful, effective change agent, while allowing you to strengthen your current certification area or add endorsements in other areas.

At A Glance

100% interactive online
Credit Hours
Master’s- 30 hours
$510 per credit hour
Who would be interested?
  • Elementary Education Teachers
  • Middle Grades Education Teachers
  • Secondary Education Teachers

Career Options

  • Teacher leader educator
  • Specialist or coach (P-12)

Degree options

  • Instructional Leadership, Teacher Leadership for Student Learning
    Program graduates certified in Kentucky will be eligible to apply for:

Students pursuing these option must hold certification in their area of advanced study.

NOTE: If you do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky, please consult with your state’s licensing agency to determine whether our program will meet your state’s licensure requirements.

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Program requirements

  • Prospective graduate students must meet the admissions requirements of the Graduate School.
  • Candidates without prior graduate coursework must either have earned an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (or a GPA of 3.25 or higher in their last 60 hours) or they must submit either GRE or MAT scores.
  • Candidates must have a valid state teaching certification.

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