Instructional Leadership, MEd

Instructional Leadership Specialization

Specialists in K-12 instructional leadership are needed to improve student achievement through assessment. NCU’s master’s degree in Instructional Leadership specialization is designed to help you analyze the instructional capacity of schools, improve student achievement, and develop teacher leadership skills to provide assessment and improvement strategies in various K-12 educational settings. In this 100% online program, you will use reflective decision-making to assist with the development and implementation of practical solutions to contemporary education issues. With this master’s degree, you will be prepared to help a K-12 institution evaluate, assess and report on student success.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
MED 30 10 15 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Master of Education Program Learning Outcomes
  • Examine educational issues to make informed, ethical decisions and recommendations in diverse instructional and organizational settings.
  • Apply professional skills, dispositions, and technology options for leading and educational diverse groups.
  • Analyze current research, theories, and instructional practices in educational and organizational environments.
  • Communicate with diverse audiences about educational theories, research, and practices.
  • Investigate evidence-based solutions for addressing educational, organizational, and societal issues.

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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