Leadership For Teaching And Learning

Degree: M.Ed.

Millersville University's Leadership for Teaching and Learning graduate program strives to produce genuine leaders who can transform schools into positive learning communities.

Why Study This Program?

Millersville University believes that quality school leaders have the power to transform lives. MU works to prepare those educational leaders through the Leadership for Teaching and Learning graduate program. This program is grounded in ethical leadership and strives to produce genuine leaders who can transform schools into learning communities that meet the needs of all stakeholders. 

MU taps into the strength of cohort groups whereby candidates advance through the program with a group of educators that rapidly become a source of personal support and a professional resource. This course of study provides a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Leadership for Teaching and Learning, a K-12 principal certificate and a K-12 supervisor of curriculum and instruction certificate. Students holding a master’s degree may pursue the principal certificate and supervisory certificate separately. 

Admission to this program is open to applicants who possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certification. 

The Leadership for Teaching and Learning program has been accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council.

What Will You Learn?

The graduate-level Leadership for Teaching and Learning program incorporates professional studies core courses, which explore educational psychology, research methods and education philosophies, and educational leadership core courses, which explore leadership theories, school law and supervision functions. Classroom knowledge becomes practical through applied supervision and applied practicum requirements. 

In addition to the normal course requirements and assessment instruments, a portfolio review will be utilized as a form of formative and summative assessment. Completion of the program is contingent upon passing the portfolio review and maintaining a 3.0 GPA.