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M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership

Instructional Leadership

The Instructional Leadership sequence will provide opportunities to develop appropriate academic and administrative skills and procedures vital to a successful educational setting in public or private schools. Candidates will gain knowledge about theories that drive the educational process. Candidates in this program will not be eligible to seek certification as a principal in Texas.

Students selecting this specialization are prepared for leadership roles in:

  • Curriculum development
  • Professional development
  • Empowerment of teachers
  • Instructional development
  • Academic coaching


Core Courses (12 hours)

MED 5305 Classroom Teacher as Researcher

MED 5308 Ethics and Leadership in Education


Specialization: Instructional Leadership (18 hours)

EDAD 5323 Evaluation Assessment in Education

EDAD 5322 Legal Foundations of Education

EDAD 5351 School Diversity Leader

EDAD 5352 School as Resource Leader

EDAD 5353 School Professional Development and Continuing Education Leader

MED 5303 Curriculum Design and Practice

MED 5309 Differentiated Instruction and Learning Theory

MED 5312 Academic Coaching


M.Ed. Cohort Class Schedules


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