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The master’s degree in Transformational Educational Leadership (with embedded courses for Administrator I certification) prepares you to be a dynamic and effective leader in America’s schools. We promote an expanded view of leadership that includes leading from the classroom as well as the traditional school administrator pathway.
The 36-credit (12 course) master’s program is designed for educators with at least three years of experience who desire to be leaders in classroom or administrative roles. Students complete six required courses and six electives in leadership or instructional content areas. View degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.
The master’s program is available on the main Towson University campus in suburban Baltimore, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, through school district cohorts, and completely online.
Credits from the following certificates may be applied as electives toward the M.S. in Transformational Educational Leadership. These programs are available through school district and organizational cohorts.
The education field is constantly changing. There is a critical need for leaders who can thrive amidst these changes and create learning communities that support success for all students and faculty. If you are a certified teacher or licensed professional, the M.S. in Transformational Educational Leadership will support your career goals with advanced training in school and district leadership.
The M.S. in Transformational Educational Leadership offers: