Instructional Leadership & Professional Development Off-Campus Programs

Towson University offers courses and degree programs in instructional leadership & professional development at off-campus locations through the Towson Learning Network. These programs are available at reduced costs.

Programs Starting in Spring 2023

Transformational Educational Leadership (M.S.) Administrator 1/PBC in Educational Administrator

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Participating Agencies

  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Cecil County Public Schools
  • Howard County Public School System
  • USMSM - Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's Counties

About the Program:
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.

Core Courses:
ILPD 716 - Leadership of the Schools
ILPD 740 - Evidence-Based Decision Making for Curriculum and Instruction
ILPD 603 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Education
ILPD 667 - Curriculum & Assessment for Instructional Development
ILPD 781 - Seminar in Supervision
ILPD 797 - Internship in Instructional Leadership

Sample Electives:

ILPD 675 - Leadership and Action Research
ILPD 676 - Professional Communications for School Leaders
ILPD 742 - Transformational Leadership and Professional Development
ILPD 745 - School Budgeting and Fiscal Planning
ILPD 746 - Cultures and Contexts of Equitable Schools
ILPD 748 - Leadership for Social-Emotional Learning

Reduced Program Costs

  • Through a contractual agreement with your employer, tuition for courses are discounted approximately 50%.
  • The TU application fee of $45 is waived.
  • Participants are responsible for purchasing course texts.
  • A required electronic portfolio software program, with a one-time fee of $120, will be used in all College of Education graduate programs.

How to Apply

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