Grand Canyon University

MA in Teaching - Teacher Leadership

The Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership (Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program at Grand Canyon University is designed for elementary and secondary teachers who are interested in advanced educational studies. Learn more about Grand Canyon University's Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership (Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation)

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

To apply to the Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership program students should be interested in leadership roles in education. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Enrollment in the Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership program provides students the opportunity to study the five core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), strategies for classroom management and curriculum development, up-to-date research on the human brain and learning, and how to facilitate school improvement through a systematic process of evidence-based inquiry. Students also examine instructional leadership and the use of peer mentoring or coaching as a method of staff development and increased student learning. The program is designed for teachers who are certified and will require access to a K-12 classroom for observation and assignments.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

32 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Teaching

  • TCH 517: The Engaged Mind (4 credits)
  • TCH 536: Classroom Engagement and Management (4 credits)
  • TCH 524: Current Classroom Methods and Strategies (4 credits)
  • TCH 587: Educational Action Research (4 credits)
  • TCH 535: Legal Issues in Education (4 credits)
  • TCH 547: Data-Informed Decision-Making for School Improvement (4 credits)

Teacher Leadership

  • TCH 531: Instructional Leadership (4 credits)
  • TCH 518: Collegial Coaching (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The Grand Canyon University's Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership program does not provide eligibility for certification. However, graduates are prepared to take on increased responsibility at their place of employment or pursue additional career choices.

Some positions graduates may hold include, but are not limited to:

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher
  • Secondary teacher
  • Associate professor

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