Master of Science in Teacher Leadership


Program Description

The online Master of Science in Teacher Leadership degree program was developed to provide professional educators with the necessary skills in order to become exemplary teachers and instructional leaders in both private and public schools. The design of the MSTL online program is focused on meeting the needs of those students who are looking to develop the skills and knowledge essential to becoming effective educational leaders.

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While in the program, candidates learn about their leadership styles and how to leverage cutting edge educational leadership with confidence in their classrooms and communities. The goal of the program is to equip teaching professionals and leaders to be able to teach in an inclusive classroom setting. The MSTL program helps teaching professional to understand and execute instructional skills as they assume leadership roles in their respective schools/districts. Participants of the program will receive the Teacher Leader endorsement.

A key feature of the MSTL program is the ability to integrate theory, research and practice of what is learned immediately in the classroom. This allows teachers to learn and practice research within their own classrooms and discuss with their peers in the program.

The Master of Science in Teacher Leadership online program from Brescia University offers

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    The MSTL online degree at Brescia University is offered at an affordable price. Federal and state financial aid is available to those students who qualify.
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    Flexible Courses
    Earn 35 semester hours of credit and fulfill all course requirements within a maximum time limit of six years of matriculation.


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    Adult Friendly Campus
    Brescia University has been at the forefront of adult-centered education. Adult students receive exceptional service as they complete their degrees at Brescia University.
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    Accredited Program
    Brescia University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4501).


Program Goal

Within the framework of the School of Education, the goal of the MSTL is to enhance the qualifications of its candidates as professional educators, as well as to facilitate the development or strengthening of its professional educators’ commitment to ethics, advocacy, service, and lifelong learning. The program is ideal for the classroom teacher who is passionate about making a difference in education. A key feature of this program is the integration of theory, research, and practice. Much of what is learned is immediately applicable to classroom settings as teachers investigate problems of practice and conduct action re- search in their own classrooms with their diverse student populations. The program can be completed in two years or at the candidate’s own pace.


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“I enrolled in Brescia University online after taking many years off of school. I was worried about going back to school, and had heard online college courses and professors could be difficult. All of my worries were put to ease once I attended my first class. The classes are easy to access, and all the assignments are clearly laid out in advance. The professors are great, they are knowledgeable and have to teach a lot of information, but are fair about expectations. I can even interact with the professor and other students in chat during class. I am really enjoying the entire setup of BUonline.”

– Danielle Moran
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