M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction - Leadership
Candidates who choose the Leadership Concentration will experience a unique blend of theory and practical application geared toward individuals with a passion for leading and facilitating student achievement and teacher performance. Focused on the National Standards for Educational Leadership and the Maryland Instructional Leadership Framework, Loyola's leadership concentration is ideal for aspiring educational leaders who want to make a difference on a large scale and serve the mission of improving the education of all students, including those who have been traditionally underserved. Successful candidates are eligible for MSDE Administration I Certification.
Program of Study
The M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Leadership is a 42 credit program.
|Program Core (21 credits)
||Creative, Thinking, Collaboration, & Educational Change
||Philosophy, History of Education & Curriculum Theories
||Race, Class & Gender in Education
||Seminar in Educational Technologies
||Theory & Research on Teaching & Educational Leadership
|Leadership (21 credits)
||Leadership Theories and Practices in Education
||Law, Courts, and Schools
||Human Relations in School Management
||Leadership, Supervision, and Professional Development
||Internship in Educational Leadership I
||Internship in Educational Leadership II
This program may be taken part-time (to be completed in 2-5 years). Part-time offers a self-paced opportunity to complete requirements over a longer period of time with courses delivered at times of the day that are convenient to full-time work schedules.
Successful candidates will receive the Master of Art in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Leadership. Participants are eligible for certification as an Administrator I (Assistant in Administration, Supervisor in Instruction, or Supervisor in Central Administration). Students seeking Administrator II (Principal) certification are required to successfully complete the School Leaders Licensure Assessment exam.