Advance beyond the traditional teaching role and become a leader in your education community with our online master’s degree in education.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 2 Years
Credit Hours: 36
Cost Per Credit: $319
Accreditation: CAEP

M.A. Education Teacher Leader Overview

Campbellsville University’s online Master of Arts in Education Teacher Leader program prepares you to lead and mentor fellow faculty members. You’ll acquire the skills and tools that education administrators are seeking in new leaders. The degree offers six professional specialty options, and you can earn endorsements to accompany the affordable program.

The online teacher leader program’s core curriculum introduces you to teacher leadership skills and explores different leadership styles. You will also examine and use the practical skills in student assessment that are necessary for curriculum planning. The degree covers technology in the classroom for public school teachers and how to apply technology in such a way that all students will learn.

Finally, the online teacher leader program includes two action research practicum courses. The action research practicums incorporate the research and knowledge acquired from the other courses to provide real-world experience in the field. You will examine a group of students, define any learning problems, research possible mediations and collect data. You will then evaluate the effect of the intervention and collaborate the findings with colleagues.

Our online master’s in education is developed and taught by faculty members who have teaching and administration experience in Kentucky public schools. Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Campbellsville’s education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and are approved by the Education Professional Standards Board of Kentucky (EPSB) for teacher education and certification.

Course Map

The online teacher leader program is made up of 36 credit hours and takes approximately two years to complete. You can choose a specialty option, consisting of 12-15 credit hours, to better tailor your master’s degree to your goals.

Admissions Requirements

In order to apply to Campbellsville University’s accredited online teacher leader program, prospective students must submit or complete the following:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Official Transcript Request Form (via Adobe Sign). In most cases, this will allow us to request your transcripts on your behalf.
  3. All official college transcripts from each college or university previously attended and currently attended
  4. 2.75 overall GPA from their undergraduate studies or a 3.0 in their last 30 hours
  5. Copy of teaching certificate
  6. One page rationale essay for graduate study

*Some additional requirements will be requested upon acceptance into the program.

Costs & Financial Aid

The online teacher leader program costs $319 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.

Careers in Education

Upon graduation from our online master’s in education program, you will be able to pursue a career as a teacher leader in either the elementary, secondary or postsecondary school settings. Elementary and secondary school teacher leaders earned a median wage of $94,390 per year as of May 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Teacher leaders at the postsecondary level earned a median annual salary of $92,360.

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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