Ashland Now Offers An Online Master’s in Educational Leadership!
Teachers are often natural leaders. They lead their students through lessons and discoveries that help those students learn and grow. Teachers who demonstrate leadership tendencies may also be called upon to chair committees or manage school programs. If you are a teacher ready to pursue further education and additional opportunities in the leadership field, Ashland University has some exciting news for you. Ashland now offers an online Master’s in Educational Leadership.
You know you have leadership qualities and ant to use those qualities in K-12 education. You may be asking, though, what is educational leadership? Simply put, as an educational leader, with a Master’s in Education, you could work with teachers and other education professionals on systemic plans to improve educational programming and outcomes.
Leaders are more than just managers or administrators. Educational leaders work to help improve the educational system, working on new policies and guiding colleagues, such as other teachers, through processes designed to make a positive change. Does this sound like you? Are you ready for a position as a principal, department chair, program administrator, or curriculum developer? Do you enjoy building effective teams, analyzing student data, or reviewing and assessing school policy and procedures? Ashland University’s online Master’s in Educational Leadership could be the right fit for you.
If you are concerned about the time involved in earning a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, Ashland University has reduced the time required to complete the online Master’s in Educational Leadership. You can now complete your degree work in less time and save money. Online programs already save you time, of course. With online classes, there is no need to navigate through traffic, find a parking spot, and sit in a classroom after you’ve spent the day teaching. Now, with the new program at Ashland University, you can complete the degree requirements in less time on your own time!
Teachers working toward a Master’s in Educational Leadership, with an eye toward preparing to pass the tests required for administrative licensure, will find the new online curriculum convenient. All program, capstone and licensure modules are offered each semester in a fast track A/B format (7 weeks).
The internship has decreased from 6 hours to 4 hours, although it will still be completed over a full academic year. Acquiring administrative licensure has decreased from the current requirement of 9 hours to 6 hours. With a degree in Educational Leadership from Ashland University, you are only 6 credit hours away from administrative licensure in Ohio.
The new program modules are aligned with key state and national professional standards such as ELCC Standards, Ohio Principal Standards, Ohio Assessment for Educators Educational Leadership Standards, and others. Ashland University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents to grant bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Individual programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.