Program Description

The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program incorporates National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) guidelines to help teachers think and practice as leaders and board-certified educators. This master’s program is designed for teachers with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience who want to continue growing professionally. Concentration coursework provides advanced professional development in school leadership and focuses on teachers as leaders in their classrooms, teams, departments, programs, and schools.

What it costs

The cost is $595.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $505.75 per credit hour for VA state residents who are eligible and apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount. All out of state students qualify for an automatic 40% discount and a cost of $795.00 per credit hour. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Education fee. Education Resource, New Student, and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.

Application Deadline

This program has an application deadline of April 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.

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Check out the Curriculum and Instruction, ASTL: Teacher Leadership Concentration (MEd) program on the College of Education and Human Development website.

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Program Summary

80 Percent Online

Program: Curriculum and Instruction

Concentration: ASTL: Teacher Leadership

Degree: MEd

College/School: College of Education and Human Development

Credits: 33 total

Requires intensive summer session on campus