Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, MSEd

Focused primarily on K-12 populations, the M.S.Ed. in Teaching, Learning, and Leadership is designed for individuals who wish to work in educational and leadership capacities both in and outside of formal classroom settings. Students choose one of two areas of informal specialization: Teaching and Learning, or Educational Leadership. Students enjoy individualized courses of study in a small, community-oriented cohort. Graduates work in schools, school administrations, after-school programs, museum settings, and educational non-profits.


A total of 10 course units are required for the TLL MSEd.1,

Core Courses
EDUC 616Master's Foundations of Teaching and Learning (Incoming full-time students must register for EDUC 616 in the fall semester)1
EDUC 667Introductory Statistics for Educational Research1
or EDUC 682 Qualitative Modes of Inquiry
EDUC 668Master's Paper Seminar1
Concentration Courses 2
One foundational course in the history, philosophy, and social foundations of education, such as:1
School and Society in America (or another course chosen in consultation with advisor)
One course in Teaching/Learning or Educational Leadership, such as:1
Diversity and Social Justice in American K-12 Education
Outside the School Box: History, Policy and Alternatives
Collaboration & Conflict
Gender and Sexuality in Education
Conceptual Models of School Leadership & Organization
Elective Courses
Select 5 elective courses, such as those below, and including one distribution course:
EDUC 696In/formal Learning Experience Internship 31
or EDUC 999
Elective 41
Elective 41
Elective 41
Distribution course 51
Other Requirements
Master's Capstone Project, supported by EDUC 668
Total Course Units10

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2021 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.