Master of Science

Teacher Leadership

Central to Teaching, Changing, & Empowering.

CCSU’s MS in Teacher Leadership prepares you to become an educational leader capable of implementing innovative instructional approaches that enhance the effectiveness of your school or organization. Learn to be an agent of change who brings restorative practices to the classroom and community with a focus on equity, justice, and anti-racist teaching.

Program Features

  • Starts every January, May, and August 
  • 30-credit program  
  • Attend full- or part-time  
  • Classes offered evenings on campus and online 
  • Design and course learning experiences are informed by: 
  • Choice of electives tailored to your interests 
  • Financial aid is available 
  • No GMAT/GRE required 

Program Options

Teacher Leadership

This program focuses on teacher collaboration, instructional coaching, and curriculum development for all PK-12 learners.

Educational Policy Studies

This program explores the social, political, and ethical dimensions of educational policy and practice.

 - Katie Barnicle, ’20, MS ’22

I am loving the program so far and can’t believe that I am going to be finishing it up after just one year!

- Katie Barnicle, ’20, MS ’22

What You'll Gain

  • Professional guidance and mentorship from an expert in the education field 
  • The knowledge, skills, and ability to: 
    • Facilitate learning environments that are responsive to personal, cultural, linguistic, and learning differences 
    • Develop instructional programs that promote learning for all students 
    • Use evidence-based decision-making to improve learning strategies 
    • Apply social, political, cultural, and historical perspectives to critically analyze and assess policy and school practices 
    • Focus on diversity in education 
    • Plan for individual and systemic change 
    • Design, implement, and evaluate professional development activities that promote teacher learning 
    • Understand, interpret, critique, and apply educational research