Online Master of Education in Teacher Leadership: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction

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Overview of the M.Ed in Teacher Leadership: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction Program

Become a catalyst for thoughtful systemic change and innovation. Touch heaven; change earth.

Our Master of Education in Teacher Leadership: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction will help you reach new heights in your teaching career by deepening your understanding and application of ideas in these timeless areas of teaching and learning. Upon graduating from this program, you’ll have a deeper understanding of differentiation, culturally responsive teaching and social justice, ethics and faith, technology integration, current topics and research, and initiating and leading thoughtful systemic change and innovation through a spiraled scope and sequence.

Courses are designed to provide participants with an essential mix of theory and practice to enhance and create curriculum, assessment, and instruction. Grasp the tools of action research, and then propose and perform an original action research project with the focus area of your choice. Our program provides:

  • 100% online courses with faith integration and reflection
  • Access to live and recorded interactive webinar discussions
  • 1:1 consulting and support for learning and integrating course material

You’ll Learn To…

  • Devise and implement change in the design of curriculum, assessment, and instruction
  • Access and use research to improve practice and student learning
  • Improve your technological skills
  • Lead and collaborate with colleagues, families, and community
  • Facilitate improvements in instruction and student learning
  • Promote the use of assessments and data for school and district improvement
  • Advocate for student learning and the profession

Career Options

  • P-12 Classroom Teacher
  • P-12 Teacher Coach
  • Education Service Agency Specialist


33 Total
$499/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

11 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. Transcripts from foreign institutions may need to be sent to an outside agency for evaluation and determination of transferable credits, degrees, and GPA. If this outside review is necessary, students are responsible for the initiation of this evaluation and for any fees incurred during the process.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed.
  • Candidates Need:
    • A valid (but not necessarily current) state teacher’s license, or a valid (but not necessarily current) temporary, standard, or professional teaching license/certificate from another recognized accreditation body (e.g., Association of Christian Schools International), or an official letter from a school administrator confirming employment as a teacher of record.
    • At least one year (i.e., a minimum of one semester and one day) of teaching experience from an approved and accredited public, private, or parochial P-12 school in the United States or abroad.
    • Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 classroom.

  • Successful completion of the M.Ed. curriculum.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work and a minimum grade of "B-" in each course.
  • Successful completion of admission, mid-program review, and program completion gateways.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The M.Ed. Teacher Leadership: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024