Third grade ELA teacher and clinical resident instructor Michelle Graham earned a Master of Education in teaching and leadership in 2011 from Point Park.
Downtown Pittsburgh's Graduate Program in Educational Leadership
Point Park University's 30-credit Master of Education in teaching and leadership program focuses on improving and updating teaching skills as well as providing training to become a leader in the profession.
Teacher leadership, a key component of school improvement efforts, is a guiding principle. This teaching leadership program will provide the knowledge base and experiences to enable our students to face these challenges.
Classes are offered on Saturdays, evenings and in summer institutes and are delivered in a variety of formats including traditional, online and blended.
Meet Elementary Science Teacher Clifford Perkins, who is pursuing his M.Ed. in teaching and leadership.
Teaching and Leadership Course Offerings
Some of the courses in the Master of Education in teaching and leadership program include:
- Emerging Teacher Leadership
- Guided Study in K-12 Education
- Selected Case Studies in Special Education
- Advanced Research Seminar
Off-campus graduate education students are eligible for Point Park’s tuition discount being offered for all certificate and master's degree education programs. This tuition discount is approximately 35* percent below the standard rate for master's degree programs and 26* percent below the standard rate for certificate programs.
New and returning education certificate and master's degree students will receive this lower tuition rate as follows:
- Discounted cost per credit: $530*
- Discounted cost for a three-credit class: $1,590*
*All discounts are estimates based on anticipated tuition rates for fall 2014. Tuition rate has not been set.
For more details on tuition and fees at Point Park for 2013-14, please visit our tuition and fees page.
Off-Campus Graduate Education Programs
Interested in pursuing a Point Park graduate education degree at an off-campus location? Learn more about our off-campus graduate education cohort programs.
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