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Fully Online Graduate Program for Professional Educators

Our 30-credit, fully online Master of Education in Teaching and Leadership cohort program is designed to accommodate professional educators who wish to earn a master’s degree and those seeking leadership roles in the 21st century school.

This program is designed to assist teachers to enhance their instructional skills, while playing the critical role of change agents within the teaching profession. This program will provide the knowledge base and experiences to enable our graduate students to meet these challenges.

Students will complete six core courses and then have the opportunity to choose 4 elective courses in their chosen content area that can be applied to a future certification program.

Courses & Topics

Some of the courses in our Master of Education in teaching and leadership graduate program include:

  • Content Area Design & Instruction
  • Human Behavior & Classroom Management
  • Emerging Teacher Leadership
  • Evolving School Landscapes
  • Culturally Responsive Schools
Alumni Success
Robert Michael, Ed.D., earned his M.Ed. in Teaching and Leadership from Point Park. He is an English teacher and theatre director and producer at Moon Area High School.
Pictured is Robert Michael. Submitted photo.

Faculty bring industry experience and expertise to the online classroom

Courses are taught by faculty taught who have years of real-world experience as teachers and education administrators.

Meet the faculty
Pictured is Associate Professor of Education Richard Gutkind, Ph.D.
  • Teacher, principal and executive director in the Pittsburgh Public Schools for 35 years
  • Presents at many local and national educational conferences
  • Research interests in school leadership, school reform and assessment and instruction