About the Program
The School of Education, Health and Human Performance offers a M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Advocacy (MTLA) to provide advanced study for certified P-12 teachers who are interested in becoming educational leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to advocate for students, public schools, and the teaching profession. The program focuses primarily on improving educational practices, policies, and learning environments for students, especially those living in poverty. All students complete a set of six (18 credits) core courses that develop the following skills: research, advocacy, policy analysis, self-reflection, and application of theory to practice.
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Program Learning Outcomes: Skills and Knowledge
The Mission of the M.Ed. In Teaching, Learning and Advocacy (MTLA) program is to provide advanced study for educators to become leaders and advocates for students, parents and their communities, as well as public schools, and the teaching profession. We educate students to analyze the social and cultural foundations of educational policies in order to better understand how racial, ethnic, gender, and class inequities are perpetuated.
Tracks or Concentrations
- Diverse Learners
- Curriculum & Instruction
Modalities of Instruction
- Online, Synchronous (Scheduled Meeting Times)
- Online, Asynchronous (On Demand)
Aspirational Career Sector