Master of Education in Urban Educational Leadership
The M.Ed. of Urban Educational Leadership program prepares you for the unique challenges of leadership in urban schools. Learn to reframe the conversation surrounding urban education while increasing your understanding of the social, cultural, economic and political contexts that shape the debate about urban school reform. This program helps you acquire the background and skills you need to become a school administrator in a city school.
Davenport University’s College of Urban Education equips current and aspiring school administrators with the skills and strategies critical to leading PK-12 schools and districts in our cities. Full-time students can complete the program in 18 months.
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W.A. Lettinga - Grand Rapids
Our program helps you understand systems theory and how to become an effective leader who fosters professional growth and organizational change. You will use these skills as the primary architect of standards-based reform in schools.
Graduates are equipped to provide strong, ethical, democratic leadership to serve urban schools in their local communities and across the region.
The M.Ed. in Urban Educational Leadership program places an emphasis on the broad topics of leadership, management, curriculum and student learning. Current teachers looking to expand their skills for use in the classroom should consider the M.Ed in Urban Education program.
Coursework covers a variety of topics, including advanced instructional strategies for urban schools as well as race, culture and equity in urban educational leadership.
This 36-credit master’s degree program can be completed in 18 months.
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More than 95% of Davenport students receive some type of financial assistance
Davenport University provides value by offering the third-lowest tuition among all private universities in Michigan. Our team is ready to help you explore sources of financial assistance for which you may qualify.