Leadership and Innovation - M.A. Degree

Refine your decision-making skills, understand policy implications impacting educational leaders, and develop an entrepreneurial approach to educational leadership within 21st century schools.

Our Master of Arts degree in Leadership and Innovation is an ideal area of study for educators who aspire to be innovative leaders who advance student achievement.

If you’re a teacher ready for the next phase of your career — outside of the classroom but still involved with students — earning a master's degree in Leadership and Innovation from WLC could be the stepping stone you need. This program is designed especially for those seeking to become program directors, principals, deans of students, directors of instruction, or lead trainers, and provides the opportunity to receive an administration license (Principal license #5051) through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

This master's degree focuses on:
  • Proven and promising models of professional development, mentorship, and coaching;
  • Enriching the academic environment of your diverse learners;
  • Learning decision-making and policy implications impacting forward-thinking educational leaders;
  • Enhancing your cognitive, analytical, and reflective thinking skills and entrepreneurial mindset.

This 30 credit graduate degree program culminates with an action research project and creation of a portfolio. Leadership opportunities are integrated throughout the program and in a required practicum experience.

You’ll graduate confident and ready to lead your students to new heights of achievement.


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