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Teacher Leadership Certificate

Advance Your Education Career as a Leader

Transform your education career and help improve your institution as a leader with the Master of Arts in Education and Teacher Leadership Certificate online program from Lindenwood University.

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  • Duration 24 months*
  • Cost per Credit $540
  • Credit Hours 33

Program Benefits

  • 100% online
  • 8-week courses
  • Bolster your abilities to lead teams and organizations

* shortest program duration

Leadership Skills for the Future of Education

The online Master of Arts in Education program from Lindenwood University delivers the skills you need to make a difference in education and land a variety of rewarding positions within the field. The program allows you to choose between five concentrations and awards a certificate upon completion.

By choosing the teacher leadership certificate online option, you’ll prepare for careers on the business side of education and explore topics that can apply to roles in publishing, corporate training, or educational marketing ​as well as advancing your dream to own your own educational facility such as a daycare center of private school. When you graduate with your master’s degree and teacher leadership certificate online, you’ll be fully equipped with the advanced skills for success in the education career you want.

Career Outlook: Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a growing need for education professionals in today’s business world. Corporate training is becoming an increasingly popular and in-demand field, with more than 28,000 new positions expected to be created by 2028. As the industry expands at a fast pace of 8% per year, now is the perfect time to gain the skills it takes to succeed in this profession.

With the online Master of Arts in Education program from Lindenwood University, you’ll build a solid academic foundation for diverse careers in education. Once you’ve completed the teacher leadership certificate online, you’ll have the business-specific skills to compete with other education professionals for positions outside the classroom.

Training and Development Specialist


Training and development specialists help improve the overall success of businesses by determining the types of employee training programs are most beneficial. These training professionals schedule and often teach these training programs to ensure all employees have the skills to carry out their jobs efficiently.

Career and Technical Education Teachers


Career and technical education teachers prepare individuals to begin careers in specific professions with or without a college degree. These professionals share their insight into specific industries and help the next generation begin their careers successfully and confidently.

Curriculum: Teacher Leadership Certificate Online Courses

Explore advanced topics in education with our online master’s degree in education. This program includes a total of 33 credit hours. Fifteen credit hours examine core foundational subjects, such as educational research and the innovation mindset. Eighteen credits focus on the specific topics that pertain to your concentration of study. While earning your master’s degree and the teacher leadership certificate online, you can conveniently complete courses in an interactive digital classroom that allows you to balance your education with your personal schedule.

Course Spotlight: EDT 50900 Innovation Mindset

In this course, students will explore theories regarding innovation and the challenges associated with innovating in an educational culture. Students will examine aspects of an innovator’s mindset, as well as behaviors and practices conducive to the effecting and sustaining of innovations.

Course Spotlight: EDU 51110 Advanced Educational Psychology

As an advanced course in educational psychology, its purpose is to promote a depth of understanding about the topics central to the study of educational psychology including development, learning, individual differences, motivation, and assessment. The course also aims to further critical professional competencies including critical reading, academic writing, and online presentation skills through readings, written assignments, online group discussions and online class presentations.

Other Available Concentrations

Education, MA: Curriculum & Instruction

Lindenwood University’s online Curriculum and Instruction Master’s in Education concentration allows you to customize your degree to gain the skills needed for the education career you want.

Education, MA: Dyslexia Graduate Certificate

Improve the lives and learning outcomes of students with dyslexia with the online Master of Arts in Education and graduate certificate in dyslexia curriculum program from Lindenwood University.

Education, MA: K-12 e-Learning Certificate

Gain the skills to deliver outstanding educational experiences in diverse digital learning environments with the online Master of Arts in Education and the K-12 e-Learning Certificate program from Lindenwood University.

Education, MA: Library Media and Technology

An online master’s degree in library media from Lindenwood University provides you with the library media and technology skills necessary in today’s schools, preparing you for specialized, in-demand careers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.

You can complete the online MA in Education in as few as 24 months.

The online MA in Education requires the completion of 11 courses. Learn more about the curriculum here.

Yes, there are scholarships available. Find out if you qualify for a scholarship opportunity here.

The online MA in Education does not lead to licensure. Learn more about the professional outcomes of this program here.

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