• Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching and Leadership

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  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching and Leadership

    The Instructional Coaching and Leadership Certificate is a fifteen (15) credit program designed for individuals who wish to develop their leadership ability for use in the classroom or in such expanded roles as lead teacher, instructional coach, team leader, curriculum developer, department chairperson, new teacher mentor or special project leader. The ICLC is intended for teachers who want to apply their knowledge and skill to the larger school community, yet may not want to leave their classrooms to do so.

    Admission Requirements

    1. Baccalaureate degree in Education from a regionally accredited institution. 
    2. Minimum one year documented and successful teaching, or comparable human service experience.
    3. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or at least 3.25 for the last 30 semester credits of graded coursework
    4. Completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study form.
    5. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended sent directly from the institution to the MSUM Graduate Studies Office. Transcripts issued to students are not considered official and may not be substituted for official transcripts.
    6. Transfer courses evaluated and approved by the Graduate Program Coordinator and the Dean of Graduate Studies and submitted on the Request for Graduate Course Substitution form.
    7. A non-refundable $20.00 fee for first-time applicants payable to Minnesota State University Moorhead.
    8. 250-300 word essay on professional goals and philosophy of education

    Core Requirements (15 credits)

    ED 630 Leadership, Planning and Organizational Behavior in Education (3)
    ED 634 Personal Communications and Ethics (3)
    ED 670 Educational Alternatives for Learning (2)
    ED 671 Issues in Education (2)
    ED 690 Topics in Education (2) (Topics related to Instructional Coaching)
    ED 669 Internship (1)
    PSY 634 Methods of Evidence Based Practice (2)

    Instructional Coaching and Leadership Gainful Employment Disclosure Reports

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