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Master of Arts in Catholic School Leadership


The Master of Arts in Catholic School Leader / Teacher is an extension of a long tradition of teacher education at Notre Dame of Maryland University. This thirty-six (36) credit program signals the University’s deep commitment to provide for the continuing education of teachers and administrator as leaders in Catholic elementary and secondary schools.  Distinctive features of this program include a multidisciplinary foundation and a focus on the professional development of classroom teachers. 

EDU 557 Leadership Seminar I 
EDU 543  Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Educational Research 
EDU 556  Technology for Instruction and Management 
EDU 563  Curriculum Development 

Chose either Administrative track or Teaching track

Administration Track 
EDU 560  Legal Issues for Teachers and Administrators 
EDU 569  Supervision: Empowering Teachers 
EDU 688  Practicum: School Administration and Supervision Part 1 
EDU 690  Practicum: School Administration and Supervision Part II 
Teaching Track  
EDU 567  Learning Theory and Practice 
EDU 676  Educational Applications of Multimedia 
EDU 577  Internet in Teaching and Learning 
EDU 544  Educational Assessment     

Select four (4) of the following courses

RST 550 Scripture and Interpretation 
RST 551  Christian Theology 
RST 552  American Catholic Identity 
RST 553  Spirituality of Christian Life 
RST 554  Justice and Peace Education 
RST 555  Christian Ethics 

ePortfolio Required

Certification: Administrator 1 (administration track only)

This program offered by the School of Education of Notre Dame of Maryland University is NCATE and MSDE approved.

For additional information please contact:
Ms. Jeanette Quinn
School of Education
Academic Advisor

For admissions information please contact: 

Office of Admissions, College of Graduate Studies