K-12 Teacher Leader Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet general University of Missouri-St. Louis Graduate School admissions requirements and have active teacher certification.  Preferred candidates have teaching experience. 

Students may submit application materials at anytime, however applications will be reviewed twice annually: October 1 and March 1.

Certificate Requirements

Students are required to take 15 credit hours in three areas:

  • Foundations
  • Knowledge/Concepts
  • Skills 

 All courses must be taken at the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

Foundation Course
ED ADM 6717: Instructional Coaching for K-12 Teacher Leaders3
Choose three of the following:
Leadership for Equity
Supervision in Education Organizations
Data-Driven Instruction and Team Leadership I
School Culture I
Choose one of the following:
Curriculum Leadership in Education
STEM Instruction in Elementary Education
Literacy Acquisition and Learning for Diverse Students
Addressing the Mathematical Needs of Students
Diagnosis and Remediation of Disabilities in Learning Mathematics
STEM Instruction in Secondary Education
Instructional Strategies for Teaching Reading
Leadership in the Teaching of Writing
Total Hours15