Master's Degree in Teacher Leadership – Gifted and Talented

Department of Teacher Education

Degree: Master of Education
Major: Teacher Leadership
Concentration: Gifted and Talented
Hours: 36

Master of Education - Teacher Leadership

Delivery Options:

Degree Description

The Lamar University Master of Education Degree in Teacher Leadership – Gifted and Talented is available as a residential program or fully online. It is a non-thesis master's degree program designed to develop instructional leaders who can carry out a vision of learning to include designing curriculum, implementing research-based instructional strategies, motivating students, using assessment for learning and engaging the community to support learning.

Why Study Teacher Leadership at Lamar?

The Master of Education Degree in Teacher Leadership – Gifted and Talented at Lamar University, either on-campus or online, provides the academic climate and practical experience necessary to produce teachers and other specialists of superior competence in their chosen fields.

By establishing high expectations for all students and using data to inform curriculum development and instruction, you will learn creative instructional strategies to manage, motivate and engage all types of students at all stages of development and ability levels.

Online M.Ed. Teacher Leadership – Gifted and Talented

Career Paths

This degree is different from one in educational administration in that it focuses more on instructional practice and less on organizational supervision and the business and management of schools. You'll graduate with the tools and knowledge you need to become an educational leader from your classroom or in the areas of curriculum strategy and development.

Primary Careers

Educational leader, instructional designer, curriculum developer/strategist/coordinator

Career Areas

  • Early childhood education
  • Primary education
  • Secondary education
  • Special education
  • Fine arts education
  • Physical education
  • Health education
  • STEM education

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Public and private schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Other educational institutions