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Master of Educational Leadership (MEDL)

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The Master of Educational Leadership degree program at UHD is specifically designed to prepare K-12 educational leaders to better meet modern demands. America needs transformative leaders in K-12 education whose passion for quality and equity is matched by a firsthand knowledge of effective leadership strategies for learning and development, a firm grasp of school regulations at the federal, state, and local levels, and the organizational management skills to translate visionary ideas into overall school improvement.

The program, which will admit its first cohort in Fall 2023, is designed for students currently holding a teaching certificate and working towards principal certification. The courses for the MEDL degree program are taught in an online delivery format with interactive online sessions as scheduled by the instructor and are complemented by a full practicum experience.


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Master of Arts in Teaching in Curriculum & Instruction (MAT)


The MAT Curriculum & Instruction is a graduate degree program focused on advancing the curricular, instructional, and assessment knowledge and skills of current classroom teachers. This MAT program is designed for students that currently hold a teaching certificate and want to pursue a master's degree. The courses in this degree plan are taught using a hybrid of face-to-face and online instruction. Options are also available for those teachers looking to earn the credentials to teach dual-credit high school Mathematics and History.

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Master of Arts in Teaching with Certification & Alternative Certification Program 


The MAT with Teacher Certification (MAT) and Alternative Certification Program (ACP) allow those with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university to pursue initial teacher certification without completing a traditional teacher certification program. Students have the option of completing certification only or completing certification along with a Master's degree. The courses in this degree plan are taught using a hybrid of face-to-face and online instruction. 

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)


UHD's nationally ranked Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program is designed for those who want to enter or advance in the field of Criminal Justice, or who seek a deeper understanding of crime and justice for application in related fields. UHD's MSCJ program offers students the convenience and flexibility of completing courses while balancing busy personal and professional schedules. This degree can be completed fully online, fully in-person, or a combination of the two and can be completed in as little as two years.

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