Instructional Leadership

Master's in Instructional Leadership (for non teachers)

This Master of Education was designed for people who want to improve their own leadership skills,
and then learn how to train others to be better leaders.

The key elements in this program are adult learning theories and best practices.
This knowledge is vital to effectively and efficiently train others.


It is ideal for the following groups:

Managers or supervisors, trainers or staff personnel, or anyone who strives to be a better leader and work more effectively with their colleagues!

This degree starts off by analyzing various leadership theories and then assessing your own leadership style. From there, you will explore how to influence the organization and its culture, how to build effective, collaborative partnerships, and how to resolve and minimize conflict.

It then moves on to teach how to develop and train other members of the organization in the best practices of leadership. It does this by examining the latest in adult learning theories, effective curriculum and facilitation of professional development and training experiences, critical evaluation of your staff development program, and determining the best technology tools for your instructional needs.

This program can and has been used in military, first responder and business trainer communities. Anyone who wants to be able to effectively develop their colleagues' leadership abilities can benefit from this program.

This program is 30 credit hours and is entirely online. All candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college or university and a 3.0 overall GPA in their undergraduate program.

To Apply Now! click the yellow bar on the lower right side of this page, then select Graduate/Online/ Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education/Instructional Leadership to get to the correct application.

Start your Master of Education in Instructional Leadership today! Give us a call so we can help you plan a great future. Multiple start dates are available. 

800-833-0524, ext. 4718
Loren D. Spicer, Admissions Representative
Graceland University, 1401 W. Truman Rd.
Independence, MO 64050