Urban School Leadership MEd Executive Program
The executive Master of Education (MEd) in Urban School Leadership program prepares students for the unique challenges of leadership in urban schools. Learn to reframe the conversation surrounding urban education while increasing your understanding of the social, cultural, economic and political contexts that shape the debate about urban school reform.
The Urban School Leadership MEd program’s strategic focus helps to address the specific leadership needs of urban public schools in order to create a coherent vision of school success. Students will come to understand how effective leaders foster professional growth and organizational change as the foundations of standards-based school reform. You’ll learn to design and use multiple measures of school success and develop advocacy skills to advance social justice and educational equity. Graduates of the master’s program are equipped to provide strong, ethical, democratic leadership for urban schools and communities in Philadelphia and across the region.