Prepare for a leadership career in urban schools and communities. Temple’s Career Center offers ample resources, including coaching sessions and résumé assistance, designed to identify and secure career opportunities.

Clinical Experiences

If you choose to pursue the concentration in Principal Leadership, you will gain hands-on skills through clinical experiences that allow you to apply your coursework to professional practice in a school community.

Career Services

The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

You’ll also have access to

School & Community Partnerships 

As part of its mission to give back to the surrounding community and provide substantive fieldwork experiences for its students, the College of Education has formed partnerships with more than 25 institutions and organizations.


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Urban School Leadership MEd may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School


Education Administrators, Preschool & Childcare Center/Program


Instructional Coordinators


Middle School Teachers


Special Education Teachers, Middle School


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).