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Entirely Online | 30 Credits | 2 Years
  • Designed specifically for teacher leaders in international schools
  • Committed to international education through our historic Career Services Overseas Recruiting Fair and international student teaching placements
  • Instruction is provided by faculty with practical and research-based experiences in leadership, international education, curriculum and educational psychology 
  • Careful consideration has been given to accommodate the unique needs of practicing K-12 teachers in international settings

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As an Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Enrollment Contact and Program Coordinator to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation and much more.

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Tim Gilson

Program Coordinator

Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Foundations, & Leadership Studies

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Janelle Finke

Enrollment Contact

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Our graduates are prepared to:
  • Implement best practices framed around the Teacher Leader Model Standards (Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium)
  • Excel in instructional and school leadership roles
  • Conduct classroom research and advocate for change in their schools
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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered through a combination of Blackboard, a learning management system and Zoom. Careful consideration to accommodate the schedule of practicing Pre-K-12 teachers in international settings.

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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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Complete our online information request form. We'll send program updates, important information, and application deadlines directly to your inbox!

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Along with the application, students must submit: 

  • two letters of recommendation (one must be from a former supervisor)
  • professional resume
  • official transcripts, sent directly to the Office of Admissions

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Our team of support staff is available to help you throughout your UNI journey.

Contact us at 319-273-7206 or for assistance!

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Delivery of this program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program.