M.A. in Leadership in Teaching: Digital Technology Leadership

Digital innovations alter every aspect of our lives, from shopping to communication and more. Teaching is no exception. Learn how to use enhanced technology in your classroom with the online Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching: Digital Technology Leadership from Notre Dame of Maryland University. You’ll learn about digital tools you can use to reinforce and drive learning, as well as assess, evaluate and support all learners. The curriculum also focuses on how to lead digital learning programs and impact learning objectives through virtual learning environments.

  • 100% online
  • Strong network with regional school districts and dioceses
  • Rolling admission and multiple start dates

Potential Careers

  • Curriculum developer
  • K-12 technology coordinator/teacher
  • Educational technology specialist
  • Director of technology and innovation
  • Higher education technology coach/coordinator
  • Instructional or educational technologist


Leadership in Teaching Courses (18 credits)
  • EDU-543 Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Educational Research (3)
  • EDU-557 Leadership Seminar I (3)
  • EDU-560 Legal Issues for Teachers and Administrators (3)
  • EDU-563 Curriculum Development (3)
  • EDU-567 Learning Theory and Practice (3)
  • EDU-569 Supervision: Empowering Teachers (3)
Digital Technology Leadership Courses (18 credits)
  • EDU-608 Teaching the Digital Generation in the Globalized Classroom (3)
  • EDU-609 Instructional Tools for Digital Learning (3)
  • EDU-614 The Online Learning Environment: Design and Implementation (3)
  • EDU-617 Educational Leadership and Tech: Preparing School Administrators for the Digital Age (3)
  • EDU-619 Practicum in Digital Learning Technology (3)
  • EDU-665 Digital Game-Based Learning and Design (3)

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to Notre Dame of Maryland University for graduate programs, a new applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcript(s) from all undergraduate and graduate coursework taken. Transcripts submitted for admissions review purposes must be from an accredited college/university.
  • Admissions Essay – Please see below (Not needed for those with previous master’s degree)
  • Resume

Admissions essay question:

Please address the following questions for your 300-500 word admissions essay: What are your goals and objectives in pursuing graduate study in your chosen program? How have your experiences (academic, professional and/or personal) prepared you to successfully complete this program?

International (F-1) students will also be required to submit:

  • Official college transcripts translated and evaluated through World Education Services (WES) or American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) for course-by-course credit evaluation and U.S. grade equivalencies.
  • Official TOEFL test score

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Tuition And Financial Aid

  • Tuition: $475 per credit*
  • Registration/Technology Fee (nonrefundable): $130 per term

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