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MEDCL Online

Online M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership (MEDCL)

No GRE/GMAT Required

Graduate in 18-24 Months

Flexible Payment Plans

Why SWU's Online M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership Degree Program

SWU's rigorous online Master of Education degree program is designed for educators who already hold a bachelor’s degree in education, state certification, and wish to advance professionally. If you want to earn your Teacher Leader Endorsement and increase your opportunities as a teacher, a Master of Education in Classroom Leadership degree can help make that happen.

100% online degree program
Earn your Teacher Leader Endorsement
Earn another endorsement through elective coursework
A dedicated, personal advisor
Ability to apply real-world knowledge

SWU's top-performing MEDCL degree program is regionally accredited, taught by real-world experts, and offers the flexibility to earn as you learn. Apply online in just 15 minutes!

What You'll Learn

You’ll explore relevant educational theories, develop advanced instructional strategies and learn to navigate contemporary issues. You will also learn how to mentor and coach colleagues, lead teams and conduct educational research. SWU's master's teaching degree programs stand apart because they also incorporate Christ-centered strategies for handling the ethical and legal challenges of today's workplace.


The track for the M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership includes the three courses needed to earn your Teacher Leader Endorsement in SC. Also, you can use elective hours in the program to earn coursework towards another endorsement, such as Read to Succeed Literacy, Learning Disabilities, Gifted and Talented, Early Childhood Special Education.

Students wanting to teach outside South Carolina are encouraged to contact their state department of education to ensure the MEDCL degree offered by Southern Wesleyan University meets their state's requirements.


See what gives SWU a remarkable 90% overall student satisfaction rate.

"This degree was just what I was looking for. Everything is online and the content I am learning is useful and allows growth for the future."

Staci Ulichnie, M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership

Apply Now!

Our simple, 15-minute application process is the first step toward earning your M.Ed. Join our Christ-centered community today!

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