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MS Applied Leadership in Teaching & Learning Careers

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Advance Careers

Earning your master’s degree sparks your career.

According to Forbes, from 2010-2020, the total number of rewarded bachelor’s degrees rose by 24%. As more people earn bachelor’s degrees, one way to stand out from other professionals is earning a master's degree. With our program, you’ll learn how to initiate and implement impactful change and open doors to more opportunities.

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On the Rise

Employment for leadership occupations is projected to grow faster than average through 2030, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Salary Boost

Compared to those with a bachelor’s degree, professionals with a master’s degree earn 20% more per year. Indeed, 2022.


Skills like communication, research, education inquiry and critical thinking translate across a variety of professions.

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Career Options

Past graduates have earned leadership positions in a variety of organizations, from health care to government agencies to schools to businesses like:

  • Wisconsin Army National Guard
  • Howe Elementary School
  • The Bellin Health Foundation
  • Peshtigo High School
  • Aegis
  • Danz Elementary

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Leadership skills are the hallmark of career success across industries. If you want to earn the highest degree in leadership, our Applied Leadership Ed.D. program might be right for you.

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"UW-Green Bay's faculty members have done an excellent job creating a challenging curriculum that is also supportive and helpful in my classroom experience. My master's classes have pushed me to implement new approaches in my classroom and examine my current teaching practices. The research I am conducting is designed for implementation in my classroom in hopes of improving my current teaching methods."

Keith LeMahieu
Teacher, Peshtigo High School
Professor Timothy Kaufman

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Meet Professor Timothy Kaufman, the chair for our program and a teacher and researcher with years of experience. He specializes in curriculum design, organizational theory and development of standards within education. Got a question? He can help!

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