Quick Facts

Delivery: Onsite

Credit Hours: 36

Admissions: Rolling Year-Round


The Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum (ILAC) graduate degree for OU Europe is designed to expand and deepen the content knowledge and pedagogic practices of educators and trainers. The ILAC graduate degree program for OU Europe is interdisciplinary in nature, allowing for flexibility. This program will provide students with face-to-face interaction with program faculty onsite. Each course will meet onsite for one week and students will be engaged in coursework online prior to and following the course meeting time. Students in this program bring a variety of background and teaching/training experiences. Recent graduates of the ILAC program teach and provide training at all educational levels in a variety of settings. 

About the Master of Eduction with a Major in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum

Coursework for the Master of Education with a Major in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum is offered in various modalities, including face-to-face interactions as well as distance interactions, synchronous and asynchronous, so that the program is widely accessible to students. Within this structure, there are limits mandated by a combination of departmental, graduate college, and regent’s policies to ensure that the instructional method and format are applicable and match the nature of the courses and their content.

*Please Note:  This program does not lead to teacher certification.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and students may begin the program in any semester.

Program Type

The Master of Education with a Major in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum requires 36 hours that can be completed onsite. 

What to Expect

The Master of Education with a Major in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree. 

Degree Topics

  • Learning and Technology
  • Global Education
  • Parent Involvement and Education
  • Problem-Centered Learning
  • Literature for Young Adults
  • Culture, Language, Literacy

Manageable Accelerated Courses

All graduate courses in this program are 16 weeks long. Most students choose to take two courses (or six credit hours) in the spring and fall semesters and one course (or three credit hours) in the summer. The number of credit hours you take each semester should be discussed with your advisor and reflective of your personal and work schedules.