The Department of Educational Leadership aims to prepare reflective, caring, and highly skilled educational practitioners to lead urban schools in their chosen professions, to expand educational theory and practice in urban settings through research, and to work in partnership with constituents to effect change in educational practice in urban schools. Throughout the program, leadership candidates are required to demonstrate competency in their patience and perspective, to exercise judgment and wisdom, to develop their technical, analytical and communication skills, and to exhibit sensitivity to other cultures.
The Educational Leadership program is a predominantly online program offering courses in online and blended formats during each term including summer sessions. Blended course will periodically meet in-class throughout the term, while most interaction will be conducted online.
The Educational Leadership Department offers the following programs:
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Professional Studies Building, Suite 329
Susan Phifer, Chair
Michele Rhodes, Administrative Assistant