Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is an area of study that offers comprehensive Masters, Educational Specialist, and Doctorate (PhD) degrees as well as numerous professional development opportunities in the USF College of Education.

USF's Educational Leadership & Policy Studies academic programs are approved by the Florida Department of Education and accredited by both the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Program faculty have active national and international research agendas; engage in multiple and ongoing partnership activities with local schools and districts; serve as principal investigators on federal, state and university grants and share a collaborative commitment to student success. Our faculty serve on editorial boards of multiple journals and in leadership roles in national and state level organizations. 

We encourage you to explore each of our programs to see which one fits best with your educational and career goals!