Educational Leadership & Policy Studies is an area of study that offers comprehensive Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees as well as numerous professional development opportunities in the College of Education. All 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. The Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program hosts a leading national journal, The Journal of Case Studies in Educational Leadership, and our faculty serve on editorial boards of multiple journals.

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