Programs

Degrees

Master of Education

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership is a state-approved program that provides course work and internships leading to Florida Level 1 Educational Leadership Certification. The program aligns with the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program's mission and goals, which emphasize equity and research utilization, as well as the Florida Principal Leadership Standards, which emphasize instructional leadership for student learning and achievemen

Education Specialist

The Ed.S. in Educational Leadership is designed for experienced leaders who already possess leadership certification and are seeking to develop their capacity to lead "turnaround" or lower performing schools. This is an advanced graduate degree program that is ranked one step above the master's degree and one step below the doctoral degree.

Doctor of Philosophy

The PhD in Educational Leadership is designed for individuals who intend to build an academic, consulting, or policy career focused on conducting research and analysis in the multidisciplinary field of educational leadership and policy studies, or for those who wish to build an administrative career focused on innovative and inquiry-based leadership.