Administrative and Policy Studies

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Developing Change Agents For Education Systems

Our Administrative and Policy Studies Department is led by a group of renowned scholars who are committed to re-shaping educational policies and systems in the service of educational improvement. Our faculty specialize in reform efforts within educational systems at the K-12 and post-secondary levels. Their work draws upon an interdisciplinary knowledge base that brings together ideas and research from different areas.

Academic Offerings

The department offers master's and doctoral degree programs in education leadership, higher education management, and social and comparative analysis of education. Additionally, the department offers state certification programs for school leaders, including principals, superintendents, and supervisors of curriculum and instruction.

Outreach Programs

Our Administrative and Policy Studies Department houses outreach programs with an impact on the community

Faculty Members