Educational leadership, organizations, and policy emphasis, Ph.D.

The School of Education and Division of Teaching, Learning, Leadership and Policy offer a Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in educational leadership, organizations, and policy (ELOP). The Ph.D. prepares educational researchers who inquire into pressing problems in the leadership, organization, and policy of P-12 educational systems. Many students in ELOP also complete the School of Education’s graduate certificate in education for social justice.

Faculty expertise includes accountability systems, education policy, ethical leadership, instructional leadership, religion and schools, rural education, school reform, and social justice leadership.