Leadership in Education and Policy Studies

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program offers degrees at the master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral levels and includes learning experiences to meet state standards for director and director licensing. ‘administrator. Our teacher leadership certificate program and doctoral minor develop leadership capacity while providing great flexibility in career goals. We are dedicated to culturally appropriate teaching and leadership in all of our programs, including our Native American Innovative Leadership Program.

We are fortunate to have a collaborative learning environment that emphasizes learning, teaching, and collegiality. Our faculty has extensive practical experience at all levels of instructional leadership to fully support and develop your leadership skills. We are committed to serving our students and ensuring your ability to lead positive change in the educational environment of your choice to improve the learning, achievement, and lives of children and communities.

Our program has been nationally ranked in recent years by US News and World Report and is nationally accredited by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). UNC is also a member of the University Council for Educational Administration, which is the leading national association for preparing education leaders and provides many networking opportunities for our graduates. Choose the ELPS program for me

Janice G. Ball