Educational Policy and Leadership, MA

Chairperson: Jody Jessup-Anger, Ph.D.
Educational Policy and Leadership website

Degree Offered

Master of Arts (M.A.)


The EDPL master of arts with a specialization in educational policy and foundations is designed for teachers and educational leaders who wish to combine the study of foundations in education with research in an area of interest.

The goal of the master’s programs is to engage the professional educator in extended critical reflection on the principles, practices, and rationales of human-service leadership in contemporary society. Specifically, the programs seek to develop educational leaders in K-12 schools, colleges, universities and educational organizations with expertise in the historical, philosophical and sociological foundations of educational policy issues. The programs are designed to accommodate the working professional, and program content is composed to reflect student backgrounds, interests and professional objectives.