Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

We prepare leaders to make a difference in education all over the world. Our faculty and alumni are at the forefront of issues such as higher education reform in China, accessibility of education in Latin America, and program evaluations and district policy development in Indiana. Our alumni hold prestigious positions in government, non-governmental organizations, K–12 schools, and universities.

When you join this department as a student, you will quickly become a part of a supportive intellectual community that invites discussion and debate about the issues facing educators throughout the world. Faculty members have strong connections within the profession, and beyond rigorous and up-to-date courses you will have a chance to interact with faculty, visiting scholars, and your peers in activities that include weekly informal seminars and conversations about professional publication and presentation.

Academic Programs

In each of our academic programs, you’ll find a challenging curriculum that will strengthen your leadership abilities, enhance your learning and professional growth, and prepare you to think critically about the issues facing education in diverse communities around the globe. We offer degrees in the following areas:

Research and Service

Faculty research and service projects in areas of educational leadership and policy include work in and partnerships with the following centers and organizations:

Contact Us

We are located on the fourth floor of the W.W. Wright Education Building.

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Indiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Avenue, Room 4228
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006

Phone: (812) 856-8370
Fax: (812) 856-8394