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Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Research, Service and Educational Innovation

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) creates a dynamic university experience for students and faculty through innovative courses and research engagement that connects us to K-16 policy and practice. Our graduate and undergraduate programs prepare students for leadership positions in the rapidly changing K-12 and higher education worlds of today. ELPS faculty are committed to making a difference in Texas, the United States, and the world.

Meet the professional educators who teach our courses and mentor our students

Explore our graduate degrees, certification programs in school administration, the undergraduate leadership minor, and online options

Find details about admissions requirements, the application process, and scholarships

Research and Service
Learn about department research and service activities