School of Education DEVELOPMENT

About the Department


The Department of Educational Studies & Leadership offers psychological, sociological and philosophical foundations courses required by educational programs within the School of Education and across campus. It houses the Master of Professional Studies in Humanistic/Multicultural Education and the Educational Administration program, helping prepare tomorrow’s education leaders to meet the challenges of a diverse and demanding educational environment.

The Department includes:

  • the Educational Foundations Unit, in which students take courses that address political, social and historical issues through the history of American education;
  • Educational Administration Programs, in which faculty are committed to the preparation of caring, critical and reflective school administrators; and
  • the Humanistic/Multicultural Education Program, through which students who wish to develop skills working with diverse learners can pursue graduate-level degrees combining education and human service.