Why Study Instructional Leadership & Professional Development?

Graduate programs offered through the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development offer students many advantages. Here are some reasons to choose our programs:

  • gain a better understanding of the demographic, political, economic and technological changes taking place in education
  • engage in hands-on research that has a positive effect on student learning
  • understand how to collaborate with colleagues and school systems in creating inclusive learning environments
  • learn from supportive faculty with strong research and field experience in education, professional development, assessment and leadership
  • be prepared to work with students at every developmental level and build relationships with parents, communities and agencies