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Academic Programs


The Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations offers nine graduate degrees and three types of professional preparation programs, as well as graduate and undergraduate certificates of study. Our courses also address standards and fulfill requirements for counselors, for educational specialists, and for teacher education programs throughout the university.

Members of our faculty study a wide range of education-related topics:

  • Motivation and learning
  • Curriculum leadership
  • School leadership, law, finance, and policy
  • Human development
  • Environmental education 
  • Ethics and social justice
  • Historical, philosophical, and sociological perspectives on education and schooling

Contact David Snow for more information:  (815) 753-1465