Department Chair: Dr. John Nash
The Department of Educational Leadership Studies offers programs leading to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree, the Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) degree, and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership Studies. These programs are designed to prepare candidates for leadership positions in P-12 schools and other educational agencies or for the professorship in educational administration. The department has participated in a Cooperative Doctoral Program with four regional comprehensive universities and may continue as needed.