Educational Administration & Leadership Concentration

for the Educational Administration & Leadership Concentration


head of the department: Yoon Pak

directors of graduate studies: Wen-Hao Huang, Mary Allison Witt

graduate admissions information: Linda Stimson (on campus) and Jena Pfoff (online/off-campus)


overview of admissions & requirements: College of Education

overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply


department website: https://education.illinois.edu/epol

program website: College of Education Programs

department faculty: Education Policy, Organization & Leadership Faculty 


college website: http://education.illinois.edu/


department office: 142 Education Building, 1310 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-3542

email: gradservices@education.illinois.edu


This concentration is available for:

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, CAS (on campus and off-campus)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdD (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD


for the Educational Administration & Leadership Concentration


The graduate credit needed for this concentration fulfills general coursework requirements for: 

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdM (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, CAS (on campus and off-campus)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, EdD (on campus, off-campus & online)

Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD

Select 24 hours from the following courses:24
Introduction to Educational Leadership
Supervision of Learning Environments
Leading Learning-Centered Schools
Leading School Improvement
Leading Improvement and Innovation
Public School Finance
Education Law
Poli & Cultural Context of Ed
Organizational Theory for Educational Leaders
Educational Leadership and Professional Development
Clinical Experience Admin
Ed Politics and Policies
Law and School District Leader
The School Superintendency
District Change for Equity and Social Justice
Human Resource Management
School District Financial Management
Program Planning & Evaluation
Diversity, Leadership & Policy
Capstone Experience I & II
Independent Study
Thesis Research
Total Hours24