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The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department offers master's and doctoral programs that prepare administrators, researchers, faculty members, and leaders for positions in all levels of the educational system. Learn more »

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Learn more about the Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to PK-12 public (or private) school district educators interested in a graduate program in education at KU.

School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
Professor Lisa Wolf-Wendel is president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education
Alumni of the department head higher education institutions, school districts, and schools across the nation
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