Mission and Accreditation


The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership & Foundations in the College of Education is to define and support research-based educational practices that prepare visionary leaders with the knowledge and experience to promote highly effective schools.


The M.Ed. program meets all standards set by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) as well as all standards of the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA). This program and the doctoral program are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).