EDL Home

Welcome to the Department of Educational Leadership Studies!

The Department of Educational Leadership Studies at the University of Kentucky prepares the premier school leaders in the State of Kentucky. We have been preparing school leaders for the better part of a century. We are unique in that not only are our faculty local oriented toward practice, but our faculty are national scholars as well in areas such as the superintendency, educational politics, law, early childhood education, gifted education among many others. We seek to prepare scholar practitioners in professional learning communities. We're glad you stopped by and please feel free to contact us with any questions about our department or our programs. We look forward to working with you in the future!

Our Mission:

The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership Studies in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is to engage in teaching, research, and service that promote and contribute to improving the quality of education and educational leadership in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.

Our Degrees and Programs: