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Graduate Programs|Department of Professional Studies

Educational Leadership Degrees

Educational Leadership offers courses and degree programs designed to help students learn and apply the leadership skills necessary for effective leadership in today's K-12 schools and beyond. Our programs are guided by our mission to develop effective educational leaders and researchers. 

All of the Educational Leadership degrees are Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) compatible (students must apply upon graduation for PTSB certification), and are accredited by Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

Degrees and Certificates Available

  1. M.A.
  2. Ed.D.
  3. Ph.D.
  4. Principal Certificate
  5. Superintendent Certificate
  6. Special Education Director Certificate

Students who are applying for a doctoral program are eligible to receive monetary support for visiting UW and faculty in Laramie. Up to $200 is available for out-of-state students and up to $50 is available for in-state students.

Program Faculty

Four UW faculty specialize in Educational Leadership. Learn more about faculty members and their specific research interests.

Faculty Publications

Click here to read the variety of publications by UW faculty in Educational Leadership.

Learner Outcomes

Click here to review the Educational Leadership learner outcomes.

Enrolled Student Resources

Click here for a list of forms, handbooks, and other Educational Leadership student resources.

Questions about registering for classes? Get tutorials here and here.

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