Educational Leadership & Counseling
The Department of Educational Leadership & Counseling graduates communities of learners ready to lead in educational and clinical mental health organizational settings. As scholar-practitioners, our future educational leaders and clinical mental health professionals inform their practice with theoretical knowledge to be transformational agents in their fields. Our graduates are committed to leading with mind, hope and heart. Guided by the values of discernment, continuous improvement, care of the whole person, social justice, democratic ideals and service to others, the Department of Educational Leadership & Counseling is dedicated to cultivating future scholar-practitioners in education and counseling.
Most of our courses are taught by full-time faculty who are experts and scholars in their field. High-level practitioner experts and interdisciplinary faculty from across the University and other institutions also teach some of our courses or course modules, serve as guest speakers and join dissertation committees.