Educational Leadership & Policy
Located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, the Educational Leadership and Policy Department in the College of Education (COE) offers students a rich opportunity to learn and do research in an urban setting. Through outreach to communities across Oregon we provide quality educational programs that are convenient and responsive. We take seriously our mission to help meet the lifelong educational needs of diverse communities while encouraging democracy and social justice.

ELP ProgramsPrograms – The Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) department offers a full range of programs for education leaders at the graduate level. These include degrees, licensing programs, graduate certificates and training programs.

Prospective Students – What better way to have an impact on the future than to be an education leader? If you are interested in making a difference, we offer a comprehensive list of programs in school administration, service-learning, adult education, training, sustainability education and more.  

Current Students – Are you already enrolled in a ELP program and need help finding resources? Use this page to stay organized with current and future schedules, course descriptions, forms, and handbooks.

About ELP –  Learn more about our outstanding faculty, our mission and guiding principles. Our programs align with the standards of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

College of EducationCollege of Education – The Educational Leadership and Policy Department is part of the College of Education. Together we provide quality education to support the professional growth of educators, counselors, and human services professionals.


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