The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) is one of three departments within the College of Education. Departmental programs encourage thoughtful and responsive explorations of education policies, practices and related social issues.
The Department offers undergraduate study leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.), and graduate study leading to the Master of Arts (M.A.) (thesis and non-thesis options), Master of Education (M.Ed.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
The Division of Educational Policy and Leadership offers three areas of specialization: Education Policy, Teacher Education/Professional Development, and Minority and Urban Education. When completing graduate study admissions applications, you must indicate the specific program area to which you are seeking admission.
Areas of Specialization: Art; Dance; Elementary Education; English; Middle School Mathematics and Science; Mathematics; Physical Education; Secondary Sciences (Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth/Space Science, Physics); Social Studies; TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages); World Languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, Spanish)
The Division of Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education offers multiple undergraduate and graduate mathematics and science teacher education pathways for prospective STEM teachers. STME also offers high-quality master's and doctoral-level preparation for mathematics and science education researchers, teacher educators, school and university administrators, and policy makers.