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CEHD and U of M Word Marks


206 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-3377

Undergraduate Studies:

Graduate Studies:


The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) is now housed on the 2nd & 3rd floors of Burton Hall. Our main office is located in 206 Burton Hall. [map]


Education Policy and Leadership (EPL) Programs

The education policy and leadership track offers coursework and research opportunities for those interested in making a difference in educational systems and settings that involve PreK-12 children and youth. The program is committed to supporting the development of leaders and scholars who work to continuously improve educational quality and effectiveness so that young people graduate from secondary education well prepared to continue their learning and to contribute to their communities. The program promotes understanding of schools as organizations and emphasizes application of knowledge and research to varied contexts of educational practice.

EPL Degrees and Programs

Note: International Educators may be interested in the CIDE Ph.D. Leadership for Intercultural and International Education Program

K-12 Administrative Licensure Programs


For questions regarding the admissions process, admissions documents, or general information about the program contact:

Dr. Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Specific questions regarding course content should be directed to the joint program coordinators:

Dr. Katie Pekel
EPL Co-Coordinator, Education Policy and Leadership Degrees and Programs

Dr. Gary Prest
EPL Co-Coordinator, Administrative Licensure Programs

Revised February 2, 2016