Excellent leaders create powerful and equitable learning environments for all students. Whether you're aiming for systems, school, policy, athletic, or teaching leadership, your path begins at the UW College of Education.

Systems Level

Our Leadership for Learning Ed.D. program (L4L), Prepares Educators for Systems-level Leadership Positions, including those in Districts and State Educational Agencies and those Requiring Superintendent Certification.

Our Danforth Educational Leadership Program prepares students for principal and administrator roles. One of our alums poses on a break in a classroom.

School and Program Leadership

Our Danforth Educational Leadership Program Prepares Students for Principal and Administrator Roles.


Our Master of Education Policy Program (MEP) Prepares Students for a Career in Policy.


Our Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership (IAL) Program Prepares Students for Leadership Positions within Intercollegiate Sports.

Teacher Leadership

Our Instructional Leadership Program (MIL) and our Teacher Certificate Program Prepare Teachers to Lead in School or District Settings.

Leadership in Higher Education

Our Leadership in Higher Education program develops scholarly practitioners through rigorous coursework and field-based internships with community-based organizations and campus-based departments and programs. More »