Leadership Programs

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.

Danforth Educational Leadership Program

Certification
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Field-based On-campus
Become an equity-driven principal or program administrator who possesses the vision to guide change, cultivate leadership and generate successful outcomes throughout schools and districts.

Instructional Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Hybrid
Prepare yourself for equity-driven, non-administrative teacher leadership positions. Learn how to foster effective professional development, support student growth, and enhance thriving for all educational stakeholders.

Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Hybrid
Do you want to work in the fast-paced world of athletics and make a difference in the lives of student-athletes? Earn your master's degree in one year and learn how to excel in sports administration.

Leadership for Learning (L4L)

Certification
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
On-campus
A three year doctoral program for innovative, equity-focused leaders who want to transform educational systems and realize ambitious learning goals for all students.

Leadership in Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
On-campus
A cohort-based program that prepares individuals for leadership roles at community colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations.