About TLEL

What Program is Right For Me?

TLEL offers a wide array of graduate programs for students interested in the field of education.

Answer a few questions to help determine what program is right for you!

The nationally ranked Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership (TLEL) offers a variety of programs at the graduate level that encourage students to build strong relationships with instructors and advisors. We focus on personal and professional growth, providing a learning environment where people from all backgrounds are welcomed and appreciated.

What our programs offer

  • An Ivy-caliber education at an affordable price, ensuring students receive an excellent value for their money
  • Nationally ranked academics at the graduate level, with certification and non-certification options
  • Flexibility with online programs to accommodate your busy schedule
  • Small class sizes that allow students to forge close relationships with faculty who are outstanding scholars and dedicated teachers
  • An emphasis on social justice and practical experiences through our field education opportunities and Apprenticeship Program

Where our degrees take you

Whether you want to teach in a school district or explore other areas in the ever-changing field of education, you will be well-positioned to enter a diverse range of rewarding careers!

Areas where our graduates work:

  • Public schools
  • Private, charter and non-profit educational organizations
  • Higher education
  • Local, state and federal government
  • Independent consulting and entrepreneurial opportunities

Note: We no longer require submission of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for application to any of our programs.

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