The Department of Educational Policy & Leadership is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and practice of educational leadership and policy at all levels of the education system, cradle-to-career. We advance this mission through our programs of teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners and scholars in the field. We offer doctoral, master’s and advanced graduate certificates in higher education leadership, educational policy, and school leadership. All programs adopt a global perspective, focusing on how international systems and policies support academic excellence.

EPL is now offering several new academic offerings. Explore these new opportunities below.

EPL is thrilled to announce new academic offerings starting this Fall 2017!
More information will be available soon. To apply for the new degree programs, please click on the links above.

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Department of Educational Policy & Leadership
University at Albany
State University of NY
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222 

Department Coordinator
Maria Moon 

Phone: (518) 442-5080 
Fax: (518) 442-5084

Department Chair
Dr. Jason Lane

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Dr. Gina Giuliano