Shaping the future of education

Our Department

Welcome to the UW–Madison Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA), where our courses and research give students a deep understanding of educational organizations, educational policy, and policy systems. In ELPA master’s and PhD programs, students can specialize in one of three areas: K-12 leadership, higher education, or educational policy analysis and evaluation. No matter which unique strand you choose, when you graduate, you will be an effective leader, prepared to pave the way to better education for all students.

New ELPA Online Master’s Degree Programs — Summer 2022

Wisconsin Idea Principal Preparation Program

Master’s of Science in Sport Leadership