The Department of Administrative Leadership develops the education field’s next generation of change-makers.
As an educational leader, you’ll have the vital skills needed to nurture leadership among others in a wide range of elementary, secondary, and post-secondary programs, as well as in business and industry.
We have three areas of study: Adult Education, which focuses on post-secondary adult and continuing education leadership; Educational Administration, which focuses on elementary and secondary educational administration; and Higher Education Administration, which focuses on administration at higher education organizations.
Why Choose Our Programs?
We share a “student first” attitude that emphasizes the interests and learning needs of our students. With a flexible approach to students’ assignments and course work, we help students connect theory to practice. We are committed to academic excellence and the development of highly competent, confident and successful professionals.
About Administrative Leadership
UWM’s Department of Administrative Leadership develops competent, inquiring educational leaders who are ready to transform students’ lives. These leaders require advanced preparation to meet the broad spectrum of learning needs in today's dynamic and complex society.
Distinct Values of Our Program
- We value and prize adults as learners and their quest for transformational learning opportunities.
- Through quality teaching and research in the field, we meet learners' needs, stimulate critical thinking and provide a foundation for lifelong learning.
- We are committed to the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and social justice.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Administrative Leadership
School of Education
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Enderis Hall, Room 615
2400 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Monday - Thursday, 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, 7:45 am - noon
If you have questions specifically about our online programs, email one of the following:
Adult & Continuing Education (Human Resource and Workforce Development)
Educational Administration (School Principal/Director of Instruction - Online Sequence)
Higher Education Administration