David O. McKay School of Education

Departments and Degrees

Programs

  • The Department of Communication Disorders (ComD) offers an undergraduate pre-professional major in audiology and speech-language pathology, as well asa master’s degree in speech-language pathology. The program prepares students to meet all certification, credentialing, and licensure requirements for professional practice.

  • The purpose of the interdepartmental program Educational Inquiry, Measurement and Evaluation is to prepare PhDs who have the knowledge, expertise, experience, and character traits needed to work productively as researchers, evaluators, policy analysts, assessment specialists, and/or professors in a variety of settings. Graduates with this doctorate are expected to be proficient in conceptualizing substantive issues in terms that are amenable to inquiry and in applying their inquiry expertise to contribute to knowledge in these areas and lead to improvements in educational theory and practice.

  • The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations (EDLF) prepares educational leaders who have a vision and a compelling sense of purpose for continuous improvement of schools and learning for all students. Candidates in the graduate programs will acquire the knowledge and skills to motivate, lead, and facilitate high levels of learning for all students and teachers. Graduates from this department typically pursue careers as school administrators, principals, vice principals, and other leaders in the field of education.