Education Policy and Social Foundations
A Master's Emphasis in Education Leadership and Foundations


Education Policy and Social Foundations (EPSF) is a rigorous two-year emphasis in the MEd Education Leadership and Foundations program, preparing professionals to contribute to education change, policy and research on a local, national, and global scale.

Students will examine education movements, reforms, outcomes, and controversies using modes of inquiry associated with an array of scholarly fields and disciplines, including: history, philosophy, political science, economics, policy studies, and comparative education.

Application Information

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. New students begin fall semester.

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Contact us for more information:

(801) 422-4291 / (801) 422-3813

EPSF Program Coordinator

Vance Randall

Department List Content Types: 
Educational Leadership & Foundations (EdLF)

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Seminars & Research

Educational Leadership and Foundations Professor Gets Fellowship in Nigeria

Professor MacLeans Geo-JaJa from the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Salamatu Isah on collaborative research publication, teaching, and knowledge transfer.

Growing in Wisdom and Spirit in the LPP

One of the aims of BYU is to spiritually strengthen individuals and students like Megan Steinberg, who is currently in the McKay School Leadership Preparation Program. Steinberg embodies that aim. When she returned to BYU for a master’s degree, she felt the influence of the Spirit all along the way.