The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration. Statewide and nationally, EAHR graduates, faculty and staff play major roles in the education of children and adults.

As one of four departments in the School of Education and Human Development, EAHR is currently home to about 380 undergraduate students, 392 graduate students, 22 faculty and 22 staff.

Student Highlight: Jeff McCanna

Creating Inclusive Environments in Schools - Dr. Jean Madsen

Program Highlight: Adult Education

Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Adult Education
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
Denotes online option available


“What I enjoy most are the opportunities to work with such a diverse, intelligent, talented group of life-long learners,” said Druery. “People who are helpful, friendly and want to see you succeed encourage me on a daily basis.”

 – Donna Druery

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

Climate & Diversity

Climate & Diversity





As a department of the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD), EAHR is committed to the continuous improvement of climate, diversity and equity. The school’s three overarching diversity goals are:

  1. To build individual and organizational capacity;
  2. To enhance School climate and to further integrate diversity in all areas of SEHD; and
  3. To systematically evidence and benchmark progress toward SEHD strategy and goal attainment.

Activities & Resources

As a department within the School of Education, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to utilize the Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE), which creates awareness of climate and diversity activities through workshops, programs and other resources.

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