Overview of the School of Educational Leadership

The School of Educational Leadership offers dynamic programs that draw teachers, administrators, and other school personnel into an integrated experience of intellectual challenge, leadership development and spiritual growth. Our programs equip students for success in their profession, mentor them in leadership, prepare them for service and call candidates to Christian character and academic excellence.

We can support your career pathway in a number of ways: 

Education Programs (View full list on the programs tab above)

Through the IWU School of Educational Leadership, we offer a variety of Adult Education Programs to help you meet your own personal and professional goals. IWU offers a number of teacher licensure and non-licensure programs to help you obtain your initial teaching licensure, add an additional licensure, or expand your learning related to the teaching field.

Teacher License Renewal and Professionalization

IWU offers Teacher License Renewal services to classroom teachers and for renewal and professionalization of Indiana teaching certificates. For Indiana teachers, IWU participates in Indiana's online license processing system allowing teachers to significantly reduce the amount of time associated with license renewal.

Continuing Studies for Licensed Teachers and Leaders

We also offer a variety of Professional Development courses for the ongoing professional development of P-12 teachers, including Continuing Studies and Performance Learning Systems (PLS), and even Add-On Electives.

Micro-Credentials for Educators

Through GEER funding, IWU is developing a pathway that allows educators to be equipped with the skills most needed to teach online during a pandemic and into the future of e-learning, while also providing a series of credentials to help interested teachers continue their education.


Is God leading you to further your education? We can help you make it happen.



Through the IWU School of Educational Leadership, we offer a variety of Adult Education Programs to help you meet your own personal and professional goals: 

Undergraduate Certificates

Associate of Science

Bachelor of Science

Graduate Certificates

Master of Science

Education Specialist




Our mission is to be the leader in providing Christ-centered education programs that address the spiritual and professional challenges of P-12 educators, leaders, and counselors by providing them with an integrated experience of character, scholarship, and leadership development.


Indiana Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered academic institution in the Wesleyan Church, striving to be a diverse learning community reflecting the world in which we live. The primary value for Indiana Wesleyan University is Christlikeness. The challenge to follow Christ compels us to pursue a personal and professional lifestyle of commitment, leadership, service, stewardship, innovation and diversity. 



EPP Annual Reporting

The Educator Preparation Programs at IWU provide data for Annual Reporting Measures for both initial and advanced state licensure. These programs report annually providing information about program completers, including data regarding their impact on P-12 learning and development, teacher effectiveness, the satisfaction of completers and employers, Title II data, and other measures.