Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

Department of

Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

4036 Haley Center, Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4460

About EFLT

Our Mission

To prepare exemplary educational practitioners and develop cooperative partnerships with University departments, schools, community agencies and business and industry to provide outstanding educators, trainers, and leaders.

Our Department Head

James W. Satterfield, Ph.D. — 4038 Haley Center, Auburn, AL 36849 (334) 844-4460.

Helpful Information for Current and Prospective Students

Information for prospective students 

Preparing to Apply to Graduate School in Education
If you are considering applying to any of our programs and would like guidance in creating a competitive application, consider taking our free self-paced course Preparing to Apply to Graduate School in Education. You’ll be asked to register with an email address and create a password. If you’re a current or former Auburn student, this system is separate from your AUAccess credentials.

This course walks through the basics of what to expect in graduate school, the differences between different degree types (e.g., M.Ed./M.S., Ed.S., Ph.D.), how to find the right program and determine what program can help them reach career goals, how to craft a strong and competitive application package, prepare for interviews, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions
Course Waiting Lists & Registration Assistance
  • Waiting Lists — Accessed by the regular registration process
  • Employees can register at the start of registration — no need to wait until the week before classes start
  • Wait lists automatically activate once a class has reached capacity.
  • Waitlisted students receive offers of places in a class in the order they were placed on the wait list, should seats become available.
  • If you are on the waitlist for a course, watch your Tigermail account for messages from Banner.  You will be given 24 hrs to accept a seat in a course if it becomes available
Announcements from the Department

EFLT Graduate Student Travel Policy
In order for graduate students to obtain funding for conference/professional travel, they must request support from the Graduate School and the College before requesting assistance from the department.

Job Placement for Graduate Students
The Division of Student Affairs provides information about the Placement for Graduate Assistants.

Your Opportunities

As a student in our department, you will have the opportunity to study courses in subjects in a variety of areas.  The faculty in each of these areas are committed to developing in you a strong theoretical base that will prepare you to apply the skills and concepts of your area of expertise as a professional within your field.  We offer degrees in most of the areas in which we offer courses.  Educational Research, Methods & Assessment and Foundations of Education are two areas of study that are available to students enrolled in a variety of degrees within the college.  We offer these courses as a service to our colleagues and students within the college.