(Major Code: 08275) (SIMS Code: 331916)
Offered at SDSU San Diego, SDSU Global Campus, and SDSU Imperial Valley
The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is intended for students pursuing administrative posts in PreK-12 educational organizations, including school, and district-level leaders. Students who intend to pursue administrative careers in California public schools, grades PreK-12, need to obtain the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and then the Clear Administrative Services Credential. Students may earn a degree without earning a California Preliminary Services Credential or in combination with the credential.
To apply for admission into the M.A. in Educational Leadership, a student must complete an application for admission to both the university and the Department of Educational Leadership. All applications should include two letters of recommendation from two supervisory administrators. Upon admission to the university and the program, all students will discuss the degree curriculum with the graduate adviser during the first semester of enrollment.
In addition to meeting the requirements for admission to the university with classified graduate standing and the credential requirements as applicable, the student must satisfy the basic requirements for the master’s degree described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees.