San Diego State University's (SDSU) Department of Educational Leadership invites educators to apply to SDSU's fully-online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership. This program is designed for teachers and school administrators aspiring to be leaders at the PK-12 classroom, school, or district level; and for those who wish to lead the revolution in training students to use technology in tandem with critical thinking.
Total program cost is approximately $17,940.
- SDSU EDL Online program is ranked first in California (US News & World Report Ranking 2017) and 11th in the nation (BestColleges.com)
- SDSU is listed No. 60 out of the top 464 public universities in the U.S.
- Professors in our program are world-renowned for their work in leadership and instruction.
Duration: 12 months
This program does not accept applications from San Diego county residents.
For more information please contact (619) 594-1188 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply by March 1 for Summer 2019 start.
Reimagining Educational Leadership Through Technology
Read the Experiences of Students from the Program
Michelle Snyder, a mother of three, says the program is a perfect fit for her. Not only is she able to take her classes online from home, she can also apply what she learns to her current position as an English teacher at an accredited high school that offers online and blended learning.
“I’m learning the same way my students learn,” she said. “It really has changed the way I teach. The class is a good balance of technology, pedagogy, and leadership.”
Ulises Cisneros ,second-grade Spanish-immersion teacher, noted, “It’s been an amazing experience getting to start from the beginning. ”
"This program really makes us think big-picture,” Cisneros said. “We think far into the future, not just the near future. It helps us become better leaders in education.”
An intensive study in selected areas of education culminating in a written project. Limited to students following Plan B for the Master of Arts degree in education.
Educational administration and leadership as a profession. Related organizational concepts and management theories. Principles and competencies for leadership and administrative practice as each relates to the aspiring school administrator.
Model professional growth development. Principles of adult learning; identify and facilitate appropriate professional growth opportunities for staff. Collaboration with others to achieve mission of improving teaching and learning.
Educational administration in preK-12 schools and school districts. Field experience when appropriate. May be repeated with new content. See Class Schedule for specific content. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master’s degree.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor