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Master in Educational Leadership

The MS degree in Educational Leadership is a two-year program. In the first year, students meet the requirements for the California Preliminary Administrative Leadership Credential. In the second year of the program, students initiate and complete a collaborative inquiry (research) project.

Fall applications available: January 2, 2018 - May 31, 2018

  • Fall Admission
  • Hayward Campus
  • 45 unit program
  • Classes M-Th (Face to Face, Online or Hybrid)
  • Class times 4:30pm to 8pm

For more info contact:
Dr. Ardella Dailey

More Information:

Completion of the credential and master's programs, allows graduates to assume administrative positions at all levels of the K-12 public educational system. Various positions include those in school sites administration (e.g., principal, vice principal), and district level administration (curriculum coordinator, staff development coordinator, special programs coordinator, personnel director, assistant superintendent, superintendent, etc.). In addition, graduates also obtain many positions at the county and state level offices.

Fall 2017 Quarter:

EDLD 6000 Introduction to Educational Leadership (4 Units)

EDLD 6675 Finance & Human Resources for Equity (4 Units)*

EDLD 6801 Fieldwork I (4 Units)

Winter 2018 Quarter:

EDLD 6400 Instructional Leadership (4 Units)

EDLD 6650 Educational Law for Equity (4 Units)*

EDLD 6802 Fieldwork II (4 Units)

Spring 2018 Quarter: 

EDLD 6550 School Site Leadership & Organizational Behavior (4 Units)

EDLD 6410 Supervision and Staff Development (4 Units)*

EDLD 6803 Fieldwork III (4 Units)

Sample Year 2 MS in EDLD course sequence:

Fall 2018 Semester:

EDLD 630 Collaborative Research for Equity (4 Units)

EDLD 635 Equity Research Design I * (3 Units)

EDLD 650 Critical Topics in Educational Leadership I (1 Units)

Spring 2019 Semester:

EDLD 640 Collaborative Research Project (4 Units)

EDLD 645 Equity Research Design II * (3 Units)

EDLD 690 Independent Study (1 Unit)

* These courses are offered online/ hybrid so leadership students need only attend face-to-face class from 4:30-8pm once a week. 

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