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Master's 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 22, 2019 - June 1, 2019

  • Fall Admission
  • Hayward Campus
  • 30 unit program
  • Classes (One Face-to-Face once a week M-TH, Online or Hybrid)
  • Class times 4:30pm to 8:15pm

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.

Sample Year 1 Fall 2018 Semester:

EDLD 600 Leading for Social Justice and Equity in Urban Schools (4 Units)

EDLD 620 Educational Leadership for Equitable Resources (3 Units)*

EDLD 695 Fieldwork  (2 Units)

Spring 2019 Semester:

EDLD 610 Transforming Professional Learning to Support Equitable Student Outcomes (4 Units)

EDLD 625 Application of School Laws, Policies and Governance for Equitable Outcomes (3 Units)*

EDLD 696 Fieldwork (2 Units)

EDLD 690 Independent Study (1 Unit)

Sample Year 2:

Fall 2019 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 Unit)

Spring 2020 Semester:

EDLD 693 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 once a week.


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