Are you a teacher ready to explore and refine your school-wide leadership skills? Or perhaps you work at a university and have a professional goal to lead your division, program, or department? The MA in Educational Leadership can prepare you for either of these future careers.

The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is designed for professionals at the P12 and Higher Educational levels to develop skills related to leadership, community building, and communication with individuals and groups.

The P12 Emphasis prepares candidates for leadership positions as school principals and for a variety of school leadership positions for which the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential is required.

The Higher Education Emphasis prepares candidates for increasingly responsible leadership positions in public and private universities and community colleges.

Completion of this degree prepares graduates to be effective educational leaders by expanding their knowledge of organizations, systems, law, management, assessment, and evaluation of personnel.

Additional Information

To find out more about the graduate programs offered by the School of Education, to register for an information session, or to apply now, please visit the Graduate Studies Center.

Information Sessions

February 19th 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
March 26th 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April 23rd 5:30 pm – 7:00pm
May 14th 5:30 pm – 7:00pm 

All sessions will be held in El Dorado Hall. Complimentary parking available upon request. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP requiredRegister here

For any questions please call 805-437-3579 or e-mail us at

Contact Us

Graduate Studies Center
El Dorado Hall
(805) 437-3579

Barbara Grimes
Graduate Counselor

Dr. Charles Weis
M.A. Educational Leadership Advisor
(805) 437-2060

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