The Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Administration prepares school leaders who demonstrate strategic, instructional, organizational, political and community leadership, and are current or potential school leaders who will bring theory and scholarship into practice in community-based sites.
Admission to Graduate Standing - Conditionally Classified
Students must meet the CSU and Program requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions section in this catalog for complete information. In addition, an applicant should have successful teaching experience in an elementary or secondary school. (If such experience is not available, other experience in related fields is an alternative if approved by a graduate adviser before starting the program.)
Graduate Standing - Classified
A student who meets the admission requirements and has a minimum 2.5 GPA in previous academic work may be granted classified graduate standing upon approval of a study plan.
No more than nine units of postgraduate work taken prior to classified standing may be applied to a student’s master’s degree program.
The culminating experience marks the end of a graduate program. It demonstrates mastery of disciplinary materials and meets requirements from Section 40510 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. Please consult the Culminating Experience section in this catalog for more information.