Unique Program Features

Each specialization in the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Program:

  • Accommodates working professionals' schedules
  • Has a cohort structure with a curriculum that balances research, theory, and practice—including field experiences
  • Provides support for academic writing and the dissertation throughout the program
  • Offers a core curriculum providing professional preparation for leadership, including but not limited to:
    • Theory and research methods
    • Structure and culture of educational institutions
    • Leadership in curriculum and instruction
    • Equity
    • Assessment
  • Integrates CSU Core Educational Leadership Concepts throughout the curriculum
  • Enables candidates to complete coursework and dissertation within 36 months.