Prospective Students

The SF State doctoral program in Educational Leadership provides a unique, challenging, nurturing, and transformative experience, preparing students to carry the work of leadership, social justice, and equity into their work and beyond.


The application deadline for the Fall 2017 cohort is April 1.

Please note that the SF State campus will be closed on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. Application materials may be delivered directly to the EdD Office in Burk Hall 521 through Friday, April 7.


Request for Information

If you would like more information about our program, please fill out our Information Form and we will contact you shortly. To speak to faculty, students and alumni, attend an information session on the main campus of San Francisco State University or at a location around the Bay Area.



If you are visiting the SF State Campus and need information on parking, please visit the SF State Parking and Transportation page.


In this video, Ed,D, alumni share the many benefits of their doctoral education.