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.

Thank you for your interest in our program. We are no longer accepting applications for the Fall 2017 Cohort

We will begin accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Cohort in October, 2017.


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.

Information Sessions for Prospective Students

We will be scheduling information sessions on the main campus of SF State and at venues around the Bay Area beginning in fall 2017. 

Check back for more information about information sessions for fall 2017.

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