Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in our program.

We will begin accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Cohort after October 1, 2017.

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.

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

Join us for an information session to learn more about the program and an opportunity to meet and speak with current students and faculty. 


Attend an Upcoming Information Session at SF State

Sunday, September 24

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Burk Hall 229

Link to reserve your space for the 9/24 session.


Wednesday, October 11

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Burk Hall 321

Link to reserve your space for the 10/11 session.

Attend an Upcoming Information Session in Your Community




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.