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.

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


Request for Information

If you would like more information about our program, please fill out our Information Form and we will contact you shortly.

Information Sessions

Informational sessions are held in the fall and spring on SF State's campus. Fall 2016 dates:

     Monday, November 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Burk Hall rm 321

     Thursday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. in Burk Hall rm 321

Please RSVP to if you plan on attending a session, as they may be cancelled or rescheduled.

Open Houses

Open Houses are information sessions held on class meeting dates so that prospective applicants have the opportunity to speak with current students and faculty.  Fall 2016 dates:

     Saturday, January 28 at 12:30 p.m. - Location TBD

     Saturday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m. - Location TBD

Please RSVP to if you plan on attending an Open House, as there may be last minute schedule changes.


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