The mission of the Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership is to develop regional capacity in instructional leadership in PK-20 Central Coast schools, districts, community colleges, higher education and other educational agencies. To this end, we combine research and field-based practice into an academic experience characterized by cutting-edge training features:
Ed.D. students are typically practicing professionals currently employed in leadership positions in higher education/community colleges, K-12 district/school offices, PK-20 classrooms, or related educational agencies. Our graduates hold or seek positions as: Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Principals, School-Site Leaders, Community-College/University Deans and Administrators, County and State Educational Agents, Non-Profit Educational Leaders, and Public and Private Educational Consultants.
No new students are being accepted to this program.