Educational Leadership Department

Preparing Tomorrow's Educational Leaders

The Educational Leadership Department prepares scholar-practitioner educational leaders who will champion social justice of equity and excellence; engage in critical inquiry; serve as ethical, transformative, servant leaders; and engage in collaborative processes to implement positive changes for the improvement of teaching and learning. The programs within the department include the Administrative Services Credential Program and the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.

Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

The Educational Leadership Doctoral Program is a 60-unit, three year program of study offered in a cohort format. Classes meet face to face every other weekend on the CPP campus.

Administrative Services Credential Program

The Administrative Services Credential Program is tailored to school leaders. The program is offered in a cohort-based, face to face format on week nights at various school district locations.

Master of Arts + Administrative Credential

Only three additional courses are needed to complete the Master's of Arts in Education program with the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

Informational Meetings

Learn more about our programs by attending one of our information session. For additional information about the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program or the Administrative Services Preliminary Credential Program, please email  


Admin Srvs Cred/Doctoral Program

Washington Elementary School
1400 W. Madison Ave.
Montebello, CA 90640

03:30 PM


Admin Srvs Cred/Doctoral Program

Alhambra Unified School District
1515 W. Mission Rd.
Alhambra, CA 91803

03:30 PM


Doctoral Program

Cal Poly Pomona
Building 6, Room 206
Campus map

10:00 AM


Admin Srvs Cred/Doctoral Program

Upland USD (Community Room)
390 N. Euclid Avenue #100
Upland, CA 91786

03:00 PM

Graduate Spotlight

Dr. Janelle Woodward, graduate of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, was awarded the 2019 Distinguished Alumna Award by Cal Poly Pomona.