Educational Leadership Department

About the Department

The Educational Leadership Department prepares scholar-practitioner educational leaders who will champion social justice for 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 for school leaders, which is offered in a cohort, face to face week-night format at a school district location and the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, a 60-unit three-year program of study offered in a cohort, face to face every other weekend format on the Cal Poly campus.