Doctoral Studies

Welcome to the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program!


Information Meeting:
January 17th
Information Meeting:
January 22nd
 Information Meeting:
January 25th


The Educational Leadership Doctoral Program is now accepting applications for the Summer Semester for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Cal Poly Pomona State University is changing to a summer starting date for the three-year program of studies.  The new cohort will begin doctoral classes in Summer 2018, and classes will be on a semester schedule.  A master’s degree from an accredited university in an area pertinent to the program is a program requirement.  

Informational meetings at Cal Poly Pomona:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Cal Poly Pomona, Building 6, Room 206, 2nd floor 
6:00- 7:00 p.m.

Off-campus informational meetings:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Duarte USD District Office 
1620 Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010 
3:00- 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Whittier Union High School District 
9401 S. Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605 
3:30- 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 5, 2018
Azusa USD District Office 
564 South Citrus Avenue, Azusa, CA 91702 
3:15- 4:15 p.m. 

Please RSVP to Dr. Betty Alford, Doctoral Program Co-Director at or call (936) 554-5240. Click here to view the campus map. 

Applicant review will be ongoing, with a rolling scheduling of interviews for qualified applicants. Decisions will be provided in a timely manner to assist students in planning for the summer starting date for the doctoral program.  For further information, please contact the doctoral office at (909) 869-3060 or Dr. Betty Alford at (936) 554-5240. 

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Dr. Sergio Chavez, Sr., principal of Fontana Middle School and a doctoral graduate of Cal Poly Pomona (CPP), received a 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the CPP Alumni Association.