Educational Leadership: Concentration in PK-12 School Leadership (Ed.D.) Application Process
Learn how to apply to the Educational Leadership: Concentration in PK-12 School Leadership (Ed.D.) offered by the Department of Educational Leadership (EDL).
Welcome to the Educational Leadership: Concentration in PK-12 School Leadership (Ed.D.) admissions information page.
The Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership in PK-12 concentration seeks to advance the work of public schools throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties. The program is committed to developing reflective leaders and change agents, capable of responding to the area’s demographic shifts and the increasingly complex needs of educational organizations within this diverse multicultural region.
All applicants must have completed a master’s degree program prior to admission and reside in San Diego or Imperial counties or commit to relocating if admitted to the program.
Steps to Apply
1. Submit the Cal State Apply application
For assistance, see Tips on Completing the Cal State Apply University Application.
2. Request official transcripts
Request that your official transcripts be sent to SDSU, following instructions on our Submit Official Transcripts page.
The GRE is no longer required to apply to this program.
Please gather the required documents below and have them ready to upload to the Program application:
Write a Statement of Leadership Philosophy, 1-2 pages, addressing your beliefs and values about leadership, curriculum and instruction, students, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.
Access the Online Program Application