Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education

The Department of Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education (ARPE) offers programs preparing graduate students to be future school administrators, rehabilitation counselors and postsecondary instructors and administrators. Administrative and leadership skills are developed through instruction, research and practical field experiences with a constant emphasis on the application of theory to practice. The Department also sponsors the SDSU Leadership Minor for undergraduate students.

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Department Chair: Charles Degeneffe
Department Coordinator: Kelly Sakai

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Faculty Position Announcement

Assistant/ Associate Professor, Educational Leadership - Community College

The Ed.D. Program in Community College Leadership (CCLEAD) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor rank). Applicants must have an earned doctorate in higher education or a related degree by August, 2022.

Fall 2022 Admissions

SDSU began accepting applications for fall 2022 on October 1, 2021. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual academic program information for details.

New Chair Elected to Lead ARPE

Dr. Charles Degeneffe, professor in rehabilitation counseling, succeeds Dr. Caren Sax, who has chaired the department since 2008.


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