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Doctorate in

Educational Leadership

  • Livingston Faculty Lecture Award

    Dr. Edward Lascher, professor of Public Policy and Administration and a member of the EdD program faculty, has been selected as the 2016-2017 recipient of the John C. Livingston Faculty Lecture Award. Read more here.

    “Curbing the Inclination Toward Populist Reform (And Why You Should Appreciate the Faculty Senate)"
    3 p.m. Monday
    February 20
    University Union Redwood Room

    Lascher Livingston Award
  • Equity Week

    Join us for 4 great speakers March 1-3:

    March 1: Brown Bag Lunch Series: Rose Borunda
    Noon-1 pm, Eureka Hall 223

    March 2: Free movie screening: “Stolen Education”
    5:30-7:30 pm, Solano Hall 1010

    March 3: Christine Sleeter
    2-3:30 pm, Mariposa Hall 1000

    March 3: Leaders in Education Speaker Series: Darrick Hamilton
5-6 pm, Mariposa Hall 1001

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    Equity Week
  • Nominate a Candidate

    Do you know someone who would make a great Doctor of Education?

    Nominate a candidate here.

    Refer a candidate
  • Are you ready to make a difference?

    Coursework focuses on three themes:

    Transformational leadership to help you implement and evaluate organizational change.

    Critical policy analysis and action to positively influence educational policy in the K-12 or community college setting.

    Informed decision-making skills to evaluate and manage competing interests, problem situations, change, and influences of power and control.

    Attend an information session.

    Cohort 7 Commencement
  • Alumni making a difference!

    Sacramento State Ed.D. students and alumni are busy creating change.

    Cohort 7 Alumnus Chao Vang won honorable mention from AERA for his research on API students.

    Read more here.

    Chao Vang
  • Why choose Sacramento State?

    • Face-to-face interaction with students and faculty
    • Camaraderie with your cohort
    • Schedule designed for working professionals
    • Renowned faculty
    • Support to help you succeed
    • Accelerated 3-year program
    Cohort 7


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Eureka Hall 318 • College of Education
(916) 278-2282 • (916) 278-2281 (fax)

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What makes our program unique?

  • Face-to-face interaction with students and faculty
  • Every-other-weekend classes
  • Renowned faculty who want you to succeed
  • Supportive cohort-based learning
  • More reasons

Attend an information session:

Eventbrite - Sacramento State Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program Info Session