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Doctorate in

Educational Leadership

  • Alumni making a difference!

    Sacramento State Ed.D. alumni are creating change for students.

    Cohort 1 graduate, Dr. Angelo Williams, is a Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader by Diversity MBA Magazine.

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    Angelo Williams CoC
  • 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.

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    Photo Kristi Garrett: Cohort 7, Drs. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Frank Lilly

    Cohort 7 Commencement
  • 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

    Photo Sacramento State/Jessica Vernone: Drs. Stephan Sanders, Jason Sumi, Joseph Williams

    Cohort 7
  • Congratulations, Malika!

    Cohort 8 doctoral candidate Malika Murray is honored by CSU Trustees as the 2016 Trustee Emeritis Murray L. Galinson Scholar.

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    Malika Murray CSUS YouTube


2016 Commencement Ceremony

View the hooding of doctoral graduates and the 2016 commencement ceremony in full:

2016 Graduation Ceremony

About the program

Unique partnership • Renowned faculty • Funding your education • How to apply • Learn more


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

Attend an information session:

Eventbrite - Sacramento State Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program Info Session