Programs of Study

Undergraduate Programs

Teaching Credentials

Master of Arts Degrees

Related Programs in Other Departments

SDSU/CGU Joint Ph.D. Program in Education

The mission of the Doctoral Program in Education offered by San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University is to develop scholars who are committed to research on democratic schooling, social justice and equal educational outcomes for all students. In addition, they seek the improvement of educational systems serving diverse communities.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in PK-12 School Leadership

The Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership w/ 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.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Community College Leadership

The CCLEAD program prepares leaders who are committed to educational justice, and provides them with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential to transforming education systems for student success. College and university faculty and practitioner experts collaborate to create a vibrant learning community that draws upon the issues and challenges facing Community College/Postsecondary Education leaders in their colleges. Doctoral candidates tackle real-world problems through their dissertation research and serve their organizations and institutions at the same time by informing and improving practice.


The Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education prepares bilingual and cross-cultural teachers, administrators, and other educators who are reflective and transformational practitioners in addressing the needs of ethnically and linguistically diverse learners through collaboration with schools, families and community.

DLE Programs of study