Welcome to the Education Leadership Program!
Charter College of Education's Educational Leadership graduate program is ranked No. 1 in the country, based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate student postings on GraduatePrograms.com.
Thank you for your interest in the Educational Leadership Program in the Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). This Program is designed for aspiring administrators who have successful years of teaching experiences. Upon successful completion of the One-Year and Final Assessment Program, the candidate receives a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Administration and the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. Accepted candidates are placed in a cohort that meets two evenings a week.
The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential is required for all administrative and supervisory positions from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in California public schools. The program is based on a set of competencies necessary for successful performance as a California school administrator. Regulations, policies, and procedures governing the program for the Preliminary Administrative Services credential, available from the division office, were developed in accordance with guidelines developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
All of the Educational Administration Programs at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) are accredited by the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the California Commission on Accreditation (COA).