Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education

The Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education offers programs of study leading to a variety of credentials and certificates, graduate degrees and doctoral degrees.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education is to promote the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of professionals serving in urban schools, colleges, universities, and related agencies in government and business settings. AASE is a community of diverse disciplines with shared values that strives to prepare educators and professionals by offering certificates and Master's degrees in the area of Educational Administration, Educational Foundations, Educational Technology (Educational Technology Leadership and E-Learning and New Media Design), and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. In addition, AASE offers the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, and general education courses in several of the disciplines above.

Graduate Programs

Courses in Educational Foundations, Research, Evaluation, and Statistics are offered as service courses to other degree programs and credentials.

In addition, the Division offers a doctoral program (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership (Specializations in Pre-K-12 and postsecondary).

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Contact Information

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Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education

California State University, Los Angeles 
King Hall C2098,
Phone: 323.343.4330
Fax: 323.343.5336
Email: Betty Lee or Karen VonLawn


Monday | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Dr. Anthony Hernandez, Division Chair
Betty Lee, Administrative Support Coordinator
Karen Von Lawn, Administrative Support Coordinator