SFSU Marin Leadership Institute (SFSU MA & Ed Admin Credential Program)

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    • Virtual Info Sessions: Wednesdays, September 6th & 20th from 3:45pm – 4:45pm

    Zoom Meeting ID: 822 4080 4299 Passcode: 001109

    For additional information about Fall 2023 information sessions, visit the Educational Administration & Leadership or email Dr. Matthews at vincentm@sfsu.edu or Dr. Okhremtchouk at  irinao@sfsu.edu


    • Spring 2024 Application Deadline: We admit students on a rolling basis until all available seats are filled; the application portal opens on August 7th with the first deadline closing on December 1, 2023


    Dear Prospective Candidates:

    Congratulations on your decision to pursue a degree in Educational Administration & Leadership and earn a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential* Here is why MLI’s Spring 2024 Educational Administration & Leadership Program is the best option to accommodate your academic goals and demanding work schedules:


    1. The program is designed with YOU in mind! All classes are hybrid/blended, with face-to-face meetings scheduled every other Saturday while PK-12 schools are in session.
    2. As of 2019, ALL educational administration candidates are required to fulfill the California Administrator Performance Assessment/CalAPA requirement (similar to EdTPA for teachers). SFSU’s Educational Administration & Leadership Program embeds CalAPA competencies in its coursework to support candidates as they prepare for CalAPA!
    3. This is a one-year (12 months)/2.5-semester program. The program commences at the start of the Spring’24 semester (January) and concludes at the end of the Fall’24 semester (December).
    4. The program offers considerable savings in tuition/fees (approximately $11,500 for the entire program based on the 2022-23 tuition schedule)! In addition to completing coursework for Tier I Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, you will also earn an MA in Educational Administration & Leadership at no extra cost!


    • Spring: EDAD 713: Administrative Processes; ISED 797: Seminar in Educational Research; EDAD 714: Practicum: Site Administration; EDAD 763: Law and Education
    • Summer: EDAD 743: Educational Planning, Technology & Evaluation & EDAD 774:


    Change Processes and Education

    • Fall: EDAD 723: School Administration; EDAD 753: Human Resource Administration; EDAD 784: Special Education Administration; EDAD 733: Curricular Leadership for Multicultural Education; & EDAD 892: Internship/Educational Administration II

    If you are ready to apply, please contact Dr. Matthews at vincentm@sfsu.edu

    * Enrollment Prerequisites: (1) A valid Clear California teaching credential OR pupil personnel services credential, OR health services credential, OR library services credential OR designated subject credential with a baccalaureate degree, OR a Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential. (2) Complete five years of full-time teaching or service in the above-listed credentials (NOTE: five-years of full-time service requirement must be completed by the end of the program or soon after completion; hence, prior to enrollment, candidates should have at least 3 to 4 years of full-time certificated work experience).