The Master of Arts and Preliminary and Professional Credential programs in Educational Administration prepares individuals to assume leadership roles in school administration, school business management, curriculum development, higher education, and supervision of personnel and instruction.
Candidates also are prepared for the preliminary level of the administrative services credential. Most students in the Preliminary Credential Program are expected to be working towards a Masters degree. The program offers a thesis or a comprehensive evaluation class option. See the program overview available on the CSUSB website (link below) for more information.
The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership and Curriculum is to prepare educational leaders who will work collaboratively with others to establish a positive climate for teaching and learning in the 21st century. The faculty is dedicated to working with our diverse students and assisting them in acquiring the appropriate knowledge, skills and dispositions that will result in a well-prepared school leadership team.
Dr. Thelma Moore-Steward,
For more information on a Master’s degree or certificate in Educational Administration please visit the CSUSB website.
Students should apply for their certificate of eligibility upon completion of coursework to avoid additional future requirements.
Interested in the Program?
Applicants interested in the program at the Palm Desert Campus should contact:
Dr. Doris Wilson
Mary Stuart Rogers Gateway Building
37-500 Cook Street
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Phone: (760) 341-2883 ext. 78170
Fax: (909) 537-8186
Step One: Admission to the University
Step Two: Complete a Graduate Application
Step Three: Complete a Program Form
Important note: Transcripts from all colleges are needed for the application process.