San Diego State University

College of Education

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs

Degrees: 
  • M.A.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership

Program Statement

The master's program curriculum at San Diego State University is designed for practitioners. The program emphasizes student learning centeredness, integration of the curricular and co-curricular learning paradigms, and analysis, planning, and responsible practice of leaders in a socially just and global environment.

The program utilizes leadership theories to educate students in a manner that will allow them to become savvy consumers of research in order to apply ethical evidence-based decision making to promote access, equity, and quality student development and learning.

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
Yes
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
6
Adjunct: 
5
Total Program Credit Hours: 
30
Average Time to Degree: 
2

Visitation Program

Yes
Dates: 
  • August 1, 2020

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • In-person
Course Schedule: 
  • Evening
Thesis: 
Optional
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No