M.Sc. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Sonoma State University

12 months
6336 USD/credit 190080 USD/year
6336 USD/credit 190080 USD/year
9386 USD/credit 281580 USD/year
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The objective of the Educational Leadership program at Sonoma State University is to provide a strong academic foundation for competent administrative practice. 


Key Features

The MA in Education with a concentration of Educational Leadership program is housed under Education Leadership and Special Education (ELSE) Department. The Educational Leadership program at Sonoma State University is 30-36 semester units inclusive of course requirements for the Preliminary or Clear program. The M.A. degree with an emphasis in educational leadership is built upon the M.A. core curriculum of the School of Education.

The courses in the preliminary administrative services credential program may be applied to the educational leadership program area of concentration for the M.A. degree in education. This course of study is set up to be a strong learning community. Each student stays with his/her cohort for the entire program. EDEL 580A is the first class taken in august and EDEL 580b is the last class taken the following June. The professional administrative services program is for practicing administrators who have completed the preliminary administrative services program, and these units are not typically used in an MA. program as an area of concentration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership and School Management 
  • Management of Educational Personnel: Policies and Procedures 
  • Educational Policy and Politics 
  • School Law 
  • Educational Curriculum, Instruction, and Program Assessment 
  • Leadership with Diverse Populations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association;
  • Be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended;
  • Have attained a grade point average of at least 2.5 (A=4.00) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted;
  • Proof of English proficiency via TOEFL or IELTS examination scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    190080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    190080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    281580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9386 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Rohnert Park

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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