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Department of Educational Leadership

Department of Educational Leadership

Online M.A. EDL-Tech Focus
Department of Educational Leadership
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On this page:  Learn about Online Master of Arts degree in Education with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and a Specialization in PK-12.

Re-Imagining Educational Leadership Through Technology

SDSU's Department of Educational Leadership invites educators to apply to SDSU's fully-online Master of Arts in Education, taught with a focus on technology.

This program is designed for teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators aspiring to be leaders who understand technology integration at the classroom, school or district level, and for those who wish to lead the revolution in training students to use technology in tandem with critical thinking.

Important Dates & Application Info

  • Cal State application available August 2018
  • Department application due by May 30, 2018
  • Next cohort starts August 2018! 

Rave Reviews

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“This program really makes us think big-picture. . . . We think far into the future, not just the near future. It helps us become better leaders in education.”  —Ulises Cisneros,  second-grade Spanish immersion teacher 

  • Read what Cisneros and other former students are saying about the program (PDF).  

Program Overview

  • This is a premiere online M.A. degree in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership and a specialization in PK-12; ranked #1 in California.
  • Ranked #11 in best Online MA programs in the US
  • All courses in this program are taught with a focus on technology.
  • This WASC accredited, fully-online M.A. is designed for school administrators and teachers who aspire to a leadership role in educational technology within their school, district or county office of education.
  • The fifth cohort is scheduled to start May 2018.


  • Total cost approximately $17,940
  • Financial aid available

Program Highlights

  • Fully online
  • WASC Accredited
  • Cohort model
  • 15-month program
  • Program ranked #1 In California
  • SDSU College of Education ranked #22 in the nation



Cheryl Ward New
Dr. Cheryl James Ward

Professor, Department of
Educational Leadership

Program Director,
San Diego State University




Rachael Stewart


 Rachael Stewart

Program Administrative Assistant 619-594-1338

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