Education - Educational Leadership, Department of

MA - Education, Concentration in Administration and Supervision

Admission Requirements

Candidates must apply through the CSU admissions portal, Applicants must meet all admission requirements.

Follow the link for general information about the university admission requirements and process. Applicants from countries in which the native language is not English must achieve a minimum English-language proficiency test score as indicated on the Graduate Program Test Requirement webpage at GAPE.

Admission to Graduate Standing, Classified

Applicants who meet the admission requirements for the Graduate Division and in addition meet the further requirements of the area of specialization for the master's degree are admitted to graduate standing. 3.0 GPA is required for entrance and exit.

Admission to Graduate Standing, Conditionally Classified

Applicants who meet the admission requirements for the Graduate Division but who fail to meet the requirements for classified standing in the area of specialization for the master's degree may be admitted to conditionally classified standing in the master's degree program. Individuals petitioning such admission should contact the chair for the specific prerequisites they must complete before receiving classified standing.

Course Requirements

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). For information on the GWAR, please see
Requirements of the Masters54
Core Courses45
EDAD 200. The School Manager3
EDAD 201. The School LeaderGWAR3
EDAD 202. The Educator3
EDAD 203. The School Human Resources Administrator3
EDAD 204. School Fiscal and Legal Leadership3
EDAD 205. The School Leader in the Community3
EDAD 206. Advocate for All Students3
Complete 24 units from:
EDAD 242A. Fieldwork:Effective Leadership3
EDAD 242B. Fieldwork: Instructional Leadership6
EDAD 242C. Fieldwork: Assessing Resources6
EDAD 242D. Fieldwork: Advocacy6
EDAD 221A. Research Seminar Ed Leadership3
Additional Courses9
EDAD 221B. Research Seminar Ed Leadership: Methods3
EDAD 221C. Research Ed Leadership:Data Collection3
EDAD 253. Seminar in Administration in Educational Settings3

Total Units:54