Doctoral Program

  • View of the Education Building from Cleary Court

    Welcome to the Doctoral Program

  • College of Education Building

About the Doctoral Program

Mission of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

The mission of the California State University, Northridge Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership is to create a network of school and college administrators prepared to effect profound change in teaching and learning that leads to improved student achievement.


The program’s Scholar-Practitioners will lead through:

  • Systemic reform
  • Collaboration
  • Action research
  • Cultural proficiency