Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

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    Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

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About ELPS

ELPS Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare and inspire educational leaders to maximize student learning and access, link theory to best practice, support collaborative partnerships, and promote culturally responsive leadership in a diverse environment.

Distance Program

Our two year 100% online program for the Masters of Arts in Educational Administration prepares K-12 educators for a variety of leadership positions. This option is offered exclusively through Tseng College at CSUN. 

Doctoral Program

The mission of the Doctoral Program 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.

Masters of Arts Educational Administration Option in Higher Education

Our higher education option helps cultivate interest for those beginning their career in higher education as well as prepare students for mid career leadership positions in colleges or universities.

Master of Arts and Tier I Credential

The Master’s/Preliminary Administrative Credential prepares current teachers and certificated personnel in the areas of educational and instructional leadership with a focus on the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to be successful 21st century school leaders.

Tier II Credential

The Tier II Credential is designed for current school administrators who need to complete Tier II requirements in order to obtain a Professional Administrative Services Credential.