Join us for an open house reception to learn more about our programs and get answers to your individual questions in an informal setting.  Wednesday, March 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm at Larsen's Grill in Oxnard. This event is open to all prospective Graduate School of Education students. Learn more and RSVP

Schools today need 21st-century leaders who are knowledgeable, reflective, and have the ability to work with a diverse array of constituents. They need administrative leaders who can promote the success of their students and ensure a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.

Quick Facts
Program Units
Average Duration
12 months
Hybrid (60% on campus, 40% online) with a part-time course load
Course Availability
Weekend format (Friday evening, Saturday during the day). Four weekends per 11-week term.
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Oxnard
  • Santa Maria
  • Woodland Hills
2016-17 Cost

$705 per credit

$21,150 base cost

yb Yellow Ribbon University

With this program, you'll be prepared for the role of assistant principal, principal, director, assistant superintendent, or superintendent, as well as positions in fields including teacher leadership, higher education, and nonprofit administration.

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Accelerated Format

As a working professional, you need flexibility to meet your higher education goals.

Our educational leadership program features an accelerated format: four 11-week terms with the potential to graduate in a rapid 12 months.

Program entry begins during the summer, with graduation in 12 months, just in time for the "hiring season."

Best of all, you’ll find that tuition is surprisingly affordable compared to other institutions.

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What Our Students Say

Hear from our students who are taking their careers to the next level. (1:52)


At completion of my 12-month M.A. in Educational Leadership, the benefits came instantaneously. I was given more responsibility, a pay raise and training to inspire my students to change the world.

Jennifer Perez