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Department of Leadership Studies

The Department of Leadership Studies offers credential, master's (MA) and doctoral (EdD) degree programs in two unique program areas.

Department of
Leadership Studies

Tel: (415) 422-6226 (CEL)
Tel: (415) 422-6551 (O&L)
Fax: (415) 422-5526

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Catholic Educational Leadership (CEL)

church_studentReadingThe aims of the Catholic Educational Leadership Program are threefold: to offer a scholarly educational program for Catholic school personnel, to build a sense of community among the students and faculty, and to prepare a corps of highly competent and knowledgeable educators for Catholic schools.

Organization and Leadership (O&L)

pmitchell_teachThe Organization and Leadership Program is a unique program for working professionals interested in developing their leadership and organization capacities through its credential, master's (MA) and doctoral (EdD) degree programs.