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Catholic Educational Leadership, MA

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership (CEL) prepares graduates for effective leadership roles in Catholic education. With a curriculum rooted in current research and best practices students engage with current political and social realities with a focus on the vision, mission, and values of Catholic education.

Still Accepting for Summer & Fall

Applications are accepted after the priority deadline on a space available basis

Catholic Educational Leadership, Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, MA

The Transformative School Leadership Program (Preliminary Services Credential) can be combined with our Masters of Catholic Education Leadership. This program is designed to prepare future principals, assistant principals, teacher leaders, curriculum coaches, specialists, and district administrators for the demands of contemporary school leadership.

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Catholic Ed Alumna Monica Doblado

Monica Doblado

Program Manager, Honors College at University of San Francisco

My MA in Catholic Educational Leadership thoroughly prepared me in every way for my current role. I can confidently say that I haven't encountered an area in my job that wasn't discussed or covered in my master's program. It is truly the best investment I've made in myself and for my career!"

Monica Doblado

Program Manager, Honors College at University of San Francisco

Program Highlights

  • Visionary - Effectively create , support and communicate the vision, mission, and values of Catholic education to the various stakeholders of their schools.
  • Spiritual - Engage self and others in spiritual discernment and the process of reflection and personal faith development.
  • Leadership - Develop and evaluate school wide improvement plans rooted in current research and best practices in Catholic education.
  • Mission - Apply Gospel values to school communities and demonstrate a knowledge of Catholic social teaching and the promotion of justice.
  • Equity Focused - Develop strategies for acting in solidarity with communities locally and globally, especially historically marginalized groups.
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Catholic Educational Leadership, MA

2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
Hours

Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.