Prospective Students

Welcome and thank you for your interest in SDSU's Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs master's program!

The master's program curriculum at San Diego State University is designed for practitioners. The program emphasizes student learning centeredness, integration of the curricular and co-curricular learning paradigms, and analysis, planning, and responsible practice of leaders in a socially just and global environment.

The program utilizes leadership theories to educate students in a manner that will allow them to become savvy consumers of research in order to apply ethical evidence-based decision making to promote access, equity, and quality student development and learning.



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Contact us and let us know how we can help you!

►For general inquiries, to arrange a meeting with faculty or current students, or to sit in on a class:

Robert Guzmán |

►For admissions inquiries including application deadlines and materials:

Melanie Falkenberg |

►For any other inquiries contact the program Faculty Director:

Dr. Lisa Gates |