Requirements and Details

Total Program: 33-36 semester hours

Foundation Requirements: 9 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
EDLD 570 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment* 3
EDLD 572 Foundations of Educational Leadership* 3
EDLD 573 Contemporary Issues in California Schools* 3
Code Administrative Leadership Concentration: 15-18 semester hours
EDLD 571 Human Resource Administration* 3
EDLD 574 A, B, C Field Experience* 1,1,1
EDLD 576 Organization Management and School/Community Collaboration* 3
EDLD 577 Fiscal Resources Management and Policy Development* 3
EDLD 578 School Law* 3
EDLD 581 Education – A World View (Master’s degree only) 3
Research and Culminating Courses: 9 semester hours
Code Course Title Units
EDLD 504 Methods of Research 3
EDLD 596 Graduate Seminar 3
EDUC 501 Educational Assessment 3

*Required for the California State Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

*Applies toward La Verne Teacher Leadership Certificate.
†Applies toward Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.
  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a preferred GPA of 2.75 or above in undergraduate work and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in any graduate work.
  2. Demonstrated writing competency in response to required prompt.
  3. Current resume.
  4. Three positive letters of reference, two of which must be from active school district administrators.
  5. Possession of a valid California teaching or related services (such as pupil personnel, health, library services) credential.
  6. A minimum of three years of full time experience in teaching and/or related services.
  7. Verification of having passed the CBEST.
  8. An interview with the program administrator.