For additional questions about our doctoral program or the Information Sessions, please contact Shan Boggs:


Thank you for your interest in the UCLA Educational Leadership Program (ELP)

  • ELP was created for educators with a strong American Pre-K-16 background
  • Our students work full-time in education or in a related field (U.S. citizens, AB540, and Permanent Residents are eligible to attend; F1 are not eligible)
  • Our focus is on improving educational outcomes for students in the United States
  • Social Justice is a key component of our three-year, intensive doctoral program.

Information Sessions about the Educational Leadership Ed.D. program are held Aug-Dec. Upcoming dates are: Aug 22; Sept 12 & 26; Oct 10 & 24; Nov 7 & 21; and Dec 12.

(Session sign-up will be activated about one month before each session date.)

Note: **Application deadline is Feb 1 for a Fall 2021 entry**  To apply visit (after 9/30/20):

*For more information about applying to the program, please contact Shan Boggs (   310-206-0558.


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