Mills College

Mills College

School of Education


Office of Graduate Admissions

5000 MacArthur Blvd.

Oakland, CA 94613

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Mills College School of Education offers widely respected programs in graduate education focusing on early childhood education, teacher preparation, and educational leadership. Mills prepares prospective teachers and school administrators in an environment that models the environments in which they will pursue professional careers. Located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills prepares graduate students to work effectively in an urban setting, appreciate and value cultural diversity, and see each child, adolescent, or adult learner as a unique individual. Our distinguished faculty members are innovators in the field and provide hands-on learning opportunities that have been developed from a shared progressive vision of educational practice. We partner with a vast network of working professionals in education who share our commitment to social equity and inquiry for excellence in teaching and educational leadership.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges

International Student Requirements:

International students whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language examination (TOEFL). Graduate admission to our programs in English and Computer Science require a minimum TOEFL score of 600 for the paper exam, or 250 for the computer-based exam. All other programs require a minimum TOEFL score of 550 for the paper exam, or 213 for the computer-based exam. We will need two copies of official English translation transcripts as well as two copies of the transcripts in the native language of your undergraduate and graduate work, showing a strong academic record. Certification of Finances form Recommendations I-20

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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