University of San Francisco

School of Education

Master of Arts in Catholic Education Leadership


2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Catholic Education Leadership, Catholic Educational Leadership Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Catholic Education Leadership prepares students for effective leadership in Catholic education.

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates to be administrators in elementary and secondary schools and for diocesan positions. The program consists of 30 credits, 24 of which are core credits.

Program Delivery

To meet the needs of working professionals, the program follows a schedule of alternate weekend classes that convene nine times a semester (Friday evenings and all day Saturdays).

“I chose USF because it offers an opportunity to learn about teaching the whole child. My life as an educator is dedicated to creating transformative learning environments, and I believe in the power of moon-shot thinking. In my own classroom, I tailor instructional time to create opportunities for my students to choose to be passionately bothered and impelled to action.” - Kellie Mullin, MA Catholic Educational Leadership Student


USF is a founding member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has been accredited by WASC since the 1940s.

International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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