The first classes for the online master’s degree program
designed by the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) and San Diego
State University (SDSU) will begin in August.
So far, 26 educators have signed up for the program to earn
a master’s degree in educational leadership with an emphasis in technology.
The 18-month, WASC-accredited program was designed for
school professionals who wants to be site leaders or technology officials.
“There’s a real need for a program like this,” said Alicia
Gallegos Butters, who’s coordinating the program for SDCOE. “It’s just another
way that we are serving the boys and girls of San Diego County by educating
The first cohort is expected to begin this summer.
The program has been in the works for nearly two years. It
will be taught by SDSU professors and SDCOE personnel and include information
about educational leadership, social media, data analysis, mobile app
development, and communication.
The total cost for the 30-unit program is $15,270. More information and
application instructions are available on the SDSU website.