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Educational Leadership and Management (Blended)

24 months
15674 CAD/year
12385 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Educational Leadership and Management (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University is designed to help educators develop a critically reflective understanding of school improvement concepts and research. 

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The Educational Leadership and Management (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University is designed to enable graduates to lead meaningful change that has a positive impact within the school community.  

It is a comprehensive Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) approved program that responds to the education sector’s need for qualified school and district leaders.

The MAELM program is well-suited for administrators and educators looking to influence cultures and processes to improve the learning experiences of students while supporting teachers and staff. 

The program is designed for individuals working in K-12 settings who want to gain skills and credentials as leaders and managers to advance their current career or launch a new one.


Graduates will be able to apply practical tools and strategies to address issues, challenges, and opportunities related to supporting student achievement and growth. Graduates will have the skills to:

  • Facilitate the collaborative development and implementation of shared values, vision, mission, and goals to support learning and achievement for all students;
  • Understand and use change and improvement processes to support student learning and achievement;
  • Build positive and effective relationships between the school, families and the larger community;
  • Integrate evidence-based decision making approaches into school leadership practices to support school growth and improvement;
  • Engage in meaningful self-assessment and self-awareness to enhance leadership skills, positive relationships, and professional goals;
  • Maximize opportunities for curricular, instructional, and assessment practices to have a positive impact on student learning and achievement;
  • Apply systems thinking to strategically plan and manage the school environment to support student learning;
  • Foster and sustain an inclusive culture and climate to support both student learning and professional growth;
  • Implement authentic and meaningful strategies for supporting and supervising teachers’ instructional capacities to maximize student learning and achievement; and
  • Lead collaborative and systematic inquiry processes that support school improvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Academic Integrity
  • The Link
  • Leadership for Learning: From Theory to Practice
  • Leading for Social Justice
  • Developing Leadership Capacity through Reflective Practice
  • Building and Managing the School Communities: School Culture and Communication
  • Communication in School Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines





English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should be educational professionals with a four year undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31349 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12385 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24770 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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Educational Leadership and Management (Blended)
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