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Higher Education Administration and Leadership (Blended)

Royal Roads University

M.A. Blended
24 months
Duration
15988 CAD/year
12632 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Higher Education Administration and Leadership (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership within complex and changing higher educational environments.

Overview

The Higher Education Administration and Leadership (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University will prepare you to develop the skills required to work collaboratively, take a systems view of their organization, build enduring relationships and partnerships, make evidence-based decisions, think critically, plan strategically and lead meaningful educational change.   

This program will allow you to customize your learning by choosing from two specialization options, a specialization in  Business Development in International Education or a specialization in Systems Leadership in Higher Education and by selecting from two program completion options including a research paper (secondary research) or a thesis (primary research). 

Outcomes

Graduates will develop an understanding of educational improvement concepts and research and be able to apply practical tools and strategies to address issues, challenges, and opportunities related to supporting student achievement and institutional growth.

Graduates will:

  • 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 institutional growth;
  • Build positive and effective relationships between the institution and the larger community;
  • Integrate evidence-based decision making approaches into administrative leadership practices to support growth and improvement;
  • Engage in meaningful self-assessment and self-awareness to enhance leadership skills, positive relationships, and professional goals;
  • Apply systems thinking to strategically plan and manage the higher education institutional environment to support student learning;
  • Engage in sound financial planning/budgeting and project management practices to support organizational goals;
  • Foster and sustain an inclusive institutional culture and climate to support both student learning and faculty/staff professional growth;
  • Critically analyze the leader’s own organizational context considering existing cultural norms, national/international trends and global perspectives;
  • Implement authentic and meaningful strategies assuring program quality; and
  • Lead collaborative and systematic inquiry processes that support institutional growth and improvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Higher Education Leadership in Times of Change
  • Approaches to Educational Research in Higher Education
  • Global and National Perspectives on Higher Education
  • Leading Educational Change in Higher Education Environments
  • Communication and Organizational Culture in a Globalized World
  • New Models for Institutional Viability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
88
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).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
88
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum of three years of paid work experience within the higher education sector, including some leadership* experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15988 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31976 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12632 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25265 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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