MEd program: designed primarily for students who are interested in learning the nature and practice of leadership and policy, especially with respect to social diversity and change. The MEd degree may be pursued either full-time or part-time.
About this Degree
The MEd program in Educational Leadership and Policy at University of Toronto is designed primarily for students who are interested in learning the nature and practice of leadership and policy, especially with respect to social diversity and change in elementary and secondary schools. The MEd degree can be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis. While experience in teaching and administration is not an essential prerequisite for admission, such experience provides a desirable background. The department welcomes applicants with diverse but relevant backgrounds.
There are two MEd options available:
Coursework Only Option and
Coursework Plus Major Research Paper Option.
Students initially apply to and register in the Coursework Only Option. For registration in the Coursework Plus Major Research Paper Option, department permission is required.
- Research Literacy in Educational Leadership and Policy
- Educational Leadership and Policy: Policy, Leadership, Change, and Diversity
- Students may choose to focus on one of the four research areas: Policy, Leadership, Change, or Social Diversity
- 24 months
- 40 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)
DisciplinesEducation Public Policy Educational Leadership View 75 other Masters in Public Policy in Canada
Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education’s additional admission requirements stated below.
An appropriate bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in a relevant discipline with a grade equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year.
Two letters of reference. Whenever possible, one should be written by an educational professional for whom the applicant has worked. The second should be by a referee who can attest to the applicant's academic ability.
International41600 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 41600 CAD per year during 24 months.
National10070 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10070 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Toronto
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