M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership and Policy

University of Toronto

36 months
38206 CAD/year
11710 CAD/year
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The Educational Leadership and Policy program of 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.


The Educational Leadership and Policy program of University of Toronto 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.

The program equips practitioners with the knowledge and skills to engage in – and critique – approaches to leadership and policy in the elementary and secondary school system. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Literacy in Educational ​Leadership and Policy
  • Introduction to Educational Leadership and Policy: Policy, Leadership, Change, and Diversity
  • Designing Master's Research Proposals 
  • Organizational Culture and Decision-Making
  • School Program Development and Implementation
  • Political Skill in the Education Arena

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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    38206 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38206 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    11710 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11710 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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