M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership

Simon Fraser University

24 months
3970 CAD/year
3970 CAD/year
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Graduate studies in Educational Leadership from Simon Fraser University, are designed for practicing educators who wish to improve their abilities to critically read, evaluate, and integrate educational theory and research. 


Each Educational Leadership program offering focuses on integrating scholarly inquiry with focal interests and professional practice needs.Overall, participation in this program will afford students a coherent program of study that integrates theory with practice, in addition to an opportunity to engage in a research project.


This Educational Leadership program from Simon Fraser University, develops the research capacity and leadership skills of educators who are currently working in diverse educational contexts (e.g., K-12, post-secondary, adult, health, and other organizations) and will equip them for innovative practice in their contexts. The graduates of our program are well placed to lead effectively and make carefully considered and evidence-based decisions as educational leaders across the BC and Canadian educational systems.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Leadership Studies
  • Organizational Theory and Analyses
  • Research Approaches in Educational Leadership
  • Policy Processes
  • Fieldwork 
  • Educational Leadership Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
  • submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
  • proof of English Language proficiency
  • In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3970 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1985 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3970 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1985 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Abbotsford

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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