M.Ed. Online

Educational Leadership

24 months
14040 USD/year
14040 USD/year
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The Master of Education in Educational Leadership at Yorkville University prepares you to confidently pursue leadership roles in your organization.


The Master of Education in Educational Leadership at Yorkville University has two specializations—Educational Administration and Leadership in Learning—that separately address the needs of K-12 administrators and professionals outside the school system in post-secondary education, community education and corporate learning and development.

Students may complete their degree through one of two pathways. The course-based pathway is perfect for those wishing to focus on course learning outcomes. The research-based pathway is perfect for students interested in independent research as well as those hoping to pursue doctoral studies.

Career Outcomes

The Master of Education in Educational Leadership prepares students for a variety of leadership roles.

Students should consult their regulatory agencies about specific requirements for certification as school administrators.

Graduates of the Educational Administration specialization are prepared for administrative leadership roles such as:

  • Universities and colleges
  • K to 12 schools
  • Polytechnic institutions
  • Training and development departments
  • Health sciences leaders
  • Educational policy specialists
  • Armed Forces leadership
  • Department of Education leadership
  • Emergency responders

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Change and Transformation
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Administrators as Leaders
  • Diversity and Leadership
  • Supervision of Instruction

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the Master of Education program are required to provide the following:

  • Official undergraduate transcript and proof of obtainment of a bachelor’s degree*
  • Resume and statement of interest
  • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
  • Two letters of reference from professional or academic sources
  • Completed online application

In addition, applicants are required to have:

  • A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in undergraduate study of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 or 4.3 scale, or a GPA of at least 3.0 on the final 60 undergraduate credits taken. Applicants may be conditionally admitted with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 if strength of overall application is sufficient.

Work experience

Two or more years of relevant employment in education or an education-related field. In some cases, relevant volunteering work in community-based activities may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28080 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    14040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28080 USD for the full programme during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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