McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Educational Leadership (M.A.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Description This program is designed to prepare leaders in the field of education who are committed to personal and institutional improvement in schools and other centres of formal or informal learning. A central theme of the program is the impact of policy on educational practice at local, national, and international levels. The program fosters the ongoing development of reflective practitioners who have a sense of educational action, the capacity to anticipate needs, the ability to exercise professional judgement within the realities of policy frameworks, and the ability to both lead and support institutional and organizational change at all levels.
Website: Educational Leadership (M.A.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

Applicants to the Certificate and M.A. programs must submit: A current curriculum vitae; A letter of intent specifying academic and professional experience and interests (specifically, research interests for the Thesis option or project interests for the Non-Thesis Project option). Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a university-level instructor; the other may be from an administrator in an educationally relevant context.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
A minimum of two years of professional teaching experience is required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015