Educational Leadership (MEd)

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Length of program

25 months

Mode of delivery

Blended (online and on-campus)

Program components

Coursework Internship Culminating Activity (Thesis, Project or Capstone)





Program description

The Master of Education (Educational Leadership) program reflects recent shifts in the knowledge base and in the restructuring of educational leadership programs worldwide using a 21st Century professional practice competencies approach which integrates theory and practice. The program particularly reflects the Faculty of Education’s commitment to prepare leaders for schools and school jurisdictions.

This leadership preparation program is consistent with acknowledged professional practices to meet anticipated demands for competent and committed school leaders. The purpose of the Master of Education (Educational Leadership) program is to provide the knowledge and skills of candidates who wish to develop a leadership focus within their teaching career.

This 25-month long program is offered in a blended delivery format. This includes online courses in fall, spring, and summer semesters, as well as face-to-face courses in July.

See Application Deadlines for intake details.

Program Schedule Leadership Quality Standard

Note: The Master of Education program does not lead to teacher certification. Individuals seeking teacher certification in the province of Alberta should refer to the Bachelor of Education program.