Area of Concentration: Educational Administration and Leadership

This concentration will enable you to examine philosophical orientations, theoretical frameworks, and research methodologies relevant to the study of educational administration and leadership, policy and leadership in a Canadian and international context. The program objectives will be accomplished through the completion of one of the three streams (course based, major paper, thesis). This graduate program will allow you to develop your skills and knowledge to enhance your professional practice.

English programming is available if you need extra training prior to entry into the academic program or have received lower than the required test score.

Enrolment is limited. Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the above minimum requirements and those who have at least one year of successful professional experience in education.


Mandatory Courses

Course determined by the area of concentration:

EDUC-8001  Research in Education
EDUC-8005 Theories of Educational Administration and Leadership

Students in the Course Based stream must take EDUC-8001.
Students in the Major Paper and Thesis stream must take EDUC-8001 and EDUC-8002.

EDUC-8001  Research in Education
EDUC-8002 Statistics in Education

All students must take one of the following courses, depending on the completion stream they have chosen.

EDUC-8795  Final Project Seminar (1 credit)
 Major Paper (2 credits)
EDUC-8970  Thesis (4 credits)

(Note: Students in the Thesis stream must also complete EDUC-8940 Thesis Proposal)

Students must complete their 10 credit requirement by taking courses from the following lists of courses. Please refer to the Graduate CalendarExternal Link as it is the final authority with regard to course selection.

Educational Administration and Leadership Option Courses:

EDUC-8002 Statistics in Education
EDUC-8003 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
EDUC-8005 Theories of Educational Administration and Leadership
EDUC-8150 Comparative and International Education
EDUC-8330 Survey Design and Research
EDUC-8340 Individual Reading
EDUC-8350 Organizational Behaviour in Educational Institutions
EDUC-8360 Introduction to Educational Policy Analysis
EDUC-8380 The Arts and Education
EDUC-8500 Issues in Education
EDUC-8510 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Teaching and Learning
EDUC-8550 Strategies for the Implementation of Change
EDUC-8560 Approaches to Literacy Development
EDUC-8580 Psychology of Learning Problems
EDUC-8590 The Recent History of Education in Ontario
EDUC-8600 Politics of Education
EDUC-8650 Sociological Aspects of Education
EDUC-8660 Interpersonal Relationships in Education
EDUC-8910 Special Topics in Education