About this Master’s Degree
Concordia University of Edmonton’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEd (EL)) is a graduate degree that links current research on educational leadership with the leadership development needs of Alberta school jurisdictions.
How this Master’s Program is Offered
- 30-credit graduate degree program over a 2-year period.
- Part-time, cohort model
- Transfer credit available
- Mixed delivery: classroom-based, online, and blended
- 3-week Spring and Summer sessions
- Evening and Saturday sessions in Fall and Winter
- Individualized supervision of research
Students complete 5 MEd (EL) degree core courses, a suite of 4 courses in educational leadership, and a final, practice-oriented, applied research project of direct relevance to the student’s areas of work.
Who Should Apply?
The MEd (EL) caters to Alberta teachers, educational consultants, learning coaches, and school administrators who desire to further their professional learning.
We believe that engaging in deep conversation, study, and research on the broader questions surrounding educational leadership will improve outcomes for all stakeholders. Our objective is to cultivate forward-thinking educational leaders whose work is informed by current research, whose practice and pedagogy will lead to improvements in schools where leadership is crucial to student learning, and whose presence will positively impact the community at large.
Also see Section 13.3.2 of the Academic Calendar.