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The Master of Education in Educational Leadership is a cohort based program. It is a twenty-two month, 30 credit graduate degree program through Concordia University of Edmonton. The hybrid delivery model is designed for working professional educators.

The program provides applied and interdisciplinary approaches to understanding educational issues, identifying effective processes, and applying research findings constructively to influence school goals and outcomes.

In Alberta, graduates of this program will be well prepared to provide leadership and service in Alberta schools.

Year 1Course TitleDelivery Method
CUE (Campus and Online)
Summer IntersessionEDUC 620 Leadership in Schools as Learning Communities (3 credits)
EDUC 641 Examination of Contemporary Topics (3 credits)
CUE campus residency – 3 weeks
FallEDUC 660 Research Ethics and Methodologies (3 credits)Online
WinterEDUC 647 Emerging Theories of Learning (3 credits)Blended
EDUC 652 Public Education Systems and their Historical Roots in Canada (3 credits)Online
Spring IntersessionEDUC 630 Leadership in Comprehensive School Health and Wellness (3 credits)Blended
YEAR 2Course TitleDelivery Method
Campus and Online
Summer IntersessionEDUC 635 Leadership in Communication and Community Engagement (3 credits)
EDUC 657-Ethical Leadership Theory and Practice (3 credits)
CUE campus residency – 3 weeks
Fall/Winter EDUC 626 Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)Blended
EDUC 661 Applied Research Project Completion (3 credits)Blended

Note: Research Project development is integrated throughout the program.

EDUC 620-635 (Degree Core) EDUC 641-657 (Public School Leadership)
EDUC 660-661 (Research and Project)

A blended learning course is a combination of face-to-face (F) and online (O) components. Each course identified as ‘Blended’ will have at least one (F) meeting held on a Friday evening (6:00-9:00 pm) and Saturday (9:00-4:00 pm), with the remaining instruction being conducted online. Blended courses may have more than one (F) class, depending upon the course. Individual course syllabi describe the (F) requirements. Coursed identified as (O) will be completed completely online.