Educational Leadership: Leading for Educational Change in the Yukon EdD

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Program Prerequisites

Applicants must meet SFU doctoral admissions requirements.

  1. One of the following:
    a) A master's degree from Simon Fraser University or its equivalent from a recognized institution, demonstrating strong academic performance, or

    b) A bachelor's degree, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5/4.33 or a grade point average of at least 3.67/4.33(A-) based on the last 60 units of undergraduate/graduate courses from a recognized institution, or

    c) Completion of at least 75% of the course work units required for the relevant department's master's program, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5. All graduate courses, whether completed at SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution, shall be considered in the calculation.

  2. Submitted evidence that the applicant is capable of undertaking substantial original research. This is usually judged from letters of reference from qualified referees, and the completion of a master's thesis or other scholarly work (writing sample).

  3. Several years of exemplary and varied educational and professional experience, preferably in educational leadership.

Of particular value will be evidence that candidates not only have an interest in critical reflection on issues of leadership, but also are judged by their peers capable of providing distinctive leadership in their subsequent educational careers.

Students whose primary language is not English may be required to satisfy the University and the graduate program committee as to their capability in English (i.e. TOEFL / IELTS scores). Academic equivalency by country.

Frequently Asked Admission Questions on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.

  • Start Term: Fall 2022 (September)
  • Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Applications Open: November 1, 2021
  • Applications Close: March 15, 2022
  • Tuition 2021/22*: $5,193.99/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

Contacts


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Admissions Contacts

For admissions/course registration, contact Irene Burrell (educedd@sfu.ca; 778-782-8099). If Irene is unavailable, please contact other staff in the Surrey Graduate Programs office.

Additional information can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page as well as in the Student Calendar.