Educational Leadership

Our Educational Leadership programs offer Master’s (MEd) and Doctoral (EdD) degrees designed for the professional practitioner. Specialized cohort options offer you the opportunity to: deepen your theoretical understanding, strengthen your practice, engage in meaningful research and advance your career all at the same time. Schedules are tailored to fit the busy lifestyle of the working professional.

As community graduate programs we pride ourselves on working closely with local partners across educational sectors, serving diverse program and community needs through our masters and doctoral programs. Over the years, we have worked with school districts, post secondary institutions, and community organizations to provide relevant programs based in-community. 

Masters Programs

Master of Education (MEd)

Cohort Focus Overview

K-12 COHORT FOCUS 

The K-12 Educational Leadership cohort program is designed for practicing educators and administrators in the public, private, or independant K-12 school system. 

POST-SECONDARY COHORT FOCUS 

The Post-Secondary Educational Leadership cohort program is designed for practicing educators across organizations that comprise adult learners (e.g. post-secondary, adult, health, and other organizations)

On Campus Programs

  • The K-12 Educational Leadership cohort program is designed for practicing educators and administrators in the public, private, or independant K-12 school system. The program develops the research capacity and leadership skills of K-12 educators and will equip them for innovative practice in their contexts. It offers students a coherent program of study that integrates theory with practice, in addition to an opportunity to engage in a research project.

     

  • The Post-Secondary Educational Leadership cohort program is designed for practicing educators across organizations that comprise of adult learners (e.g. post-secondary, and healthcare). The program develops the research capacity and leadership skills of educators and will equip them for innovative practice in their diverse educational contexts.

     

Off Campus Programs

  • Collaboratively developed by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Camosun College (Victoria). The Post-Secondary Educational Leadership cohort program is designed for practicing educators across organizations that comprise of adult learners (e.g. post-secondary and healthcare). The program provides graduate students opportunities to bridge theory, research, policy and practice within a community of inquiry as a cohort. Students will also conduct research projects that directly connect to professional practice.

     

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Education (EdD)

On Campus Programs

Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary EdD (Surrey)

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Off Campus Programs

  • The Leading for Educational Change in the Yukon, EdD provides a blend of rigorous coursework and original research that meets the needs of educators who occupy positions of influence in schools, colleges, universities and health and community services. Students will focus on integrating education and leadership theory with practice and drawing on the Yukon’s unique socio-political-cultural-environmental context, preparing them to understand the current educational landscape, think for change, and enact change is fundamental to the program’s intent. The program emphasizes integrating theory with practice.

     

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Previous Programs

Master of Education

  • Educational Leadership, Prince George MEd - Fall 2020
  • Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary, Student Affairs & Services MEd - Fall 2019
  • Educational Leadership: Imaginative K-12 Leadership MEd - Fall 2019
  • Educational Leadership K–12, Restarting Relationships: Educational Leadership in Challenging Times MEd (SFU Vancouver Campus, BC) - Fall 2018
  • Educational Leadership in Complex and Urban Schools MEd (SFU Surrey Campus, BC) - Fall 2018
  • Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary Educational Leadership MEd - Fall 2017
  • Educational Leadership, Yukon MEd - Fall 2016
  • Educational Leadership, K–12, Restarting Relationships: Educational Leadership in Challenging Times MEd - Fall 2016
  • Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary - Fall 2014
  • Educational Leadership: K-12 (Langley)- Fall 2014
  • Educational Leadership MEd (Prince George - Fall 2013
  • Educational Leadership, K-12 M.Ed - Fall 2013
  • Educational Leadership (Whitehorse, YT) - Fall 2012
  • Educational Leadership: Post-Secondary & Student Affairs (Surrey, BC) - Fall 2012
  • Educational Leadership, Post-Secondary - Fall 2011
  • Educational Leadership, K-12 - Fall 2011 (Surrey)
  • Educational Leadership, K-12 - Fall 2011 (Coquitlam)

Doctor of Education

  • Educational Leadership in Post-Secondary Contexts EdD - Fall 2013
  • Doctorat en leadership éducationnel EdD - Fall 2011
  • Educational Leadership EdD, Post-Secondary - Fall 2011
  • Educational Leadership EdD, K-12 - Fall 2011
  • Educational Leadership, Post-Secondary EdD - Fall 2009

Leadership Team & Community

Faculty members are here to help guide your journey with the Faculty of Education. For program and admissions specific questions, please contact the dedicated Program Assistant listed at the bottom on each individual program page. For general inquiries, contact the Graduate Studies office.

Educational Leadership Faculty Highlights

Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP)

The Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) engages the education community in the production and dissemination of research, in order to strengthen policy and practice.

imaginED Leadership and Imagination

imaginED is a blog designed to support and enable imagination-focused teaching in all contexts, from formal to alternative learning contexts, and from primary school through higher education.

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