University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Educational Leadership and Policy (Doctor of Education)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
Field of Study:Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Description:The Educational Administration program is devoted to the study and development of policy, leadership, change, social diversity, and ethics and values in education. A combination of theory and practice assists students to develop skills, enabling them to cope with the complex demands of current education policies and procedures.
The Educational Administration program is designed to develop highly skilled educators, administrators, policy analysts, and academic practitioners. Within the program, students are able to explore the field more broadly or focus on one of four thematic strands: Policy, Leadership, Change, and Social Diversity.

The MEd & EdD programs are designed to prepare practitioners for leadership careers. They concentrate on elements of theory and research that are of direct assistance in understanding & resolving problems & issues confronting practicing administrators.
URL:Educational Leadership and Policy (Doctor of Education) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
International: $33,110
Careers:Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational TrainingAdministrators in Education - Elementary and Secondary EducationSchool Principals

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Master's degree in the area of Educational Leadership and Policy or an equivalent degree with high academic standing from a recognized university. The applicant must be in a leadership position in education, or must have held a leadership position, or must demonstrate potential for leadership.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 25, 2018