University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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Higher Education (PhD)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Faculty:Ledership, Higher and Adult Education
Field of Study:Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,210
International: $6,210
Careers:Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational TrainingAdministrators in Education - Elementary and Secondary EducationSchool Principals


Do you aspire to a research career in higher education or to advance as a research-grounded professional to positions of leadership in higher education administration or policy?

This PhD program provides the knowledge and research skills you need to pursue careers in colleges, universities, government agencies, professional associations and international organizations as a higher education expert.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A relevant MEd or MA degree, or its equivalent, with an average of at least B+ or demonstrated comparable research competence. In individual cases, students with a highly relevant master?s degree or other equivalent graduate degree may be admitted, but additional courses in Higher Education may be required.
    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 September 22, 2023