University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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Educational Leadership and Policy (PhD)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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


The Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Policy fosters the study of problems in leadership and policy with respect to educational programs, with an emphasis on elementary and secondary schools. It will best serve students who have a commitment to scholarship and research as a means of deepening their understanding of leadership action in schools or in other educational and service institutions.


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    An appropriate master's degree, from a recognized university in a relevant discipline or professional program, with a minimum standing equivalent to a University of Toronto A-.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • 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