University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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Higher Education (MA)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Faculty:Department of Theory and Policy Studies in Education
Field of Study:Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,210
International: $27,520
Careers:Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational TrainingAdministrators in Education - Elementary and Secondary EducationSchool Principals


This research-stream program best serves those seeking the knowledge and skills needed to pursue administrative and policy careers related to higher education. It also prepares students to pursue doctoral studies in higher education and related fields.


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    An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a grade equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    • Transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended.
    • Two letters of reference (one academic and one professional).
    • Resume that provides clear and complete information about the applicant's work or field experience related to their proposed studies.
    • Answers to faculty admissions questions (applicants are to answer each question in an essay format).
    • Written evidence of ability to define a research question or problem, devise a research design, and analyze and report research findings, all in an academically rigorous manner. This sample of written work may be an undergraduate thesis, long essays or papers written for undergraduate courses, reports and studies written as part of employment, or other documents that demonstrate the ability to conduct research at the master's degree level.

    * 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