Master of Education in Higher Education (Higher Education Leadership Field)
Master of Education in Higher Education (Higher Education Leadership Field) Overview
This course-based, MEd degree program is designed for professionals working in higher education at entry to mid-levels, who seek to build their careers in higher education. With a focus on leadership skills for both the college and university contexts, the field is aimed to bridge the understanding and collaboration of leaders across both sectors.
Students move through the Higher Education field as a cohort and register part-time. Classes are generally offered in a compressed format to suit working professionals. We welcome applicants with diverse but relevant backgrounds.
For detailed information about the program, please consult the School of Graduate Studies Calendar.
At a Glance
Part-time (10 sessions)
Funding and Tuition
For current information about tuition fees, funding, and financial support, visit Tuition & Financial Support.
Entry into this program is every other year. The next intake will be for the 2023-2024 academic year.
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Why I Chose Leadership, Adult & Higher Education
Henry Ssali (Master of Arts 2019)
Founder and Executive Director, University of Toronto African Alumni Association
"OISE has one of the most vibrant student communities in the entire University of Toronto. As a public relations professional and community leader, I see it reflected in the number of campus clubs and associations OISE students participate in on a regular basis."
Master of Education in Higher Education Admission Requirements
General Admission Requirements
Please visit the OISE Admissions website for detailed information about the application process, including general minimum admission requirements and supporting documents.
Program-Specific Information (Minimum Admission Requirements)
- Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies.
- 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.
Required Supporting Documents
All applicants must submit:
- Transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended.
- Two letters of reference (one academic and one professional).
- Resumé 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).
Ready to join one of the world’s top universities?
Take the next step in your academic journey and start your application to graduate studies at OISE.