Master of Education Program – Canada


CityU offers two Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs in Canada, the M.Ed. Leadership in Education and the M.Ed. School Counselling.  All programs in Canada are taught by leading Canadian practitioners from local school districts in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
For additional information on the M.Ed. programs in Canada, please visit the school page on the City University of Seattle in Canada website.

M.Ed. Leadership in Education Program

City University in Canada offers a M.Ed., Master of Education in Leadership program in British Columbia and Alberta.

Our program in Alberta has been approved by the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education upon recommendation of the Campus Alberta Quality Council.

In B.C., our M.Ed. programs are offered under the consent of the Degree Quality Assurance Board (DQAB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education in British Columbia. Current teachers who want to transition into educational leadership roles will develop the critical academic and field experience needed to advance their careers. Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the M.Ed. Leadership in Education program trains teachers for career options in educational leadership including administration.

The M.Ed. programs are cohort based, enabling a personal focus to occur through research and internship experiences. This program is geared toward the practicing professional. The program learning outcomes are:

  • application of theory to practice
  • effective supervision and mentoring
  • team building and management
  • human resources and organizational systems
  • conflict resolution and counselling skills
  • curriculum development and implementation
  • assessment in education
  • program evaluation and optimization
  • research and data-informed decision making
  • ethical awareness
  • appreciation of diversity
  • how to become a reflective practitioner

M.Ed. School Counselling Program

City University of Seattle in Canada, offers a fully classroom-based Master of Education (MEd) in School Counselling program in British Columbia, Canada. The program is approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education in British Columbia and is eligible for the Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) upgrades. The MEd in School Counselling meets the course requirements for B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors registration as a Registered Clinical Counsellor (R.C.C)

CityU of Seattle’s MEd in School Counselling program provides coursework in the following areas:

  • counselling skills
  • research methodologies
  • ethics and law in school-based practice
  • counselling diverse cultures
  • mental health issues in schools
  • career, family and group counselling
  • assessment and evaluation
  • career counselling

Program Faculty

Heather Henderson (Hill), M.Ed., Ed.D.

Canadian Director of M.Ed. Leadership Programs

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Maria Stella, Ph.D., R.C.C.

Director of M.Ed. in School Counselling Program, Canada

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