Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

Program at a Glance

Program Length

1 year




Domestic: $13,760 International: $17,116


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Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

The Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management is a 12-month, 18-credit, six course program designed to build the knowledge and practical skills of professionals working in the private and public education sectors. It meets the growing demand for professionals who are faced with leadership demands and who wish to expand their skills, strategies and expertise in the area of educational communication, research, administration and management.

This program is now textbook-free. Students can access all of the course materials through open educational resources, e-books, journal articles and other free digital resources. These types of courses are know as "Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC)" and aim to improve access to education and enhance student outcomes

This diploma will ladder directly into the MA in Educational Leadership and Management program, providing students with an opportunity to extend their learning or leave the program with a recognized diploma and return at a later date to complete their MA. Learn more...

Upcoming Start Dates & Schedules

June 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
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June 13, 2022

March 13, 2022
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My Royal Roads education will help me better understand my future role as a leader.

Chantal Locke MA in Educational Leadership and Management, 2015