Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Administration and Leadership

Program at a Glance

Program Length

1 year




Domestic: $14,066 International: $17,422


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Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Administration and Leadership

The Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Administration and Leadership at Royal Roads University is an 18-credit program, completed through our blended learning model of online study with a two-week on-campus residency. For students interested in developing their global perspective, there is an opportunity to specialize in International Education.

This program is ideal for practitioners and current or aspiring leaders interested in developing a critically reflective understanding of today’s trends, challenges, research and skill development pertinent to the higher education leadership and administration.

This diploma program offers learners the opportunity to add a concentration in higher education administration and leadership to their existing professional and academic credentials.  Students who successfully complete the diploma program can subsequently apply to complete the additional 15 credits for the Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. 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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RRU made me feel like an absolute winner; a drastic change of my self-perception

Wade M Pinhorn MA in Learning and Technology, 2016