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Use your passion for teaching to lead the future of education.

Find out how TWU's Leadership 
programs can help you 
reach your goal.

Program Delivery

Trinity Western University’s Master’s of Arts in Educational Studies – Special Education, TESOL or Educational Leadership will equip you with the skills you need to make a meaningful impact in your educational community and take your career to the next level.

Our next fully online intake begins in May!

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what you do;
who you become.

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reach your goal.

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MSN can help you 
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Why an MA in Educational Leadership from TWU?

Flexible Study Options. Our MAEL offers a fully online format and can be completed within 24-29 months through our part-time option or 13-17 months with our full-time option. 

Recognized in British Columbia. The BC Ministry of Advanced Education and the TQS (Teachers’ Qualification Service) for salary upgrades recognize our MAEL program. (Completion of MAEL does not confer a teaching certificate.)

Certificate Option Available. We also offer a 13-month graduate certificate option (15 credits). Credits from this certificate can be laddered into a full degree.

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  • Consists of 30 semester hours
  • Usually takes two years to complete full-time
  • Flexible part-time study available, allowing for longer completion time
  • Choose a general humanities approach or concentrate on one discipline

Learn to manage teams while building a community on solid ethics and sound values with an MA in Leadership from Trinity Western University. Get ready to dive into case studies and gain profound insights from experienced professors. You’ll develop transformational-servant leadership skills and apply them to your career while you study. Prepare to take your profession to new heights as you pursue executive roles and qualify for salary increases.

Pursue your passion for language and discover fulfilling careers you never knew existed, with an MA in Linguistics.

Our next fully online intake begins in May!

Become an expert leader in your profession with an MA in Leadership, and bring value, vision, and results to your organization.

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Why an MA in TESOL from TWU?

Flexible Study Options. Complete your studies either fully online or on campus* through our resident program.

Progressive, Leading-Edge Program. TWU’s MA TESOL has positive professional recognition, a strong industry reputation, and grants you eligibility to apply for TESL Canada and TESL Ontario certification.

Practical, Real-Time Application. Work through case studies, learn in culturally diverse teams, and convert theory to practice.

Master of Arts in TESOL

Extend your professional reach with an MA in TESOL and meet a growing global demand for skilled educators. Get the skills, training, and academic profile to build a successful career in TESOL—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages—with an MA in TESOL from Trinity Western University. Gain emerging industry knowledge, engage in discipline-specific research, and learn from experienced faculty in a practical, supportive, and collaborative environment. This fully accredited program offers flexible study options, internship opportunities, and work placement support.

It's not just
what you do;
who you become.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Trinity Western University’s MA in Educational Leadership (MAEL) program equips professionals with the skills to adapt to the education sector’s growing complexity and changing priorities. Offering a leadership model that emphasizes people and teamwork, this program will equip you with the skills you need to make a tangible difference in the lives of learners and fellow educators.

It's not just
what you do;
who you become.

Master of Arts in Educational Studies - Special Education

Enrich your teaching career with an MAES-SPED and enable all students, including those with special needs, to reach their full potential. Trinity Western University’s MA Educational Studies in Special Education gives you the skills to help students thrive who have a wide range of cognitive, sensory, and social-emotional needs. Grow as an educator, mentor, leader, and expert in a research-based, yet practical degree that brings together the head, hands, and heart of teaching. Advance your career as an educator or prepare for doctoral studies and fulfill your academic goals.

Why an MAES-SPED from TWU?

Compatible With Your Life. You can continue teaching throughout your studies, as this program is designed for working educators.

Career Enriching. Become a leader in special education, qualify to be a specialist administrator, and convert your expertise into salary increases.

Compassion Driven. Use your occupational calling to reach the whole person and make a lifelong difference in your students.

*due to COVID-19 we are currently running our resident program online