TUITION

The MA in Leadership Degree is comprised of 10 courses of 3 credits each and 2 capstones (LDRS 697 & 698) of 2 credits each for a total of 34 credits.
Students taking the Thesis Track (*by application only) take an additional 5 credits for a total of 39 credits.

CANADIAN CITIZEN/PERMANENT RESIDENT COST BREAKDOWN:

  • Tuition: $725/credit  

The total program cost is as follows (including tuition and student/course fees):

  • Canadian students (Leadership Integration Project Track-34 credits) -- $25,752.00
  • Canadian students (Thesis Track-36 credits) -- $27,258.00
  • Permanent residents (Leadership Integration Project Track-34 credits) -- $26,092.00
  • Permanent residents (Thesis Track-36 credits) -- $27,618.00

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT COST BREAKDOWN:

  • Tuition: $795/credit  (*Extra classroom and academic writing support is provided to international students)

The total program cost is as follows (including tuition and student/course fees):

  • International student (Leadership Integration Project Track-34 credits) -- $28,472.00
  • International student (Thesis Track-36 credits) -- $30,138.00

*Note: Richmond Business Stream students pay an additional $150.00 for the GMI Assessment.


SCHOLARSHIPS & Aid

Funding for students enrolled in the MA Leadership or MA Educational Leadership is available in a combination of merit and need-based awards. To be eligible, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and continuous enrolment in a minimum of 3 credits per semester.

Entrance Scholarships

Graduates from the following programs who are pursuing an MA Leadership degree are eligible for an entrance scholarship:

  • TWU Adult Degree Completion graduates - $3,000 scholarship (available for all MA LEAD streams)
  • TWU graduates of a Bachelor’s Degree Program - $1,500 scholarship (available for Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents with an incoming GPA of 3.0 or higher).
  • Columbia Bible College graduates - $3,000 scholarship (available for all MA LEAD streams)
  • Summit Pacific College graduates - $3,000 scholarship (available for all MA LEAD streams)
  • * Power to Change employees - $3,000 scholarship (available for all MA LEAD streams)
  • * School of Christian Schools in BC (SCSBC) employees - $3,000 scholarship (available for MAEL and Education streams)
  • * Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA) employees - $3,000 scholarship (available for MAEL and Education streams)

*To be eligible, students must submit proof of employment (ie: letter from Human Resources) to lead@twu.ca.

MA EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (mael) PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible for a $1500.00 scholarship, MAEL students must meet the above eligibility criteria and have:

  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Valid Canadian Teaching Certificate

Need-Based Aid

Grants up to $3,000 are available for students with demonstrated financial need. Funding is limited. Application deadlines are June 1 and December 1.

Endowment Awards

Endowment awards are established by donors of the university and are based on a variety of criteria including financial need, academic program, and many other student characteristics. See full listing of endowment awards. Application deadline is June 1.

Don & Annabelle Page Scholarship ($1,000)

Scholarship criteria:

  • Must have successfully completed 12 semester hours of the MA Leadership degree program with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need

King Chi Tong Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in the second year of the MA Leadership degree program
  • Demonstrated financial need

CP Rail Aboriginal Scholarship ($500)

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Available to an Aboriginal student enrolled in the MA Leadership degree program.
  • Demonstrated financial need

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS (TA)

Graduate level Teaching Assistantships are available to 2nd years (or recently graduated students) with a minimum GPA of 3.5.  TA’s typically work between 10-20 hours per week.

To apply go to this link and select the “Teaching Assistant (on-call) Position

LOANS

Student lines of credit offered through financial institutions are available for students. A co-signer may be required.  The MA Leadership program is not eligible for government student loans.