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Master of Arts in Philosophy - Educational Leadership Program Design


Application Deadline Extended! 
August 15, 2020

Course Descriptions

The courses laid out in the following outline together make up the MA-EL program. Fuller descriptions for current and upcoming MA-EL courses can be found here in our Course Catalogue. Descriptions for those courses which fulfill requirements for the Christian School Teachers Certificate (CSTC) can also be found here

Program Design

The MA -EL program has been developed in partnership with innovators in the Ontario Christian school movement. It provides a project-based, practice-oriented, and philosophically-informed education for teachers and principals in the following low-residency, hybrid (online and in-person), 3.3-year (10-term) format:




All summer courses include a one-week intensive taking place during the second-to-last week of August.


In response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, ICS has extended the standard application deadline to August 15, 2020, 12pm EST for those wishing to begin the MA-EL program in Fall 2020. No late application fees will be charged for applications received in this time frame.