Online master's degree (MEd)

A flexible e-learning experience!

Do you want to become a school director, an academic administrator, a corporate consultant, a guidance counselor or any other kind of educational leader? Do you have burning questions about teaching and learning methods and learning processes? Do you want to study through distance learning and complete your degree completely ONLINE?

Have you thought about the Master of Education (MEd) at the University of Ottawa?

The online Master’s of Education is a course-only program for part-time or full-time study at your own pace.

Minimum admission requirements:

  • B average
  • Honours bachelor’s in education or another field

Expected time to complete program:

Eight terms


Studies in Teaching and Learning

How do people learn? How do people teach? How are teaching and learning related? This concentration offers you the opportunity to explore these questions by engaging with current research and scholarship as it applies to teaching and learning processes from early childhood to adulthood.

You can study learning and teaching processes across the curriculum in a range of contexts, such as classrooms, informal settings, professional organizations and the workplace.

This concentration is offered within the Master of Education (MEd), the Master of Education (MEd online), the Master of Arts in Education (MA) and the Doctorate of Philosophy in Education (PhD).

Course and Research Themes

  • Adult education
  • Educational technologies
  • Inclusive education
  • Learning and teaching in specific curriculum subjects (e.g. mathematics, science, social studies, arts, health and physical education)
  • Professional learning and professional development
  • Theories of learning and teaching

Career Opportunities

  • School counsellor
  • School principal (BEd required)
  • Academic administrator
  • College or university teacher (undergraduate)


More Information

Second Language Education

The online Master of Education (MEd) in Second Language Education will be offered for the next academic year. If you wish to know more about this program, fill out the information request form. We will give you the information as soon as it’s available.

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