Masters

Flexible and Diversified Programs

Our masters programs attract students from different backgrounds (teachers, administrators, engineers, managers, health professionals) and provide you with the knowledge and skills to create transformative learning opportunities in any professional setting.

Whether you’re coursework or research oriented, choose from flexible concentrations and online options that allow you to earn your degree while balancing other commitments, guided by top-notch professors and professional support staff committed to your success.

You may choose from the asynchronous coursework only MEd degree option to complete the program in 12 months, through asynchronous/synchronous online or hybrid, as well as in-person course offerings. Or you may want to dive into research by completing a research project (MRP degree option) or even a final thesis (MA degree).

A recent CIBC World Markets report identifies Education as one of seven top yielding master’s degrees in Canada, with an average earning premium of 86%.*

 

 

Master of Education (MEd)
Course option

Master of Education (MEd)
Major research paper option

Master of Arts in Education (MA)
Thesis option

Duration of the program 12 months: full-time
2 to 4 years: part-time
20 months: full-time
2 to 4 years: part-time
2 years: full-time
2 to 4 years: part-time

Number of courses

10 to 12 courses1 8 to 10 courses + major-research paper2 6 to 10 courses + thesis3
Research component None Major research paper required Research proposal & thesis required
Concentrations offered Counselling PsychologyHealth Professions EducationLeadership, Evaluation, Curriculum and Policy StudiesSocieties, Cultures and LanguagesStudies in Teaching and Learning |   Second Language Education

Bachelor of Education required

No No No

Admission scholarships

No No Yes

Supervisor required

No Yes (Find a supervisor) Yes (Find a supervisor)

Availability of an online program

Yes (Explore the online program) No No

Opportunity to pursue PhD studies

No Yes Yes

Examples of careers 

School Principal; Program Evaluator; Educational Policies Specialist Curriculum Designer; Consultant; Specialized trainer Government Researcher; Educational Specialist
  1. 10 courses for all concentrations except Counselling Psychology, 12 courses are required. In both cases, if you do not have a Bachelor of Education an additional course is required, ie EDU 5101.

  2. 8 courses for all concentrations except Counselling Psychology 10 courses are required. In both cases, if you do not have a Bachelor of Education an additional course is required, ie EDU 5101.

  3. 6 courses for all concentrations except for Counselling Psychology 10 courses are required.

 

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Women's Studies

The collaborative Master of Arts in Education (MA) program is designed for students from selected disciplines in arts, education, health sciences, law, social sciences, and counselling and spirituality (Saint Paul University), who have an interest in women's studies. These students have the opportunity to combine advanced studies in their primary program with analyses from a women's studies perspective.


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