- The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) program in Post-secondary studies is designed to prepare students for teaching, leadership, and research roles in a range of post-secondary settings.
- Reflecting the complex nature of contemporary post-secondary education, the program is designed to develop understanding of the role of culture, organization, and teaching and learning processes in post-secondary education, and to prepare candidates to apply their knowledge effectively in the varied teaching and administrative settings within that sector.
- Four years of full-time university study (or equivalent), including an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.
- A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of coursework.
- Two or more years of appropriate work experience.
Students have the flexibility to choose either the thesis-bases route (minimum18 credit hours plus thesis) or the course-based route (minimum 30 credit hours). The courses available for the M.Ed. program are:
- 129.540 - Development of Higher Education (3 credit hours)
- 129.708 - The Principles of Curriculum Organization and Implementation (3 credit hours)
- 129.709 - Seminar in Administrative Problems in Education (3 credit hours)*
- 129.745 - Seminar in Post-Secondary Instruction (3 credit hours)*
- 129.580 - Introduction to Educational Research (3 credit hours).
(Please note, thesis-based students must take an additional 3 credit hours of research methodology at the 700 level in Education or 300 or above in other faculties.)
- 129.744 - Seminar in Postsecondary Education
(Please note, thesis-bases students are not required to take this course)
- Course-based students are required to take an additional 12 credit hours of elective courses.
*129.709 and 129.745 are offered as dedicated sections focusing on medical education