University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Educational Policy Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Description:The Department of Educational Policy Studies offers master's and doctoral programs in the following specialized areas of study: Adult Education; Educational Administration and Leadership; Indigenous Peoples Education; and Theoretical, Cultural, and International Studies in Education. The Department of Educational Policy Studies strives to develop critical and creative scholars who have a substantive understanding of the important systemic and contextual factors that bear upon Canadian and international education.
URL:Educational Policy Studies at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research:Adult Education; Educational Administration and Leadership; Indigenous Peoples Education; Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education.
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational TrainingAdministrators in Education - Elementary and Secondary EducationSchool PrincipalsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    MEd students are initially admitted into the course-based route. Applicants to the master's degree must have a four-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent) that has been granted by a recognized academic institution and a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on most 4-point grading systems. Additionally, some specializations may require previous professional experience.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
    Application Notes : Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 63 in order to prove their English proficiency.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Transcripts and a Distinguished Life Experience Essay are also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 08, 2019