University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Educational 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:Education, General
Description:The Master of Education in Educational Studies (MES) program is a part-time, course-based graduate degree program for working educators, delivered through a blend of face-to-face and online distance instruction. The MEd in Educational Studies offers leadership development for educators and administrators through either of the program strands, Leadership and School Improvement (K-12) or Leadership and Educational Improvement in Post Secondary Education. Each program is designed to provide theory, skills, and insights into practice that can be readily applied in the workplace. Educators from all fields, educational managers, and administrators may use this degree to enhance their professional knowledge and improve their educational practice. The programs, designed for working professionals in a wide number of areas, are completed in a minimum of two years through a combination of summer residencies and online courses in a cohort model.
URL:Educational Studies at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:College and Other Vocational InstructorsSchool and Guidance CounsellorsEducation Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

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.

    Minimum admission requirements are a four-year bachelor of education degree or equivalent, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a four-point scale or or equivalent (based on the last 60 units of course work). Applicants are required to have at least two years of teaching experience.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience
    Transcripts, a statement of intent, and a short biography are required with the application.

    * 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