University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Child Study and Education (CSE) (Master of Arts)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:OISE, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development
Field of Study:Child Development
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Description:The Master of Arts Program in Child Study and Education at the Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study is a degree program with elementary teacher certification. Housed in historic McCarthy House, our program admits only 45 students each year who want to pursue a career in teaching elementary school children with graduate training that may lead to a doctoral degree. The program is truly unique in the world. In addition to combining teacher education and graduate studies, our program offers intensive practicum placements in our on-site Laboratory School as well as in public school settings; you can also choose to concentrate in the areas of special education and/or early childhood.

Our distinguished faculty make significant contributions to research in the areas of child development and education and encourage students to participate in their active research projects. When you are admitted to our program, you will become a graduate student in the Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology at OISE, where you can work with and learn from faculty members in a variety of fields such as school and clinical child psychology and developmental psychology and education.
URL:Child Study and Education (CSE) (Master of Arts) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $34,220
Careers:Kindergarten TeachersPrimary School TeachersEarly Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73

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

    Admission to the two-year M.A. requires undergraduate studies equivalent to a University of Toronto four-year bachelor’s degree with standing equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year. Applicants are also required to have experience working with groups of children, preferably in positions of responsibility. Normally an interview is required prior to admission. To apply please go to:

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Successful interview

      * 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 January 25, 2018