Education (Master of Education program)
Master of Education
|Faculty of Education|
|September, January or May|
|Twelve to 16 months, based on full-time study|
At UOIT, the graduate programs in Education are designed specifically to prepare future leaders and specialists in learning and technology. The Master of Education (MEd) is unique and at the leading edge in both its objectives and approaches to learning online.
At UOIT, the graduate programs in Education are designed specifically to prepare future leaders and specialists in learning and technology, and meet the needs of the constituents within this social context. The MEd is unique and at the leading edge in both its objectives and approaches to learning online. Not only does this program deal with the most recent issues around the interactions between digital technology and education, but the professors do so using approaches that favour collaborative learning, co-construction of knowledge, and peer tutoring. Finally, all this is designed with you in mind and built on the university's institutional strength in digital technology and the Faculty of Education's focus on learning with technology.
The field of Education and Digital Technologies within the MEd builds on the institutional strengths of information and communication technologies at UOIT. Those students who are interested in a more general MEd can take courses in a variety of key areas.
Students enrolled in all graduate programs in Education will take their courses online, which includes weekly video conferencing meetings.
The MEd program is available with either a course only or project option; however, all students will commence the program in the course only option. Students may request a transfer to the project option after the successful completion of the first four courses.
- Hold a four-year honours undergraduate degree, or a three-year university degree and a Bachelor of Education degree, from a Canadian university or their equivalent from a recognized institution; and
- Minimum overall academic standing of a B (GPA: 3.0 on a 4.3 scale or 73 to 76 per cent), with a minimum B average in the last two full-time years (four semesters) of undergraduate work or equivalent.
Required program-specific documentation (in addition to all general document requirements):
Please see general document requirements.
An admission interview may be required.
Required test scores for English language proficiency:
* UOIT Graduate Studies only accepts IELTS scores in the Academic testing format. Scores from the IELTS General Training format will not be accepted.
Applicants must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Office of Graduate Studies.
TOEFL Code: 7178
Note: The computer-based TOEFL test has been replaced by the Internet-based TOEFL test.
Application deadlines vary by program. Please visit the application deadlines page for specific dates. Note that the application deadlines listed are for both the online application and all supporting documentation.
How to apply
Applications for admission to all graduate studies programs are submitted online. There are five steps you must go through to complete the application process. Visit the application process and requirements page for step-by-step instructions.
For program requirements, including required number of credits for completion, program maps and course descriptions, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar and Course Catalogue
Tuition fees for graduate programs at UOIT are charged on a flat-fee or fee-per-credit basis and vary by program and student status.
For current, specific fees and details on flat-fee versus fee-per-credit programs, please visit the Tuition and Fees section of the Graduate Studies website.