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Educational Studies [Graduate]

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Educational Studies Program
936 Education South
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G5
E-mail: mesinfo@ualberta.ca

General Information

The MEd in Educational Studies offers leadership development for educators and administrators. The program is designed to provide theory, skills, and insights into practice that can be readily applied in the workplace. The program, designed for working professionals in a wide number of areas, is completed in two years through a combination of summer residencies and online courses in a cohort model.

Entrance Requirements

The Department’s minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. The admission GPA will be calculated on the last ★60 of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework.  Applicants are required to have at least two years of teaching experience.

Where applicable, applicants must provide proof of English Language Proficiency (refer to English Language Requirement ). Any one of the following is acceptable:

  • a TOEFL score of at least 92 (Internet-based) with a score of at least 24 on speaking and writing and 21 on reading and listening, or equivalent.
  • An Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.5 on each band
  • A PTE Academic score of 63

Applicants are also required to submit a letter of intent, a current resume, and two professional letters of recommendation.

Graduate Program Requirements

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Educational Studies (EDU)

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