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University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023 
University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Education (Educational Policy Studies)

[Oct. 5, 2022] Please Note - EDITORIAL UPDATE. The word Department was replaced with the word Faculty on this page. Please see Amendments to the Calendar for more information.

Program Requirements

All MEd students must declare a specialization and complete program core courses, specialization and elective courses, outlined below according to Specialization.

The MEd degree has two routes. The course-based route normally requires a minimum of 33 units in graduate courses and a 3-unit capping exercise.

The thesis-based route normally requires a minimum of 24 units in graduate courses and a thesis.

All students are admitted into the course-based route. There are limited spaces available in the thesis-based route to which students may make application following admission.  MEd students may apply for a transfer from the course-based program to a thesis-based program after completing a minimum of 9 units in the course-based program.

No language other than English is required for the degree.