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Master of Education (Health Sciences Education)


Program Requirements


The MEd can be taken as a thesis-based program or as a course-based program.

For the thesis-based program, students are required to complete 24 units of required coursework and a thesis.

For the course-based program, students are required to complete 33 units in graduate-level coursework, including 24 units of required courses, 6 units in elective courses, and a 3-unit capping exercise.

In addition to the required courses, students must complete the following:


Course-based Program


Elective courses (6 units)

  •  two graduate-level (500 or higher) elective courses, to be selected in consultation with their advisor.

Thesis-Based Program


  • Registration in 900-level THES.

Professional Development Requirement


Students in the course-based and thesis-based MEd in Health Sciences Education fulfill the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Professional Development Requirement  through their program.

Length of Program


The maximum time to complete the course-based MEd program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years. The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MEd program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.