Program Description

This course-based program will enable you to examine philosophical orientations, conceptual frameworks, and research methodologies relevant to the study of Canadian Education. The program objectives will be accomplished through the completion of nine courses, followed by the capstone course, the Final Project Seminar including an internship at a local school board or the Ministry of Education. A great way to experience the Canadian educational system first hand.

You will study and live in Canada for 16 consecutive months. This program includes 10 prescribed courses completed over 4 terms.

Students can choose one of three specializations:

  • Curriculum
  • Educational Administration
  • Language Acquisition, Culture and Society

Courses May Include

  • Research in Education
  • Qualitative Methods in Educational Research
  • Fundamentals of Curriculum Theory and Development
  • Comparative and International Education
  • Organizational Behaviour in Educational Institutions
  • Educational Policy Analysis
  • Sociological Aspects of Education
  • Approaches to Literacy Development
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Issues in Education
  • Final Project Seminar

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this Master of Education program move into administrative roles in school boards and government.

Intake: September

Class Size: 25-35 students

Entry Requirements

Confirmation of successful completion of a Bachelor of Education (or equivalent) from an academic institution approved by the University of Windsor. Applicants with a four-year honours degree in related fields may be considered.

Evidence of having obtained a cumulative grade point average in the B range overall and at least a B standing in the last two years of your academic studies (when converted to Ontario standards).

Demonstrated English proficiency by meeting or exceeding a 7.0 score in the IELTS test or a TOEFL score of 100 (ibt).

Three letters of reference (should address the applicant’s ability to engage in academic work and scholarly study).

A successful interview with a representative from the University of Windsor may be required.

A personal statement discussing why you wish to do graduate studies in the area of educational studies and how it fits into your plan for entry into the workforce as a working professional and/or scholar.

*English programming is available if you need extra training prior to entry into the academic program or have received lower than the required test score. A supplementary Academic Writing course may also be required.

Enrolment is limited. Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the above minimum requirements and those who have at least one year of successful professional experience in education. Please visit our website for the application instructions.

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24,000 CAD
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