Secondary Education

University of Alberta

M.Ed. On Campus
24 months
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta is widely recognized nationally and internationally for its outstanding graduate programs and regularly attracts students from around the world.


Why Graduate Studies in Secondary Education at the University of Alberta

  • Strong and active graduate community comprised of Canadian and international students, many of whom are in residence.
  • Commitment to providing doctoral students with experiences in all three areas of academic life: research, teaching and service.
  • Opportunity to interact with all of the internationally renowned scholars in the department.
  • Graduates leave with strong curriculum vitae which position them well for employment in academic and professional contexts.
  • Graduates hold faculty and leadership positions in universities, ministries of education and school districts in Canada and around the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Aboriginal and Indigenous Curricululm Perspectives
  • Career and Technology Studies
  • Digital Technologies in Education
  • English Language Arts Education
  • Fine Arts Education and Media Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Application documents

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Intent
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Secondary Education
University of Alberta


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