M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Psychology and Special Education

24 months
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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There are two majors available in this program which provide students the opportunity to specialize in the areas of School and Counselling Psychology; Special Education; and Measurement and Evaluation. Apply to the Educational Psychology and Special Education MEd program offered by University of Saskatchewan.


The Educational Psychology and Special Education MEd program is offered by University of Saskatchewan.

School and Counselling Psychology

This two-year full-time thesis program integrates research and practice, and is unique across Canada in providing training in both school psychology and counselling psychology.  The program prepares future counsellors and psychologists who provide direct (assessment, intervention) and indirect (consultative, collaborative, advocacy) psychological services to children, youth, young adults, their families, school personnel, and the community working as members of interdisciplinary teams in various  academic, research, school, mental health, government, community agency, and private practice settings.

Special Education or Measurement and Evaluation

This research intensive program is designed to prepare practitioners and researchers with specialization in either Special Education or Measurement & Evaluation. Students can enroll in the thesis route  or course-based route. Program graduates in the special education stream are prepared to assume leadership or consultative positions in schools/school divisions, government agencies, businesses or post-secondary institutions. Program graduates in the Measurement & Evaluation stream may obtain employment as data analysts, research scientists, test developers, research consultants, classroom and large-scale assessment specialists, certification and credentialing professionals, and psychometricians at research and testing organizations. Graduates of the program typically pursue careers as consultants, administrators, program designers/evaluators, or undertake further graduate work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning
  • Situated Learners Contexts of Learning and Development
  • Self Discipline Developing Responsible Learners
  • Essentials of Assessing Student Learning
  • Exceptional Learners

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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Cumulative Weighted Average of at least 70% (University of Saskatchewan grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e., 60 credit units)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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