18 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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As you pursue a graduate degree in Educational Psychology at Mount Saint Vincent University, you will develop a deep understanding of the ways that people learn—the processes that allow us to acquire new information, and to develop new skills. 

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As you earn your Master’s degree in Educational Psychology , you will pursue one area of concentration:

  • Education of the Blind or Visually Impaired
  • Education of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Our next MEd program will tentatively begin in April 2022. Check back regularly for information about when we will begin to accept applications.
  • Evaluation: Our MEd programs are under review. We are not currently accepting applications to this program concentration.
  • Human Relations: Our MEd programs are under review. We are not currently accepting applications to this program concentration.

Your Career

Our degrees will help you to develop your career as a classroom teacher, an itinerant teacher, or an educational consultant with learners who are blind/visually impaired or deaf/hard of hearing, an educator outside the public school system, or an educational administrator by obtaining advanced knowledge and skills in a concentrated area within the field of Educational Psychology.

Graduates of the Educational Psychology program at Mount Saint Vincent University are working as classroom, itinerant, and community teachers, educators in the corporate, government, arts and not-for-profit sectors, consultants, administrators, scholars, and university and college instructors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics 
  • Theories of Learning and Instruction
  • Program Evaluation
  • Problems in Educational Measurement and Assessment
  • Evaluation in the Classroom 
  • Values Reasoning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirements for admission to the human relations and evaluation concentrations are a bachelor’s degree and evidence of one year successful teaching or equivalent professional experience. For those teaching in the public school system, a BEd or its equivalent is also required.
  • Minimum requirements for admission to the concentrations for the education of the blind or visually impaired and for the education of the deaf or hard of hearing are a Bachelor of Education or equivalent and one year successful teaching experience in the public school system. For teachers with previous training in the education of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing, a thesis option is available.
  • Only students who show the potential to perform well in graduate studies, normally a minimum average of B (GPA 3.0) and positive letters of recommendation will be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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