18 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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In this Elementary and Middle School Education program from Mount Saint Vincent University, you will focus on curriculum and teaching, discovering how theory affects and informs educational practice. Students can complete an MA or an MEd in Elementary and Middle School Education.

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What you will study in Elementary & Middle School Education

The focus on curriculum in order to help you to become a more effective teacher. You will study the theories that support teaching practices in elementary, middle, and junior high schools focusing on one or more subject areas central to the elementary and middle school curriculum: science, social studies, mathematics, language arts, or French.

Complete Your Degree Online

At the Mount, we are committed to providing our students with flexible and accessible learning options. We understand that you may be working, studying full-time, or balancing the demands of your family, your career, and your education, and we’re ready to help you succeed. Our Grad Studies in Elementary and Middle School Education can be done completely online and is available as a part-time program that can be done in as little as 2 years. Students have up to 5 years to complete their degree.

Your Career

The Elementary and Middle School Education program from Mount Saint Vincent University will help you to become a more effective classroom teacher, or to develop the skills that you need to become an effective educational administrator. Graduates of our programs are working as classroom and community teachers, principals, vice-principals and school board administrators, as consultants and curriculum developers, and as scholars, researchers, and university and college instructors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Arts
  • Foundations
  • French
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Values/Morals/Religious Education
  • General Courses

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to a Master of Education degree program, the student must ordinarily have:

  • a bachelor’s degree and a Bachelor of Education or equivalent, and
  • at least one year of successful teaching experience, normally at the elementary or middle school level.

Only students who have shown 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.


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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