Master of Education in Inclusive Education

30 credit-hours

Acadia University's Master of Education in Inclusive Education program will prepare you for a leadership role in inclusive education. Our Inclusive Education program is designed for educators who already possess some background in inclusive schooling and seek to advance into leadership positions.

In our program, courses are sequenced to provide a balanced approach, and you'll be encouraged to follow and develop your interests. You'll learn and share experiences with colleagues in dynamic courses that will offer you both theoretical grounding and practical application.

In our Inclusive Education program, you will:

  • Explore multiple perspectives of social difference.
  • Focus on equity and social justice within diverse cultural frameworks.
  • Investigate current inclusive education theory and practice from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Required Courses (all students)
  • EDUC 50H3 – Introduction to Disability Studies
  • EDUC 5063 – Foundations of Inclusive Education
  • EDUC 5303 – Principles of Assessment for Education
  • EDUC 5513 – Research Design or EDUC 50G3 – Research Literacy
  • Non-thesis students may substitute EDUC 50G3 for EDUC 5513 as their required research course.
  • For students admitted before 2015, EDUC 5123 is also a core (required) course.
Required Courses (thesis and non-thesis)
Non-thesis students

Additional requirements:

  • 18h electives selected from graduate courses offered by the School of Education or approved graduate courses offered by other departments or schools
Thesis students

Additional requirements:

  • 9h electives selected from graduate courses offered by the School of Education or approved graduate courses offered by other departments or schools
  • EDUC 5113 – Qualitative Research in Education or EDUC 5523 – Educational Statistics
  • EDUC 5966 – Graduate Thesis

 

Please be aware that it is your responsibility to monitor your own program and to ensure that you have met degree requirements.

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Features

  • Incorporates a variety of electives
  • Designed for professionals who already have experience in inclusive schooling
  • Deeply explores equity, change, and social difference
  • Thesis option available