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 who seek to advance into leadership positions.

Acadia University's 2022 Part-Time MEd in Inclusive Education: Equity and Social Justice cohort started in July 2022, and a new 2023 cohort is being planned for July 2023.

2023 Cohort:

Applications for the 2023 Cohort (which will start in July 2023) will open on: December 1, 2022.

  • Deadline for applications for the 2023 cohort will be: February 1, 2023.

 

  • Info Session:  Join us on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 4:30pm on Zoom to learn more about the program.

 

NOTE:  Students are responsible for contacting the teacher certification branch to determine if a program and constituent courses meet requirements for upgrades to licenses or new endorsations for a change in job designation.

 

Required Courses (all students)
  • EDUC 50H3 – Disability Studies in Education
  • EDUC 5063 – Inclusive Education and Social Justice
  • EDUC 5513 – Research Design in Education
  • For students admitted before 2021, non-thesis students may substitute EDUC 50G3 for EDUC 5513 as their required research course.
  • For students admitted before 2021, EDUC 5303 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 – Quantitative Methods in Educational Research
  • EDUC 5966 – Graduate Thesis

 

Note:

Please also 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