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General Information

This program is designed to accommodate different student needs and interests related to the curriculum of schools and other educational institutions. A student may choose to focus upon curriculum theory and practice or, alternatively, on the pedagogy of a particular discipline or subject field. Concentrations in supporting leaerners with diverse needs and exceptionalities (SLDNE), educational technology are also offered. Programs are developed in consultation with the faculty advisor, who must approve all course selections.

Admission Requirements

Minimum requirements for admission to the program are a bachelor’s degree and evidence of one year successful teaching experience (or equivalent). For those teaching in the public school system, a BEd or its equivalent is also required. Those involved in education other than in the school system do not require a BEd for admittance to the program and are encouraged to apply. Additional specific requirements may be in place for certain cohorts and concentrations.

Only students who show the potential to perform well in graduate studies (normally a minimum B average (GPA of 3.0) in previous university coursework will be considered for admission.

This degree may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis and a variety of delivery modes are possible.


Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2024-2025 academic year which runs from September 01, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

For information on previous years, please consult the University Academic Calendars web page.

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