Applied Human Nutrition

Master of Applied Human Nutrition
Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

· The Master of Applied Human Nutrition will provide students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. The program requires the completion of 5.0 units of coursework. Degree requirements may be completed on a part-time basis.

 

Master of Applied Human Nutrition (MAHN) with Internship:

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

· The Master of Applied Human Nutrition with Internship will provide students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. This program requires the completion of 5.0 units of coursework as well as the Internship Education Program. The Internship Education Program enables students to build on theoretical knowledge and internship experiences to fulfill the competencies required by PDEP to reach entry-level professional dietetic competence. The internship program is completed as an addition to all graduate requirements.

 

Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

· The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition is a thesis-based program which provides students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. This program comprises three and a half units of course work and one and half units of thesis research. Degree requirements may be completed on a part-time basis.

 

Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition with Internship

Brief content (from academic calendar):

The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition is a thesis-based program which provides students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. This program comprises three and a half units of course work and one and half units of thesis research along with the Internship Education Program. The Internship Education Program enables students to build on theoretical knowledge and internship experiences to fulfill the competencies required by PDEP to reach entry-level professional dietetic competence. The internship program is completed as an addition to all graduate requirements

Child & Youth Study

Master of Arts in Child & Youth Study

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– Our Master of Arts program in Child and Youth Study will help you to develop an understanding of issues that affect children and youth in our region, in Canada, and around the world. In this thesis-based program, you will conduct focused and relevant original research in areas like early intervention, child and youth development, social justice, race and ethnic relations, child and youth health and wellness, play, and more. The program requires a minimum of 5.0 units, including a 1.0 unit thesis.

Public Relations and Communication Studies

Master of Public Relations

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– Our Master of Public Relations degree will enable students to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in research, management, problem-solving and issues in the field of Public Relations. This program requires the completion of 5.0 units which includes a 0.5-unit project seminar.

 

Master of Arts in Communications

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Communications degree is a thesis-based program that enables students to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in research, management, problem-solving and issues in the field of Public Relations. This program requires the completion of 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0-unit thesis.

Family Studies and Gerontology

Master of Arts in Family studies and Gerontology

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology is a professional degree aimed at individuals who require broad-based professional knowledge in the fields of practice associated with family studies and/or gerontology. This program requires the completion of 3.5 units of coursework and a 1.5 unit thesis.

 

Master of Family Studies and Gerontology

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master’s in Family Studies and Gerontology is a professional degree aimed at individuals who require broad-based professional knowledge in the fields of practice associated with family studies and/or gerontology. This program requires the completion of 2.0 units of required courses, 1.0 unit of coursework in either family studies or gerontology, and 2.0 units of additional elective courses from within the program. Students are required to take 1.0 unit of either family studies content (GFSG 6610 and GFSG 6612) or gerontology content (GFSG 6609 and GFSG 6611), depending on their career focus.

Women and Gender Studies

Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies is awarded jointly by Mount Saint Vincent University and Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This dynamic program emphasizes the interdisciplinary basis of Women and Gender Studies, its community linkage, and its grounding in feminist theories and methodology. This program requires the completion of 3.0 units of coursework plus a 2.0 unit thesis.

Education

Curriculum Studies

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– A Master’s degree in Curriculum Studies will help you to develop the advanced skills to address different student needs and interests by examining how curriculum affects student success. Our program offers several areas of concentration or fields of interest to accomplish your goals. Concentrations in Supporting learners with Diverse Needs & Exceptionalities, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Technology Integration are currently offered.

Master of Education Curriculum Studies

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Curriculum Studies degree is a non-thesis degree program consisting of 5.0 units of coursework. Students follow a program of study which blends compulsory components with options drawn from required and elective courses.

 

Master of Arts in Education Curriculum Studies

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Curriculum Studies program consists of 4.0 units of study plus a 1.0 unit thesis. A student may focus upon curricular theory and practice, or alternatively, a student may elect to study the pedagogy of a particular discipline or subject field.

 

Master of Education Curriculum Studies: Concentration SLDNE

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education (Curriculum Studies): Supporting Learners with Diverse Needs and Exceptionalities program meets the general requirements for the MEd (Curriculum Studies). It is a non-thesis graduate degree consisting of 5.0 units of coursework including a project. Students admitted to this concentration will follow a prescribed set of courses designed to explore, consider, and analyze how school organizational structures and overall culture can become responsive to the strengths, needs and interests of learners.

 

Master of Arts in Education Curriculum Studies TESOL

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum Studies): Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is a specialty program designed for educators working with English as a second or additional language learners in a variety of local and international contexts. This thesis-based program integrates theory, research, and practice in an educational experience that promotes and values expertise and professionalism.

 

Master of Education TESOL

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program is a specialty program designed for educators working with English as a second or additional language learners in a variety of local and international contexts. The program integrates theory, research, and practice in an educational experience that promotes and values expertise and professionalism.

 

Educational foundations

Master of Education Educational Foundations

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Educational Foundations program explores the “foundations of education”. The foundations of education consist of three distinct scholarly traditions of practice – philosophy of education, history of education, and sociology of education – that inform education and conceptualize frameworks for education research. This program requires the completion of 5.0 units of coursework.

 

Master of Arts in Educational Foundations

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Educational Foundations is a thesis-based program which requires the completion of 5.0 units: 4.0 units of coursework plus a 1.0 unit thesis. The “foundations of education” are three distinct scholarly traditions of practice – philosophy of education, history of education, and sociology of education – that inform education and conceptualize frameworks for education research.

 

Educational Psychology

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Educational Psychology program offers a Master of Education non-thesis and Master of Arts in Education thesis degree programs in several concentrations: Evaluation, Human Relations, Education of the Blind or Visually Impaired and Education of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Master of Education Educational Psychology Education of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Educational Psychology Education of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired concentration is offered by Mount Saint Vincent University with the support of the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA). Consisting of 5.5 units of coursework, this program focuses on the education of students with visual impairments and is designed to prepare educators to become specialists in the education of those who are blind or visually impaired. Students should be aware that this program is a part-time program and is offered using a combination of on-campus summer institutes which are compulsory, distance delivery using various means such as Moodle, and entails a practicum located in various geographic areas.

 

Education of students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Concentration

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Educational Psychology Education of students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing concentration is offered by Mount Saint Vincent University with the support of the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA). Consisting of 5.5 units of coursework, this program is designed to prepare educators to become specialists in the education of those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Providing for the educational needs of this population requires not only a solid background in general education and the principles of inclusion, but also highly specialized experience and skills to meet the unique needs of these learners. Students should be aware that this program is a part-time program and is offered using a combination of on-campus summer institutes which are compulsory, distance delivery using various means such as Moodle, and entails a practicum located in various geographic areas.

 

Master of Education Educational Psychology Evaluation Concentration

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Educational Psychology Evaluation concentration is designed to provide a critical examination of, and skill enhancement in various aspects of evaluation practice including evaluation in the classroom, program evaluation and psychometrics (testing). Current issues in Evaluation are explored, accompanied by an examination of various ideas about research, teaching and learning, as they relate to evaluation. In addition, this 5.0 unit degree provides preparation to undertake research.

 

Master of Arts in Education Educational Psychology Evaluation Concentration

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Educational Psychology Evaluation concentration is designed to provide a critical examination of, and skill enhancement in various aspects of evaluation practice including evaluation in the classroom, program evaluation and psychometrics (testing). Current issues in Evaluation are explored, accompanied by an examination of various ideas about research, teaching and learning, as they relate to evaluation. In addition, this thesis-based program provides preparation to undertake research with 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0 unit thesis.

 

Master of Education Educational Psychology Human Relations Concentration

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Educational Psychology Human Relations concentration is designed to support the development of elementary and secondary school teachers and administrators, and other educators, including nurse educators, community college educators, personnel in the Department of National Defence, and others, in the area of human relations. This concentration is designed to help educators respond effectively to their multiple roles by becoming more adept with issues in the area of human relations, while maintaining teaching as their central responsibility. This program requires the completion of 5.0 units of coursework.

 

Master of Arts in Education Educational Psychology Human Relations Concentration

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Educational Psychology Human Relations concentration is designed to support the development of elementary and secondary school teachers and administrators, and other educators, including nurse educators, community college educators, personnel in the Department of National Defence, and others, in the area of human relations. This thesis-based program is designed to help educators respond effectively to their multiple roles by becoming more adept with issues in the area of human relations, while maintaining teaching as their central responsibility. This program requires the completion of 4.0 units of coursework plus a 1.0 unit thesis.

 

Elementary and Middle school Education

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The MEd and MA programs in Elementary and Middle School Education are curriculum-based and are primarily concerned with teacher development. The programs focus on curriculum, teaching, and the relationship between them. They are grounded in a broad concept of research that encourages the critical examination of teaching in elementary and middle and junior high schools. Throughout the program students examine their own teaching and are encouraged to develop their own curriculum materials.

Master of Education Elementary and Middle school education

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Elementary and Middle School Education program is curriculum based and is largely concerned with teacher development. Grounded in the broad concept of research that encourages the critical examination of teaching in elementary and middle and junior high school. Throughout the 5.0 unit program, students

examine their own teaching and are encouraged to develop their own curriculum materials. Some students may be required to complete additional prerequisite courses.

 

Master of Arts in Education Elementary and Middle school education

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Elementary and Middle School Education program is curriculum based and is primarily concerned with teacher development. Grounded in the broad concept of research that encourages the critical examination of teaching in elementary and middle and junior high school. Throughout, students examine their own teaching and are encouraged to develop their own curriculum materials. This program requires the completion of 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0 unit thesis. Some students may be required to complete additional prerequisite courses.

 

Literacy Education

The Master of Education Literacy Education

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Literacy Education program is intended to help educators respond confidently and effectively to the varied and complex demands of fostering literacy learning in a range of contexts including schools and community sites. This 5.0 unit degree may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. The MEd degree is available at some off-campus locations.

 

The Master of Arts in Education Literacy Education

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Literacy Education program is intended to help educators respond confidently and effectively to the varied and complex demands of fostering literacy learning in a range of contexts including schools and community sites. This program requires the completion of 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0 unit thesis and may be completed on a part-time basis.

 

Lifelong Learning

Master of Education Studies in Lifelong Learning

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Education Studies in Lifelong Learning uses a critical analytical approach to prepare those concerned with lifelong learning to work and learn in a variety of lifelong learning contexts and to address a range of contemporary learning challenges. This 5.0 unit program also includes a project.

 

Master of Arts in Education Studies in Lifelong Learning

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in Education Studies in Lifelong Learning is a thesis-based program which uses a critical analytical approach to prepare those concerned with lifelong learning to work and learn in a variety of lifelong learning contexts and to address a range of contemporary learning challenges. This program requires the completion 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0 unit thesis. This degree may be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis.

School Psychology

Master of Arts in School Psychology

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Master of Arts in School Psychology is a two-year full-time speciality program which prepares students to enter the profession of school psychology. The program is designed to address the academic, research and professional practice requirements for registration/licensing as a psychologist in provinces/territories where master’s level preparation is permitted. As well, the program is designed to enable participants to move to doctoral level programs.

 

Research Master of Arts:

Brief content (from graduate academic calendar):

– The Research Master of Arts degree is intended for those who wish to pursue specialized scholarly study under the supervision of a full-time faculty member of the Faculty of Education. The degree can be taken in connection with any of the graduate program areas offered by the Faculty of Education; the focus of the degree is research. The degree requires a minimum of 5.0 units. Coursework will vary according to the background of the student. The thesis can count for a minimum of 1.0 unit and a maximum of 5.0 units.