Community-Based MEd

The Faculty of Education is accepting applications for Community Based Master's programs.For more information about

  • Possible future CBM programs please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator, Linda Jiang: edgrad@uregina.ca
  • Partnerships with Gabriel Dumont Institute – Prince Albert, please contact the program coordinator Michael Relland michael.relland@gdi.gdins.org

Application Requirements

  • Two years work experience in the field of education
  • Minimum four-year Bachelor’s degree--usually BEd
  • Overall GPA (average) of 70% or higher
  • Completed application form
  • Two letters of reference
  • Letter of intent
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • University transcripts

Program Philosophy

The Community-Based Master of Education has been designed to provide a unique cohort model of graduate education to educators in off-campus locations in order to more effectively link theory to local educational issues and practice. This program is for educators seeking an innovative and meaningful graduate degree program which allows you to:

  • obtain a graduate degree in your community
  • participate in a cohort with your local educational needs in mind
  • gain access to high quality, relevant professional development

Program Overview

A cohort of students forms a community of learners who are able to support each other in their learning using appropriate technology to communicate with each other. A program coordinator enhances program integrity by ensuring the integration of courses through interaction with instructors, and also by providing the necessary support for students.

The program incorporates the following elements:

  • a full University of Regina, MEd degree
  • a 30 credit hour program: 10 courses offered on-site over a two-two and a half year period;
  • a cohort of students, forming a community of learners who are able to support each other in their learning;
  • a flexible course delivery, including weekend sessions, summer institutes, and online distance education;
  • the use of information technology to better support links between students and with instructors;
  • content themes tailored to respond to community and student needs, and
  • opportunities to engage in relevant applied research, utilizing current research methods to address contemporary educational issues in schools and communities.
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