Adult Education (MAEd)

The Master of Adult Education (MAEd) degree is intended to prepare individuals for specialized educational roles in adult training institutions.

Some specialized areas of theory and practice within the field of adult education include:

  • lifelong learning
  • adult basic education
  • community based learning & engagement
  • adult & family literacy
  • professional and continuing education
  • distance education
  • informal and non-formal education
  • comparative education
  • post-secondary education
  • intergenerational learning
  • social advocacy & action
  • labour education

This degree can be completed in one of three program routes:

  • Thesis
  • Project
  • Course

MAEd_Program Routes (55 KB)PDF

For a list of AED classes, please refer to the Education section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) Academic Calendar.


How to Apply Guide (1.8 MB)PDF

FGSR Online Application Process

There are two application deadlines: Spring/Summer and Fall apply by February 15 or Winter apply by October 15. In addition to the Faculty of Education's application requirements all applicants must also meet the admission standards of the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research. Admission is ALWAYS subject to availability of space and supervision.

Applicants with 10 or more years of teaching or relevant professional experience who have also successfully completed a relevant undergraduate degree may have their applications considered for the mid-career admissions option.

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