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

Students may complete this degree in one of three program routes:

  • Thesis
  • Project
  • Course

MAEd_Program Outline PDF

Please refer to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research website for a full list of courses.

Admission

How to Apply Guide PDF

FGSR Online Application Process

There are two application deadlines for this program: February 15th for admission into the Spring/Summer or Fall terms, and October 15th for admission into the Winter term. 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 and have successfully completed a relevant undergraduate degree may submit an application into the mid-career admissions option.

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