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UNB Fredericton

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Graduate programs in education

Advance your academic and professional career

Choose from flexible programs that suit your needs as a working professional and academic. Our courses can be taken full or part-time, as well as online and from a distance.

Pursue a dynamic master’s or PhD

Our Master of Education (MEd) is one of Canada’s most-respected graduate programs in education and offers a choice of seven concentrations for education professionals from a variety of backgrounds.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD) prepares you for educational leadership within academic, government and private sectors.

General information

How to apply

Graduate study fees

There is a term fee for research-based students who are doing the degree by thesis or project/report.

Course route students pay on a course-by-course basis.

Usual amount of time required to complete the degree

You should count on approximately 1.5 years to complete your MEd if you are a full-time student and four to five years to complete a PhD. The MEd must be completed in five years and the PhD in seven years.

Need more information?

Our graduate students handbook answers your questions on funding, registration, resources, degree requirements and much more.

For general inquiries relating to MEd and PhD programs, contact Laura Boone.

For inquiries relating to the MEd in Adult Education, Critical Studies, Curriculum Studies (online and face to face), Exceptional Learners and Instructional Design, contact Melody Pollock.

For inquiries related to PhD, MEd in Administration and Leadership (online and face to face) and Counselling, contact Carol Ann Hatheway.