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LEADERSHIP, HIGHER &  ADULT EDUCATION

Higher Education Program
Master's Degrees

 
Master's Degrees in the Higher Education Program include:

  • Master of Education (MEd)
    • MEd in Higher Education

    • MEd Health Professional Education

    • MEd in Student Development and Student Services in Higher Education

  • Master of Arts (MA) 

MASTER OF EDUCATION

The Higher Education Program offers an MEd program in Higher Education, including an MEd Specializing in Health Professional Education. The programs can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis. Students in the MEd in Higher Education are required to pursue the MEd Option IV program of study. Option IV is also available in a cohort format. Students in the MEd in Health Profession Education register in the  MEd Option IV program of study. Students who entered the MEd Health Professional Education prior to 2011 may wish to transfer from Option I into Option IV. Students who prefer to write the comprehensive exam as part of their program may choose to stay in Option I. The Program Coordinator can provide more information on the MEd in Health Professional Education.

Degree Requirements:

Option IV – MEd in Higher Education (Non-Cohort Format)
a) a half course, LHA1803H - Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education, plus
b) a half course in research methods approved by the faculty advisor
c) eight half-courses, of which at least three must be in Higher Education

Option IV – MEd in Higher Education (Leadership Cohort Format)
This option will be of particular interest to working professionals and postsecondary leaders since it offers the flexibility of a cohort based and compressed format scheduling.
a) a half course, LHA1803H – Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education
b) a half course in research methods approved by the faculty advisor
c) five other sequential half courses (cohort based)
d) two elective half courses
e) a half course in equity approved by the faculty advisor

MEd Leadership Cohort 8 Starting September 2017 New
For more information about the MEd in Higher Education (Leadership Cohort Format) contact:
Dr. Katharine Janzen, Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
E-mail: katharine.janzen@utoronto.ca

Option IV - MEd in Health Professional Education
Ten half-courses in total:
a) a half course, LHA1803H - Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education
b) six half-courses, of which at least two must be courses in the Health Profession Education Field and two must be courses in general Higher Education
c) a half course in research methods approved by the faculty advisor
d) one half-course, either an elective or a required, must have an equity focus
e) one additional half-course

Option II (MEd in Health Professional Education)
a) a half course, LHA1803H - Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education, plus
b) a half course in research methods approved by the faculty advisor
c) six half-courses, of which at least two must be courses in the Health Profession Education Field and two must be courses in general Higher Education;
d) a research project (Master’s Research Paper)
e) one half course, either elective or a required, must have an equity focus

For more information about MEd in Health Professional Education, contact:
Dr. Linda Muzzin, Associate Professor
E-mail: l.muzzin@utoronto.ca

Option IV - MEd in Student Development and Student Services in Higher Education
a) one half-course, LHA1803H - Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education
b) three half-courses in Student Development and Student Services, LHA1844H, LHA1854H, LHA1856H
c) six other half-courses, of which one half-course must be from the Higher Education Program, one half-course must be in Research Methods (approved by the faculty advisor), and one half-course must have an equity focus
d) equity-focused courses must be approved by the student's faculty advisor. See the course listings in the OISE Bulletin for samples
e) depending upon and individual student's professional experience, students might be advised to take LHA1853H, Introduction to Student Services

For information about the Student Development and Student Services MEd, contact:
Dr. Stephanie Waterman, Associate Professor
E-mail: stephanie.waterman@utoronto.ca

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MASTER OF ARTS

Applicants must submit written evidence of their ability to define a research question or problem, to devise a research design, and to analyze and report research findings, all in an academically rigorous manner. This evidence must be submitted with the application. The evidence may be an undergraduate thesis, long essays or papers written for undergraduate courses, reports and studies written as part of employment, or other documents that demonstrate the applicant's ability to conduct research at the master's degree level.

Degree Requirements:
The MA program consists of eight half-courses, which must include:
a) a half course, LHA1803H - Recurring Issues in Postsecondary Education
b) a half course in research methods approved by the faculty advisor
c) six additional half-courses of which at least three must be in Higher Education
d) a thesis