OISE Program Finder

MA in Adult Education and Community Development

Are you interested in social change, social justice, and/or activism? This research-based thesis degree focuses on individual and collective learning in places where people come together to create social change, including communities, workplaces, and social movements. It helps you develop skills for education, community, and organizational roles in a wide range of settings in public, private, and voluntary sectors.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Adult Education and Community Development

Are you interested in social change, social justice, and/or activism? This professional, course-based degree program introduces students to practical applications and theoretical concepts for use in a wide variety of adult learning and community development environments. It helps you develop skills for education, community and organizational development roles in public, private and voluntary sector settings.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Adult Education and Community Development

Are you committed to social justice and activism and hoping to teach from a cutting-edge radical perspective at universities or elsewhere? This program provides opportunities for advanced study in the theoretical foundations of adult education and community development and in the application of such knowledge to practice.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

MA in Child Study and Education

Field: Practice-Based Inquiry (PBI) in Psychology and Educational Practice

Become an exemplary teacher-leader through this unique teacher education program that emphasizes inquiry, child-centred education and research-informed practice. Located in OISE's award-winning laboratory school, this program will help you master your teaching skills through extensive child study and practice teaching. In addition, this field of study will help you develop the collaborative inquiry and data-based decision making skills you need to continuously grow, improve and lead in the field.

Upon graduation, you'll be able to apply to become a registered elementary teacher (primary/junior) with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

APHD + Full-time + MA + Teacher +

MA in Child Study and Education

Field: Research-Intensive Training (RIT) in Psychology and Educational Practice

This program, which emphasizes inquiry, child-centred education and research-informed practice, is designed for those with strong research backgrounds interested in teaching as well as research in psychology and education. Located in OISE's award-winning laboratory school, this program will develop your research and teaching skills through extensive child study, practice teaching and a major research paper.

Upon graduation, you'll be able to apply to become a registered elementary teacher (primary/junior) with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

This field is not accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

APHD + Full-time + MA + Teacher +

EdD in Child Study and Education

Are you an education professional who is looking to further your expertise and knowledge in areas of child study with a focus on special education and security, child and youth well-being? This cohort-based program is designed for you. Specialize in one of three areas of emphasis: early years, special education, or wellbeing and mental health.
No offer of admissions will be made to the program pending final approval by the Quality Council and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

EdD + APHD + Full-time +

MA in Counselling and Clinical Psychology

Field: Clinical and Counselling Psychology

This program prepares you for a career as a practitioner or researcher in a variety of clinical and counselling environments. Upon completion, you can apply to become a registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

APHD + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA + Psychologist +

PhD in Counselling and Clinical Psychology

Field: Clinical and Counselling Psychology

This program develops your research and theoretical knowledge in counselling and clinical psychology, and provides you with assessment skills, and knowledge in training in a range of professional issues. It also prepares you to apply for registration as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

APHD + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD + Psychologist +

MEd in Counselling Psychology

Field: Counselling and Psychotherapy

Learn and develop your counselling skills for a variety of settings, from community mental health to family service environments. Through coursework and an optional practicum component, this program provides you with the basic preparation for certification as a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) as well as a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

APHD + Full-time + Part-time + MEd + Psychotherapist +

MEd in Counselling Psychology

Field: Global Mental Health and Counselling Psychology

Do you aspire to work in the field of mental health and counselling psychology in a global context? The international focus of this program will provide you with the academic and guided professional experience needed to contribute to mental health service development initiatives in diverse nations across the world.

APHD + Full-time + MEd +

MEd in Counselling Psychology

Field: Guidance and Counselling

Designed primarily for experienced teachers who want to specialize in guidance and counselling in schools, this program provides you with the basic academic preparation for certification as a Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).

APHD + Full-time + Part-time + MEd + Counsellor +

EdD in Counselling Psychology

Field: Counselling and Psychotherapy

Are you a counselling professional working in an education and/or community setting who is looking for an opportunity for advanced study in counselling theory and practice? This program will develop and hone your skills for effective supervision and consultation, and for the development and assessment of student counselling services.

APHD + Full-time + EdD +

EdD in Counselling Psychology

Field: School Psychology

Are you ready to take on leadership positions in counselling and psychotherapy in educational and community contexts? In this professional doctorate program, you will acquire advanced training in psychological assessments, psychosocial and instructional interventions, and professional consultation, training and supervision.

APHD + Full-time + Funded + EdD +

MA in Curriculum and Pedagogy

In this research-based program, you will investigate how curriculum can shape educational experiences in both informal and formal settings. If you wish to pursue doctoral studies, this program is for you.

This program offers seven program emphases: Critical Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy; Arts in Education; Digital Technologies in Education; Indigenous Education and Decolonization; Qualitative Methodologies; Science, Math and Technology; and Well-being.

CTL + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Are you working in the field of education and looking to develop a more well-rounded understanding of the theory and landscape of education and its related subfields? In this program, you'll explore how curriculum can shape educational experiences in formal and informal settings.

This program offers seven program emphases: Critical Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy; Arts in Education; Digital Technologies in Education; Indigenous Education and Decolonization; Qualitative Methodologies; Science, Math and Technology; and Well-being.

CTL + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

MEd in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Field: Online Teaching and Learning

Want to design and deliver powerful virtual learning experiences? This will program will give you a solid understanding of research in online education and training, and proficiency with a wide variety of modern virtual technologies.

CTL + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Are you an educator who aspires to transform student experience through critical and innovative approaches to curriculum and pedagogy? This program explores how curriculum can shape educational experiences in both formal and informal settings. It provides those who wish to contribute new knowledge regarding curriculum and teaching innovation with opportunities for advanced study in a variety of areas, including: urban schools, educational technology, online learning, instructional design and more.

This program offers seven program emphases: Critical Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy; Arts in Education; Digital Technologies in Education; Indigenous Education and Decolonization; Qualitative Methodologies; Science, Math and Technology; and Well-being.

CTL + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

MA in Developmental Psychology and Education

Are you interested in developmental psychology and human development, and their implications for children's well-being? Do you wish to pursue an academic or research-based career? If so, this thesis-based program is for you.

APHD + Funded + Full-time + MA +

MEd in Developmental Psychology and Education

Are you an education practitioner who aspires to improve student success through innovative approaches to learning and teaching? If so, this program was designed for you. Develop a comprehensive understanding of developmental psychology, mental health and human development and the implications of these areas for practice with children in educational and other applied settings.

APHD + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Developmental Psychology and Education

This program is intended to further advance a student's knowledge of developmental psychology and human development, and their implications for children's well-being. Through systematic training in developmental research, students will develop advanced theoretical and applied knowledge about child development.

Are you a professional working in the area of early learning? The Early Learning Emphasis Cohort is offered every three years and prepares you to become a leader in your field, ready to make contributions to local and global practice, research and policy.

APHD + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

MA in Educational Leadership and Policy

Do you hope to become a future educational leader? Are you curious and passionate about researching, critiquing and advancing issues of educational leadership, policy, social diversity and change, particularly relating to PK-12 education systems? This program will advance your understanding and capacity to develop theory and conduct research relating to leadership and policy concerns in education.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Educational Leadership and Policy

Are you a current educational leader who aspires to further develop their knowledge of policy, leadership, change and social diversity in and for the PK-12 education system? This program with equip you with knowledge and skills to engage in and critique approaches to leadership and policy to support roles at various levels in the school system or in related careers.

Part-time Online/Hybrid Cohort option:
Students may be able to complete all courses online. Check website for details.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy

Are you looking to further advance your knowledge of educational leadership, policy, social diversity and change, particularly relating to PK-12 education? This program helps develop your capacity as a scholar who can understand, critique, and advance educational leadership and policy theories and who can successfully conduct advanced research to inform PK-12 education policy and practice.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

EdD in Educational Leadership and Policy

Are you a working professional educator looking to develop the intellectual and research skills that will help refine your practice as a leader in educational systems? This doctoral cohort program is specifically designed for you. It concentrates on elements of theory and research concerning leadership, policy, social diversity and educational leadership that assist in understanding and resolving problems confronted by practicing administrators.

Please note that we are not accepting EdD cohort applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

EdD + LHAE + Full-time +

EdD in Educational Leadership and Policy

Field: International Educational Leadership and Policy

Are you a mid-career professional working for international organizations, governments, foundations and nongovernmental agencies on issues related to educational leadership and policy? This specialized doctoral cohort in International Educational Leadership and Policy is designed to help you advance your career through a professional doctorate. Students meet for a two-week intensive program at the University of Toronto each year.

LHAE + Full-time + EdD +

MA in Higher Education

Do you want to build towards a research career in higher education? Are you seeking the knowledge and skills needed to pursue teaching, policy, institutional and administrative and careers related to higher education? This research-stream program was designed for you. This program prepares you to pursue doctoral studies in higher education and related fields.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Higher Education

Field: Higher Education

Are you a higher education professional wanting to advance your career and gain a research-informed understanding of how colleges and universities work? Do you want to work in policy or administration in higher education? This course-based, professional degree can help by increasing your understanding of issues confronting individual institutions and the postsecondary system.

The Higher Education field offers a Leadership Cohort stream, available in select years. You register part-time and classes are generally offered in a compressed format to suit working professionals. You must specify interest in the cohort in your Statement of Intent, admission to the program does not guarantee membership in the Leadership Cohort.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

MEd in Higher Education

Field: Education in the Professions

This program introduces you to the postsecondary education context and provides the knowledge and skills required to address issues that occur in the traditional professions and fields that are undergoing professionalization. This course-based program welcomes anyone from a wide range of sectors, including health, engineering, law and law enforcement.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

MEd in Higher Education

Field: Student Development and Student Services in Higher Education

Are you a student development and student services professional and want to advance your career? This course-based, professional degree program helps you acquire the evidence and experientially-based knowledge and skills to provide leadership in various types of postsecondary institutions.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Higher Education

This program provides the knowledge and research skills for you to pursue a career as a researcher in the field of higher education, or a career in colleges, universities, government agencies, professional associations and international organizations as a higher education expert in policy, leadership and administration.

Are you a current or emerging community college leader? The Community College Leadership (CCL) Cohort is offered in select years and is designed to meet your needs. Topics include system organization, policy, governance, mission, college functions, equity and social justice, educational philosophy and research methods.

LHAE + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

EdD in Higher Education

Do you aspire to advance as a research-grounded professional to positions of leadership in higher education administration or policy? This program is designed for you. It provides the knowledge and research skills to pursue careers in colleges, universities, government agencies, professional associations and international organizations as a higher education expert.

The program may be commenced on a part-time basis, but one-year of full-time study is required and continuous full-time registration must be maintained thereafter.

This program is not accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.

LHAE + Full-time + Part-time + EdD +

MA in Language and Literacies Education

Are you interested in investigating questions about the relationships of literacies in language or language in literacies across communities, societies, instructional environments and informal learning settings? In this research-based program, you will deepen your knowledge of curriculum, instruction, learning and policies for education in Indigenous, official, international/heritage, and sign languages, as well as in first and additional language and literacies.

CTL + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Language and Literacies Education

Are you interested in investigating questions about the relationships of literacies in language or language in literacies across communities, societies, instructional environments and informal learning settings? In this course-based program, you will deepen your knowledge of curriculum, instruction, learning and policies for education in Indigenous, official, international/heritage, and sign languages, as well as in first and additional language and literacies. The MEd also offers a special concentration in Language Teaching (on a full-time basis only).

CTL + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

MEd in Language and Literacies Education

Field: Language Teaching

Are you interested in enhancing your career as a language teacher? The MEd Field in Language Teaching combines general inquiry into the relationship between languages and literacies with a specific focus on curriculum, instruction, learning, assessment and policies for education in Indigenous, official, international/heritage, and sign languages. The program includes two required core courses, several elective courses from which to choose, and an optional practicum component for more novice language teachers. This program does not lead to Ontario College of Teachers or to TESL Ontario certification.

MEd + Full-time + CTL +

PhD in Language and Literacies Education

Are you interested in the relationships of literacies in language or language in literacies across communities, societies, instructional environments and informal learning settings? In this program, you will deepen your knowledge of a wide-range of curriculum, instruction, learning and policies for education Indigenous, official, international/heritage, and sign languages, as well as in first and additional language and literacies.

Research areas include, but are not limited to, studies of language learning; methodology and organization of classroom instruction; language and/or literacy policies; assessment and program evaluation; development of multiliteracies, and social justice issues related to plurilingualism and cultural diversity.

CTL + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

MA in School and Clinical Child Psychology

Are you passionate about improving the mental health and well-being of children, youth and families? This program provides you with theoretical, research and professional training in clinical and school psychology, as well as the academic requirements for registration as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

APHD + Funded + Full-time + MA + Psychologist +

PhD in School and Clinical Child Psychology

Are you passionate about improving the mental health and well-being of children, youth and families? This program prepares you to become a leader in psychology practice and research in schools, mental health, community and university settings. It also provides you with the academic requirements for becoming a registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

APHD + Funded + Full-time + PhD + Psychologist +

MA in Social Justice Education

Are you a research-oriented student looking to apply your disciplinary background and critical abilities to examine theoretical and/or empirical problems regarding equity in education? This research-based program is
for you. Develop a critical understanding of the social, historical, cultural, political, economic and ethical contexts of education, as well as your skills in qualitative and quantitative research.

SJE + Funded + Full-time + Part-time + MA +

MEd in Social Justice Education

Are you passionate about social justice and social change, or aspire to undertake research-informed responsibilities in a school or community? This program provides you with a critical understanding of the social, historical, cultural, political, economic and ethical contexts of education.

SJE + Full-time + Part-time + MEd +

PhD in Social Justice Education

Advance your studies in Social Justice Education and engage in original research and theoretical analysis at a doctoral level. If you are interested in pursuing a career in research or academia, this program is for you.

SJE + Funded + Full-time + Flexible-time option (PhD) + PhD +

EdD in Social Justice Education

Are you committed to social justice or social change, or aspiring to assume research-informed responsibilities in a school of community organization? This program is designed for you. It focuses on the exploration of applied and theoretical dimensions of professional educational praxis understood as the political relationships between knowledge, teaching and learning which takes place within or beyond schooling. The dissertation in practice component of the program is unique in that you will be able to approach and explore a topic of your choosing through an applied-style project that contributes to knowledge mobilization.

This program may be commenced on a part-time basis, but one year of full-time study is required and continuous full-time registration must be maintained thereafter.

SJE + Full-time + Part-time + EdD +

Master of Teaching

Field: Primary / Junior (Grades Kindergarten - 6)

Develop the skills you need to become an exceptional educator and leader. Through this program, you'll acquire an extensive knowledge of educational research and theory and best instructional practices. In addition, the practicum component will offer you the opportunity to develop your skills as a teacher in a variety of classrooms and learning situations. Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to apply for certification as an elementary teacher (primary / junior) with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

CTL + Full-time + MT + Teacher +

Master of Teaching

Field: Junior / Intermediate (Grades 4 - 10)

Develop the skills you need to become an exceptional educator and leader. Through this program, you'll acquire an extensive knowledge of educational research and theory and best instructional practices. In addition, the practicum component will offer you the opportunity to develop your skills as a teacher in a variety of classrooms and learning situations. Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to apply for certification as a teacher (junior / intermediate) with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

MT + Full-time + Teacher + CTL +

Master of Teaching

Field: Intermediate / Senior (Grades 7 - 12)

Develop the skills you need to become an exceptional educator and leader. Through this program, you'll acquire an extensive knowledge of educational research and theory and best instructional practices. In addition, the practicum component will offer you the opportunity to develop your skills as a teacher in a variety of classrooms and learning situations. Upon graduation, you'll be eligible to apply for certification as a secondary teacher (intermediate / senior) with the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

MT + CTL + Full-time + Teacher +