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.

Study options
Program length
4 years
Example career pathways
Special education or early childhood education consultant, mental health lead, non-profit consultant or director
Basic program requirements
8 half courses
Thesis (dissertation in practice)
Example courses
Issues in Child Study and Education: Research, Policy, and Problems of Practice (APD3301H)
Advanced Study of Critical Issues in Special Education, Mental Health and Security (APD3302H)
Advanced Study of Tools and Research Methods for Investigating Problems of Practice: Data-driven Research for Decision-Making (APD3303H)