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Crandall University’s Master of Education is a degree designed for educators who want to enhance their abilities to respond to student needs. Students completing this 30 credit hour Master of Education program can choose between concentrations in Inclusionary Practices or Literacy. In addition, students can choose a course only option or a major research project option. The major research project is 6 of the 30 credit hours required to complete the degree. The application-based focus of our courses equips educators with the tools needed to apply their knowledge. Graduates of the program may serve as teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, reading specialists, resource educators, or researchers.

Program highlights

Build your knowledge and pedagogical skills, exploring the needs of struggling students in the classroom.

Classes are designed for passionate educators to advance in their careers, attending classes at times that are set to accommodate teachers’ weekday classroom schedules.

Career Outlook

Graduates from the Master of Education degree program may be eligible to pursue other master’s degrees or doctoral degrees (Doctor of Education).

Crandall University’s Master of Education normally allows graduates who hold a Certificate 5 with the New Brunswick Department of Education to advance to a Certificate 6.

In addition, students completing the Master of Education in Inclusionary Practices degree at Crandall can choose to take three courses that may be applied toward the Principal’s Certificate. These courses include:

  • ED6403 – Administrative Theory
  • ED6413 – Supervision and Instructional Leadership
  • ED6616 – Individual Student Assessment.

It is recommended that individuals concerned with New Brunswick teacher certification regulations contact the Department of Education to ensure that their degree and/or specific course selections will comply with regulations for certification.

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MEd Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Education degree program are required to have a 60 credit hour Bachelor of Education degree, or equivalent, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) and at least the equivalent of one-year of full-time teaching experience. (The completion of these 60 credit hours also presumes a minimal equivalent of 168 credit hours overall when previous degrees’ credits are combined with the applicant’s BEd degree.) Please arrange for official transcripts from each previous post-secondary institution attended to be sent directly to Crandall University from the issuing institution(s).

All applicants to the Master of Education degree program must submit, along with their application, a resume and a letter of intent that presents their professional goals and how the completion of the MEd can help meet and achieve these aspirations. Also submitted should be at least two professional reference letters from individuals who can provide input regarding the applicant’s strengths as an educator and why they support the applicant’s decision to complete the MEd degree. Given this information, each application will then be assessed on its own merit by the University’s Graduate Education Admission Committee. For a fall start date, the application deadline is May 30th. For a winter start date, the application deadline is September 30th. Due to limited enrolment, it is recommended to apply early.

Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide any one of the following as evidence of proficiency in both oral and written English. Please refer to Language Requirements for full details.

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