MEd - Inclusive Education

The Inclusive Education program is designed for individuals possessing some background in inclusive schooling and wishing to prepare for leadership roles in the area of inclusive education.

This program for educators aims to:

  • Explore multiple perspectives of social difference;
  • Challenge dominant discourses of democratic action, empowerment, and change;
  • Focus on equity and social justice within diverse cultural frameworks;
  • Investigate current inclusive education theory and practice from an interdisciplinary perspective.


Core (required) * courses:  (12h)

EDUC 50H3 – Introduction to Disability Studies

EDUC 5063 – Foundations of Inclusive Education

EDUC 5303 – Principles of Assessment for Education

EDUC 5513 – Research Design   or    EDUC 50G3 – Research Literacy

Non-thesis students may substitute EDUC 50G3 for EDUC 5513 as their required research course.

* Note:  For students admitted before 2015, EDUC 5123 is also a core (required) course.


Program Electives (18h course route, 9h thesis route)

Program electives are selected from graduate courses offered by the School of Education or from approved graduate courses offered by other departments or schools.

Students doing the Thesis MEd will choose:

EDUC 5966 – Graduate Thesis

EDUC 5113 – Qualitative Research in Education   or   EDUC 5523 – Educational Statistics

Note: It is the student's responsibility to monitor their own program and to ensure that they have met degree requirements.

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