Graduate Programs

What our students say

“It was important to me to complete my degree in a city where I could see myself contributing during and after my studies. SLIS has strong ties with its professional communities.”

What our students say

"UAlberta Education is the only place I considered when deciding to pursue my PhD. When it comes to advancing the field of education in Alberta, this is where real progress happens."

What our students say

“When I was searching for a grad program, I was looking for one that would be supportive of Indigenous ways of knowing and being… Although the IPE program is rigorous and challenging, it is a very caring community.”

Looking to pursue master’s or doctoral studies in education? Reach your academic and professional goals at UAlberta’s Faculty of Education, ranked among the top 50 faculties of education in the world and among the top four in Canada.

Home to award-winning teachers, internationally recognized researchers, educational innovators, and community leaders, the Faculty of Education offers:

  • A range of master’s and doctoral program options in Educational Policy Studies, Educational Psychology, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Library and Information Sciences, as well as a non-departmental, faculty-wide Master of Educational Studies program
  • The flexibility of thesis-based or course-based master’s programs with options in full-time, part-time, compressed formats and online components to suit your scheduling requirements and professional development goals
  • Combined master’s programs through the School of Library and Information Sciences in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts or the Alberta School of Business
  • A diverse network of professors, mentors and colleagues to help you integrate research with practice and develop greater expertise in your chosen field
  • A vibrant learning community that complements your formal program of study with enriching research assistantship, teaching assistantship and volunteer opportunities

Use the links below to explore the UAlberta Faculty of Education’s graduate programs by department. For more information about your program of interest, read our FAQ or contact educgrad@ualberta.ca.