Application Deadlines

There are two application deadlines for M.Ed. admissions: October 1st and March 1st. The doctoral program (EdD, PhD) has one application deadline: December 1st.

The academic year runs from September to August and is divided into four academic terms. The masters program has four entry dates. The doctoral program has only one entry date.

Term Dates Duration
Fall September to December 4 months
Winter January to April 4 months
Spring May to June 2 months
Summer July to August 2 months


M.Ed. Program Applications

Applications for entry to Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021, and Winter 2022 terms open November 01, 2020 closing March 01, 2021.

Applications for entry to Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall 2022 terms open May 1, 2021 closing October 1, 2021.  

Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Landed Immigrant, and International* Applicants

Admit Term Application Deadline
Spring 2021 Admission Marc 01, 2021
Summer 2021 Admission Marc 01, 2021
Fall 2021 Admission  Marc 01, 2021
Winter 2022 Admission Marc 01, 2021


Doctoral Program Applications

The Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) and Doctorate of Education (EdD) have the same application deadline. Applications are accepted for admission to the Fall term only.

Applications open May 1, 2020.

Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Landed Immigrant, and International Applicants

Important Note: The doctoral application deadline for 2021 has changed. The previous deadline of January 15, 2021, is no longer applicable. Your application must be received in full before the December application deadline. 

December 2020 Update: Due to a recent outage in the application system the deadline has been extended to December 03rd 2020. 

Admit Term Application Deadline
Fall 2021 Admission December 01, 2020

Under special circumstances applications received after the deadline may be considered.

Application Notes

For all Programs: Please be prepared to take electives the first year of your program if core courses are not available.

Admission Decisions: Decisions can take two to three months after the application deadline for the review process to be entirely completed.

*International Applicants: After an admissions decision is made international students will need time to obtain their study visa and arrive in Canada. It is HIGHLY recommended that international applicants to the M.Ed. program apply for Fall term admission.