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: January 15th.

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 Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 terms open May 1, 2020 closing October 1, 2020.

Applications for entry to Spring, Summer, Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 terms are open November 1, 2020 closing March 1, 2021.

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

Admit Term Application Deadline
Winter 2021 Admission October 01, 2020
Spring 2021 Admission October 01, 2020
Summer 2021 Admission October 01, 2020
Fall 2021 Admission October 01, 2020


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 The previous deadline of January 15, 2021, is no longer applicable.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. 

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.