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Master of Education

Master of Education Thesis Defence
As a graduate student in the education program you will present and defend your research findings before a panel of interested peers and professors​​​​​​
Master of Education Thesis Defence
MEd student Paul Langis successfully defends his Master's Thesis on the perceived effectiveness of professional development activities among northern Ontario secondary school teachers​​​​​​​​

The Master of Education (MEd) program is designed to prepare educational leaders for learning environments such as classrooms, schools and other learning organizations. The program is ideal for education, healthcare and other professionals.

Graduate Learning Outcomes - MEd and PhD.pdfGraduate Learning Outcomes - MEd (page 1) and PhD (page 2).pdf 

(Please carefully review the document above as the learning outcomes for each program are different).

The program is offered on a full-time and flexible full-time (Flex-time) basis. The Flex-time option is intended to allow working professionals to be engaged in continued employment in areas related to the fields of research. The majority of courses are offered online, however students may have the opportunity to register in selected onsite courses at the Nipissing University North Bay campus. The full-time MEd Program is a two-year program. Students in the Flex-time option may complete within 3-4 years.​

Full-time and flexible time in MEd 2013 11 19.pdfFull-time vs Flexible time (Flex-time) in MEd.pdf

Courses in the Fall, Winter or Spring/Summer terms are scheduled in one of three ways: (i) online via Blackboard Learn (ii) onsite over a series of weeknight sessions, or, (iii) onsite over a series of weekends.

To learn more about the Master of Education program at Nipissing University, please use the links to the left and review our Master of Education Handbooks. You may also click here for the Graduate Studies in Education (MEd & PhD) information session presentation.

For general inquiries regarding the Master of Education Program please contact us at

Click here to download the Master of Education brochure 

 Related Links


​​Master of Education (MEd) Handbooks
Review the requirements, policies and proceudres of the Master of Education (MEd) program. Review the procedures to complete The MEd Thesis and The MEd Major Research Paper (MRP)

Proposed MEd/PhD Course Schedules

Confirmed MEd/PhD Course Schedules

Register for MEd/PhD Courses

Nipissing University Bookstore
Order the required texts for your courses through our bookstore. Required texts are required for the FIRST class in both online and onsite MEd/PhD courses.

Nipissing University Research Ethics Board (NUREB) and TCPS2 Online Tutorial
NUREB Application Procedures and TCPS2 Online Tutorial. All graduate students who are planning to apply for NUREB approval for a Thesis, MRP or Dissertation research study, must complete the free, online TCPS 2 Tutorial before applying.


 APA Style Links


The American Psychological Association (APA) website ​offers free tutorials, hints and an online course on the basics of APA style.

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Mendeley is a free reference manager that interfaces with Word allowing APA to be an easier process. (Tip: after reference list is printed, make sure titles/journals are properly title cased). 

Research Texts & Misc Links

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