Graduate Programs

Graduate Diploma

There are three graduate diplomas which offer specialization in educational leadership, policy and administration, health professional education, and reading development and instruction. 

Master (MEd)

The MEd program is designed to prepare candidates to function in a variety of roles in informal and formal post-secondary learning environments (including academic, technical, professional, adult education, student services/development, and reading development/instruction). There are six areas of specialization: 1) educational leadership studies, 2) curriculum, teaching, and learning studies, 3) post-secondary studies, 4) counselling psychology, 5) educational technology, and 6) reading development and instruction.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education is offered to qualified candidates, normally by full-time study. It consists of courses, a comprehensive exam, and a thesis, and can be completed in four years of full-time study.

All required and supporting documentation must be submitted to with the applicants full name (last, first) and Memorial student number or date of birth on all email attachments.


For admission enquiries on Graduate Programs :

Faculty of Education, Office of Academic Programs
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1B 3X8
Telephone: (709) 864-3403, Option #2
Facsimile: (709) 864-2001

School of Graduate Studies
IIC - 2012, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
230 Elizabeth Avenue, Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
Telephone: (709) 864-2445
Facsimile: (709) 864-4702