Masters Students

Program Options

Our VIU Faculty of Education Master of Education (M.Ed.)  programs provide outstanding opportunities for professionals working in the field of education.  Both M.Ed. programs attract people from various professions involving teaching and learning, are not limited to teachers working in the K-12 education sector.  Highlights of our M.Ed. programs include:

  • two high demand program options--educational leadership & special education
  • accessible, high-quality, people focused programs
  • high quality practical programming tailored to the needs of those working educational roles
  • a commitment to graduate student success and developing leaders in the field
  • a cohort structure providing a supportive learning community
  • exceptional faculty with "real world" expertise
  • opportunities for knowledge mobilization and research publication

M.Ed Programs:

Vancouver Island University

Our Program Options

M.Ed Leadership

A Post Degree Program providing 3 flexible options for program completion. A professional preparation for aspiring & practicing school leaders.

M.Ed Special Education

Designed for practicing teachers who wish to focus on working with children with exceptionalities (part-time cohort delivery model).

The VIU Difference: Why Students Choose VIU's Master's Programs

The Master of Education programs at VIU's Faculty of Education are well known for providing personalized learning through a cohort model. The cohort model is an important factor in building community and offering a support network for you as you work through a master's degree program.VIU's Faculty of Education is also well known for supporting rich connections between our students and the communities in which they work and live. With responsive, knowledgeable instructors and supervisors, our students are able to leverage a variety of research opportunities toward successful completion of their Master of Education whether in Leadership or Special Education.