The Faculty is directed by a council responsible to the Senate of the University. The Council is composed of the dean, the two vice-deans, the secretary of the Faculty, the four program directors, one full-time student per program and six professors.
The executive committee of the Faculty is composed of the dean, the two vice-deans, the secretary of the Faculty and three professors.
The various programs offered by the Faculty are governed by the program council composed of the program director and professors.
Other regular committees of the Faculty are the research and staff development committee, the educational policy committee, the educational equity committee, the graduate studies programs council and the executive committee of graduate studies programs.
In addition to consulting the information given below, students registered for a graduate degree in education should refer to the general regulations published by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS) for the current year. These regulations apply to all master's and doctoral students at the University of Ottawa and contain additional information on program requirements, registration, supervision of students, examinations and grading, time limits, thesis regulations, fees.
Master in Education (MEd)
The master in education program includes a minimum of ten courses (30 credits) except in educational counselling, which requires a minimum of twelve courses (36 credits); normally a minimum of eight courses must be taken at the Faculty of Education (ten in the case of educational counselling). Courses taken in other faculties/universities must be related to the field of studies, and must have prior approval from the program director.
Master of Arts in Education [MA(Ed)]
The master of arts in education program is intended for candidates who wish to undertake research in a specific domain of educational study. It is offered in the following four concentrations:
a) Organizational Studies in Eduation;
b) Teaching, Learning and Evaluation;
c) Second Language Education;
d) Society, Culture and Literacies.