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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

    University of Ontario Institute of Technology
    Apr 17, 2021  
2017-2018 Graduate Academic Calendar 
2017-2018 Graduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]


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Graduate faculty

  • Wendy Barber, BPHE, BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Jordanne Christie, BCom (Hons), MEd, PhD (ABD)
  • Suzanne deCastell, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
  • Maurice DiGiuseppe, BSc, BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Carol Doyle-Jones, BA (Hons), BEd, MA, PhD
  • Allyson Eamer, BA, BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Rob Elkington, PhD
  • Jim Greenlaw, BA (Hons), BEd, MA(T), PhD
  • Carolyn Guertin, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
  • Janette Hughes, BA (Hons), BEd, MA(T), PhD
  • Bill Hunter, BA, PhD
  • Robin Kay, BSc, MA, PhD
  • Jennifer Laffier, PhD
  • Shawn Lennie, BA, MA, PhD
  • Ann LeSage, BSc (Hons), BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Jia Li, BA, MEd, PhD
  • Ami Mamolo, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
  • Maggie McPherson, BEd, MSc, PhD
  • Bill Muirhead, BA, MA, PhD
  • Michael Owen, BA, MEd, PhD
  • Diana Petrarca, BSc (Hons), BEd, MEd, EdD
  • Laura Pinto, BCom (Hons), BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Robert Power*, BA, Dipl (JCA), BEd, MEd (IT), EdD
  • Lorayne Robertson, BA, BEd, MEd, EdD
  • Shirley Van Nuland, BA, BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Roland Van Oostveen, BSc (Hons), MEd, PhD

*Master of Arts program only

Program information

At UOIT, graduate programs in Education are designed specifically to prepare future leaders and specialists in learning and technology. The Master of Arts (MA) in Education, Master of Education (MEd) and Graduate Diploma in Education and Digital Technologies are unique and at the leading edge in both their objectives and approaches to learning online. The programs deal with the most recent issues around the interactions between digital technology and education, and the professors approach these issues using techniques that favour collaborative learning, co-construction of knowledge and peer tutoring. The field of Education and Digital Technologies within the MA, MEd and the Graduate Diploma builds on the institutional strengths of information and communication technologies at UOIT.

Students enrolled in all graduate programs in Education will take their courses completely online, which includes weekly video conferencing meetings.

Admission requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements for graduate studies at UOIT , MA, MEd and Graduate Diploma in Education and Digital Technologies applicants must meet the following program-specific requirements:

  • Hold either a four-year honours degree from a Canadian university or a three-year university degree plus a Bachelor of Education degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Overall academic standing of at least a B (GPA: 3.0 on a 4.3 scale), with a minimum B in the last two full-time years (four semesters) of undergraduate work or equivalent.
  • If applicable, a minimum score of 580 on the paper-based TOEFL, 92-93 on the Internet-based TOEFL or 7 on the IELTS. Note that these English language proficiency scores are slightly higher than those required for some other graduate programs at UOIT. Visit the English language proficiency  section of this calendar for additional details.

Please note that an admission interview may also be required.

Part-time studies

These programs are particularly well suited for candidates holding part-time or full-time employment who wish to pursue studies in education at the graduate level on a part-time basis. Not only do all courses make use of web-based tools for information and communication in the usual manner, but students also meet with their colleagues and professors on a regular basis using a powerful and user-friendly videoconferencing system. All meetings are scheduled during weekday evening hours. Since all meetings can be conducted online, students can complete the entire program from home, eliminating time and distance constraints.

Degree requirements

Select a program from the list below for details on degree requirements.


    Master’sGraduate Diploma

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