Education is a broad and multidisciplinary field that is becoming even more important and exciting as society changes and knowledge diversifies. As an acclaimed centre of innovation and excellence in both teaching and research, Concordia University's Department of Education meets the challenges of the future through its widely recognized degree programs at the undergraduate (BA, BEd) and graduate (Diploma, MA, PhD) levels. Our graduates are highly sought after by school boards, daycares, government, health and social agencies, human resource departments and the business community, as well as other universities and educational institutions.
The Department of Education at Concordia offers acclaimed graduate degrees at the diploma level, master's level, and at the doctoral level in four areas of specialization:
Graduate studies at Concordia are sustained by an intensive program of faculty research and publication, supported by a healthy level of external funding. We try to offer opportunities to work closely as part of a research team to as many of our graduate students as possible, and through teaching assistantships, some students work closely with professors to further develop their professional skills. The Francis Friedman Resource Center is a space dedicated exclusively to our graduate students, offering them a place to make and call their own.
The Department's programs of study and research are organized around the following disciplinary clusters: