How to Apply

Interested in applying for the Master of Education program?

Review the admission requirements for the Master of Education program here: MEd Admission Requirements and follow the steps outlined in the checklist found here (second link from bottom): Admissions Checklist

  1. Complete the initial application and pay the application fee (International applicants are recommended to read the information provided here prior to completing an application): StFX Online Application
  2. Complete the supplemental application found here: Supplemental Application.  
  3. On your supplemental application, you will need to provide two named references complete with their email addresses.  A reference form is sent to them automatically for completion.

    Please, ask references to submit their reference form using the following naming convention, in PDF format (where last name and first name are yours - if you go by one name only, please supply that name):

    “Ref For - Last name, First Name ”

  4. Official Transcripts (from all post-secondary institutions) are to be sent to StFX Admissions. Graduates of StFX do not need to provide a copy of their transcript from StFX. Transcripts can be submitted to StFX Admissions officially by your post-secondary institution by email (PDF format) to StFX Admissions. One official copy of your transcript from each post-secondary institution attended. Transcripts in a language other than English should be provided in their original language, along with a certified translation into English. Transcripts in French do not require translation.

Important Information Regarding Licence Upgrade: Teachers in Graduate Studies in Nova Scotia are reminded that they need to apply to Teacher Certification (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development) BEFORE they begin their Masters of Education to obtain an Approval for License Upgrade. It is not automatic that the program will be approved for license upgrade so please make sure you contact Teacher Certification. (Office of Teacher Certification Forms & Fees)

Applying for a cohort concentration? Please make sure to include the cohort concentration name on the required supplemental application. 

Questions?  Please contact the MEd Program Office:

Email: @email
Phone: 902-867-3906
Toll Free: 1-877-867-3906