Masters in Educational Psychology & Special Education

The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Special Education is a research intensive program designed to prepare researchers and practitioners with specialization in either Applied Measurement & Evaluation or Special Education. There is a thesis route (18 credit units plus thesis) and a course-based route (30 credit units). Students who have satisfied the admission requirements for the Special Education Course Based Masters can apply for advanced standing in that program if they have also completed the Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education.

Special Education (Thesis and Course Based)
Admission Requirements
  • four-year undergraduate degree in Education or Psychology
  • minimum 6 credit units of undergraduate study in the area of Special Education
  • introductory statistics course or equivalent
  • Approved Prerequisite Equivalent Courses - Check the most up-to-date Course Equivalency List. Courses that have been assessed as equivalent (or not) to University of Saskatchewan courses are listed by university. The attached list is current to October 1 2012. If a course you'd like reviewed for equivalency is not listed, please forward a course equivalency request to the EPSE graduate secretary at epse.gradsec@usask.ca and attach the course syllabus/calendar course description.

Graduate Course Listings for Special Education Thesis Route

  • ERES 800.3
  • ERES 840.3 or ERES 845.3
  • EPSE 859.3
  • EPSE 868.3
  • EPSE 888.3
  • Elective (3 Credit Unit chosen in consultation with the research supervisor)
         Examples of Electives:
         SCP 811.3 (Psychopathology: Assessing Developmental Risk)
         SCP 813.3 (Academic Achievement and Language: Assessment and Intervention)
         EPSE 842.3
         EPSE 843.3
         EPSE 898.3
  • EPSE 990.0 Seminar in Educational Psychology and Special Education Non-credit course for graduate students in Educational Psychology and Special Education. On-going research and development projects of students form the focus of a series of seminars.
  • EPSE 994 Research A student undertaking research leading to a Master's thesis must register in this course each year until the thesis is completed.
  • GSR 960 and GSR 961 or 962

Graduate Course Listings for Special Education Course Based Route

Measurement & Evaluation (Thesis and Course Based)
NOT Currently Accepting Students
Special Education Masters with Advanced Standing (Course Based)

Admission Requirements

  • Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education from the University of Saskatchewan
  • four-year degree in Education
  • 6 credit units of undergraduate study in Special Education
  • introductory statistics course

Graduate Course Listings for Special Education Course Based Route with Advanced Standing (i.e. completion of Post Degree Certificate in Education: Special Education)

If you require more information,

Please Contact:
Graduate Secretary
Email: epse.gradsec@usask.ca