Program

Applications open September 15. The application deadline is January 15.

ProgramExpected LengthProject and/or thesisCourse based
Graduate Certificate1 year

Facilitated by inter-professional faculty teams, this online certificate program will give faculty and instructors in the health sciences the skills and knowledge needed to lead curricular design and program development activities. The program is designed to be flexible to allow students to continue in their professions while taking the four courses required for the certificate:

  • EADM 816.3: Leadership for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
  • EADM 829.3: Organizational Renewal in Educational Systems and Settings
  • ECUR 809.3: Models and Methods for Evaluation of Educational Programs
  • ECUR 839.3: Program Curriculum and Course Design Development

Students may also ladder this credential into an online M.Ed. in Health Professions Education.

Tuition

Program Canadian International
Graduate Certificate in Improving Teaching Learning in Health Professions Education $1,300.00$2,054.00

Tuition is assessed at a rate of $1300 per 3 credit unit course.

Student fees

In addition to tuition above, students also pay fees for programs like health and dental insurance, a bus pass, and other campus services. The amount you need to pay depends on if you are taking classes full time or part time, and if you are on campus or not. The table below assumes you are on campus full-time.

Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Student fees$741.84 $282.81$22.50 $22.50

Tuition information is accurate for the current academic year and does not include student fees. For detailed tuition and fees information, visit the official tuition website.

Admission requirements

Graduate certificate

  • A four-year degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • Language proficiency requirements: Proof of English language proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
  • Teaching responsibilities and/or the ability to demonstrate teaching experience

Application process

Submit an online application

Once you begin an application, choose the following application forms in the system:

  • Graduate (B) Fall term start - September

During the application, you'll be asked for:

  • Personal information such as your name, address, etc.
  • The names and email addresses of your three referees
    • Two of your referees must be persons under whom you've studied. The third may be either a person whom you have worked professionally under, or under whom you've studied
  • Your educational history from all post-secondary institutions you've attended

The application takes about 20 minutes to complete. You may save your application and return to it later as long as you remember the Login ID and PIN you've created.

At the end of the application, you will need to pay a non-refundable $90 application fee. It is recommended that you pay online with a credit card. If you do not pay online when completing your application, you will need to use an alternate form of payment. Your application will not be processed until payment is received.

If you are a past or current student you may begin an application in the admissions channel of PAWS.

Submitting required documents

Once you’ve completed an online application, you will need to upload the following documents:

Please note that in most cases, you will need to allow one business day after paying your application fee before you are permitted to upload documents.

Preliminary Statement of Marks

  • Once you have submitted your application for admission and paid the application fee, you will be required to upload unofficial PDF copies of your academic transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended. This requirement will appear as Preliminary Statement of Marks or Additional Prelim. Statement under admission requirements on your Application Summary when you check your application status.
  • The uploaded transcript can be an unofficial copy of the transcript issued by the university or college, and must include a grading key/legend.
  • All pages of a transcript must be uploaded as a single PDF document.
  • Uploaded transcripts will be considered unofficial or preliminary. Official copies of your transcripts will only be required once you have been offered admission. This requirement will appear as Post-secondary Transcript under admission requirements on your Application Summary when you check your application status.

Uploading documents

Post-secondary Transcripts

If you receive an offer of admission, you will then be required to have your official post-secondary transcripts sent (by mail in a sealed envelope directly from the institution) to the address below. Please do not send official documents until we request them.

College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Room 116 Thorvaldson Building, 110 Science Place 
Saskatoon, SK CANADA S7N 5C9

  • Transcripts usually indicate the institution’s name, grading scheme (typically on back of transcript), your name, course names, numbers, credits, and the grades you have received. Depending on the country or institution, some features may not be available.
  • Transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • If you are a current University of Saskatchewan student completing your undergraduate program then a letter of completion of degree requirements will be required from your college.

Proof of English language proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.

For students who are required to provide proof of English proficiency:

  • It is your responsibility to have completed an official and approved test with the appropriate score before the application deadline.
  • Tests are valid for 24 months after the testing date and must be valid at the beginning of the student's first term of registration in the graduate program.
  • Applicants will be required to upload a PDF copy of any required language test score. Uploaded test scores will be considered unofficial or preliminary.

Uploading documents

If you receive an Offer of Admission you may be required to have your official language test scores sent to the address below. Please do not send official documents until we request them.

College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Room 116 Thorvaldson Building - 110 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK CANADA S7N 5C9

  • Resume
  • Letter of intent
    A one to two page letter that includes:
    • Why you are interested in pursuing masters-level studies in the Department of Educational Administration
    • Biography/professional background
    • Future career aspirations
    • Tentative timetable for completion

Contact

Department of Educational Administration
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive, Room 3079
Saskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X1

Graduate Programs Assistant
Katrina Hutchence
Email: katrina.hutchence@usask.ca
Telephone: (306) 966-2509

Graduate Chair
Dr. Vicki Squires
Email: vicki.squires@usask.ca