Program

Applicants must apply and submit all supporting documentation by:
March 1 to begin the program in May.
Please note that this is an online program and IRCC forms will not be issued for offers of admission.

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 CAD $2,054.00 CAD

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 2020 Winter 2021Spring 2021 Summer 2021
Student fees$699.04 CAD $299.28 CAD$27.50 CAD $27.50 CAD

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% (USask 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

Before beginning your online application, be sure that you have carefully reviewed all program information and admission requirements on this page.

During the application, you'll be asked for:

  • Personal information such as your name, address, etc.
  • Contact information of your three referees
    • For your letters of recommendation, two of your referees must be academic contacts, and the third may be academic or professional
  • Your complete academic history from all previous post-secondary institutions

The application takes about 30 minutes to complete. You may save your application and return to it later.

At the end of the application, you will need to pay a non-refundable $90 application fee. 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.

Submit required documents

Once you've submitted your online application, you will have access to upload your required documents, and provide the contact information for your references. To do this, go to the "Supplemental Items & Documents" tab in your application, and upload the documents outlined below.

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

  • A curriculum vitae or resume
  • Statement/letter of intent (one to two pages) 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 Administrator
Alison Kraft
Email: hpe.admission@usask.ca
Telephone: (306) 966-4426

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