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Master of Education in Distance Education

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At a Glance

Build strong distance-education skills, knowledge and values with Athabasca University’s online Master of Education in Distance Education (MEd) program.

Q: Why take the Master of Education in Distance Education?

A:

Staying on top of this increasingly sophisticated field means that continuous upgrading is essential. At AU, we’re always researching and developing new ways to engage our students wherever they are – and we love to share what we know.

Q: How long would it take to complete?

A:

You can take up to 6 years to complete all requirements.

Program Overview

Build strong distance-education skills, knowledge and values with Athabasca University’s online program.

As you learn how to design, implement, evaluate and manage distance education and training programs, you will gain skills in:

  • institutional and organizational design
  • management and administration
  • budgeting and finance
  • curriculum and program development
  • course development
  • delivery and support
  • program evaluation and revision

You will work with and learn from fellow students in a broad range of distance education and training settings, such as:

  • business firms
  • government agencies
  • voluntary and professional associations
  • hospitals and other health-care organizations
  • schools, colleges and universities

Why take the Master of Education in Distance Education?

Distance education is constantly evolving. Staying on top of this increasingly sophisticated field means that continuous upgrading is essential. At AU, we’re always researching and developing new ways to engage our students wherever they are – and we love to share what we know.

With more than 40 years of experience in delivering distance learning and one of the oldest graduate programs in distance education (established in 1994), AU is a strong choice for your distance education graduate degree.

Program details

The Master of Education in Distance Education is a 33-credit online graduate program. You may transfer up to four courses (12 credits) from another graduate program.

There are 3 intakes each year, in September, January, and April.

All courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates.

 

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