Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Program Snapshot

Foster Creativity. Enable Sustainability.

The world needs people with sustainable answers to serious problems. The world needs people like you. That’s why the Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (MEd SCI) provides you with the knowledge and skills to create transformative learning opportunities anywhere in the world.

Cape Breton is teeming with creative inspiration for sustainability and innovation. You’ll find our program offers groundbreaking courses on sustainable happiness, sustainability education and Indigenous culture and language. The accessible faculty at CBU are committed to teaching excellence through a direct learning curriculum, undertaking original research to support sustainability scholarship.

The Education Department at CBU focuses on education for sustainability, and all pre-service teachers complete a core course in Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future. Students have the option to complete the degree through the applied research project route or the thesis route.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Become a stronger, more empowered leader.
  • Enhance your teaching skills through real-world connections.
  • Explore critical thinking, creativity and innovation.
  • Contribute to individual, community and global well-being.
  • Gain field-based research and develop practical project design.

Why study at CBU?

Cape Breton University is committed to providing online graduate programs that foster sustainability, creativity and innovation. The MEd (SCI) utilizes the competencies for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) defined by the United Nations. It emphasizes the significance of systems thinking and ecological approaches that enable people to envision change, and to engage in personal and professional transformation.

Here, you can become a leader. Because you can learn the skills you need, face the challenges you want and create solutions for a better world.

CBU is also home to the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, a research and development leader for clean technology.

Sample Courses

  • EDUC6105 Health Promoting Schools (3 credits)
  • EDUC6107 Nature and Outdoor Learning (3 credits)

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