Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Program Snapshot

Foster Creativity. Enable Sustainability.

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. The Med SCI utilizes the competencies for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) defined by the United Nations, emphasizing the significance of systems thinking and ecological approaches that enable learners to envision change and engage in personal and professional transformation.

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.

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.

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)

 

Please note: We are currently seeking approval to offer this program to teachers in the Maritime provinces. Currently, Maritime public-school teachers cannot use this program for teaching license reclassification. Please contact TeacherEd@cbu.ca if you have any questions.

Program Requirements

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with at least a 70% average.
  • Letter of intent as well as an academic and a professional letter of recommendation must accompany the application.

    Letters of intent must be 750-1000 words and should articulate your understanding of sustainability education and how you hope to improve your professional practice via this degree.

  • Additional Information

    Please note: We are currently seeking approval to offer this program to teachers in the Maritime provinces. Currently, Maritime public-school teachers cannot use this program for teaching license reclassification. Please contact TeacherEd@cbu.ca if you have any questions.

  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with at least a 70% average.
  • Letter of intent as well as an academic and a professional letter of recommendation must accompany the application.

    Letters of intent must be 750-1000 words and should articulate your understanding of sustainability education and how you hope to improve your professional practice via this degree.

  • Additional Information

    Please note: We are currently seeking approval to offer this program to teachers in the Maritime provinces. Currently, Maritime public-school teachers cannot use this program for teaching license reclassification. Please contact TeacherEd@cbu.ca if you have any questions.

  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.

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Transfer Student Requirements

  • In order to transfer to CBU you must be in good academic standing at your current/previous institution.
  • You must meet the general admissions requirements (or the post-secondary equivalent) for the program, found under the Canadian or International tabs of this tool.
  • To see if your institution is an articulation partner, please view our articulation agreements page.
  • Please email us if you have specific questions about admission requirements and transferring to CBU:

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