Faculty of Education

Graduate Programs

Shape the future.

For nearly 40 years, graduates of the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge have enhanced their professional practices, made advancements in their careers and shaped their communities.
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Our programs


M.Ed. (General)


M.Ed. (Educational Leadership)


M.Ed. (Counselling Psychology)


Master of Counselling

Our stories

Teacher Journey: “It is through reflection that we are able to see things anew and make changes that can profoundly impact the next steps...” Lisa Patten (BSc/BEd ’04, MEd ’21)

“I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember. Looking through the memory book that still sits on the shelf in my parents' home, 'teacher' had been selected as …

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A Year of Grace and Patience: Taking on Covid-19 as a First-time Principal: Matthew Bekkering (BSc '06, BEd '08, MEd '17)

Lethbridge Pronghorns Basketball captain returned to the UofL to pursue a master’s in educational leadership after serving in roles as an informal school leader for seven years. “I wanted a more clear-eyed understanding of …

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Canadian Association for Study of Educational Administration: Best Master’s Thesis 2020 goes to Kathryn Desrochers (BSc/BEd ’13, MEd ’21)

Kathryn Desrochers (MEd '21) invited teachers to rate their efficacy using a scale she developed based on existing literature and Alberta’s Teaching Quality Standard. “Teachers had the highest feelings of efficaciousness when they …

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The Creativity of Curriculum and 36 Years with the Faculty of Education: Dr. Richard Butt

At the end of the day Dr. Richard Butt has much to be proud of. As a musician, story-teller, nature-lover and academic, his ability to be expressive was integral to his teaching, learning …

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MEd Student Research: Our Future Really Needs Us To Be Critical Thinkers

Kindergarten students list and weigh pros and cons before making decisions. Whether acquiring a class pet, helping design their school’s new playground, or establishing classroom health protocols.

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Delivering Canada's First Master of Counselling Graduate Program

While teaching in the United Arab Emirates Dr. Dawn McBride worked with three Alberta universities to develop Canada’s first Master of Counselling graduate program delivered online with residential components. This is work …

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Education programs

Graduate Programs in Education

Counselling programs

Graduate Programs in Counselling