University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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Child Study and Education (EdD)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Faculty:OISE, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development
Field of Study:Child Development
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,537
International: $40,260
Careers:Primary School TeachersEarly Childhood Educators and Assistants


The EdD in Child Study and Education is a cohort based program designed for professionals working in education or related fields looking to enrich their practice and advance their careers.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Please note that applicants will be accepted into this degree program every other year.
    • A master's degree: an MA or MEd degree in Education (for example, Master of Arts in Child Study and Education, Master of Education degree, Master of Teaching degree) with high academic standing (equivalent to a B+ or better) from a recognized university. Applicants with master's degrees in other disciplines may be eligible to apply for admission, but may have to complete additional courses in developmental psychology and/or child study.
    • Work experience. Normally a minimum of 3 years of current or recent work experience in an education-related field within a school or community setting. They should be able to identify how their work environment would be able to support and facilitate their research related to their problem of practice, which is a major outcome of this degree.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 22, 2023