University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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Social Justice Education (EdD)

University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Faculty:OISE, Department of Social Justice Education
Field of Study:Education, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Areas of Research:aboriginal and indigenous studies in education culture, communication and critical education critical race and anti-racism studies in education feminist studies and gender relations in education learning, work and change.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,537
International: $40,260


The EdD in Social Justice Education (SJE) is designed for those with an interest in professional and/or voluntary practice in relevant field domains where there is an interface between theory and practice and where the vision, skills, and commitment of dedicated and research-informed practitioners are pivotal to outcomes.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • Admission requires a University of Toronto Master of Arts or Master of Education in Education, or its equivalent from a recognized university in the same field of specialization proposed at the doctoral level, completed with standing equivalent to B+ or better.
    • Students who are admitted without sufficient previous study in a humanities, social science, or a cognate discipline may be required to take additional courses.
    • At least one year of professional experience.
    Application Notes :

    • Transcript(s) from each post-secondary institution attended
    • Two letters of reference (one academic and one professional)
    • A resume that provides clear and complete information about the applicant's work or field experience related to their proposed studies
    • Statement of Intent
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * 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