The Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) offers a graduate program in Teaching, leading to the Master of Teaching (MT) degree. Students have a unique educational opportunity that combines teacher qualification with advanced study of educational theory and an opportunity to conduct research. The program provides students with a strong grounding in curriculum, human development, ethics, educational law, diversity, educational technology, teaching, and learning. 

This teacher education program offers the opportunity for elementary and secondary student teachers to deepen their knowledge of all aspects of teaching. The high level of academic rigour, combined with increased practice teaching experiences enhances and extends the theoretical and practical knowledge of students preparing to become teachers. The program includes formal coursework, teaching and research seminars, practice teaching, internship, and a major research project.

Students may also be interested in the combined degree program in Music Education (Stream), Bachelor of Music / Master of Teaching ​(MusBac/​MT​)

The Master of Teaching program offered by the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning is one of two degrees offered at the Ontario Insitute for Studies in Education that allow graduates to teach as licenced teachers in the province of Ontario. For information on the Master of Arts  in Child Study and Education (CSE) offered by the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study (Jackman ICS), please review that program's fact sheet or the website of the Jackman ICS.   

Degree Offered

Teaching​MT​, MusBac/​MT​


​​​​​Quick Facts

​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .



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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MT-See OISE website.
MT-See OISE website.
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MT-n/a
3. Minimum GPA MT-mid-B
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MT-n/a
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MT-n/a
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MT-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MT-n/a
9. Program length (full-time only) MT-5 sessions
MT-5 sessions
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar