Please consult the Graduate Calendar for the Master of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI) degree requirements.

Normally, full-time students graduate in 1 year by enrolling in 4 courses per term and complete the Capstone Project in the third and final term.

Part-time students have greater flexibility and will work with the program administrator to balance program and work responsibilities.

To graduate, students are required to have a minimum GPA of 70% and successfully complete the Capstone Project.

At a glance:

  • Coursework-based, on-campus
  • Full or part-time
  • 1 year
  • 8 courses
  • Capstone Project

Program schedule

The following is the suggested sequence and length for full-time students.

Term Courses


ECDEV 601 – Economic Development: Theories and Frameworks

ECDEV 602 – Economic Development: Policy and Practice

ECDEV 603 – Analytical Tools for Economic Development

1 elective


ECDEV 604 – Management and Policy Tools for Economic Development and Sustainability Professionals

ECDEV 605 – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

ECDEV 606 – Innovation and Economic Development in Cities and Regions

1 elective


Capstone Project

Note: If there is a discrepancy between the Graduate Calendar and the program schedule, the Graduate Calendar will take precedence and please notify the MEDI program administrator.


Dragana Kostic
Program Administrator
Master of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI)