In 1920 Grade 10 completion was the new minimum requirement for entry into the School for Teachers. The course for the elementary diploma lasted four months.
In 1930 the first formal Master of Arts (MA) program in Education was approved in the Department of Education. By 1953, over 40 MA Education degrees had been granted.
In 1934 following World War I, enrolment stood at 114 students.
In February 1942, the teacher-training program vacated the college to provide facilities for the Canadian Women’s Army League. For the duration of WW2 teacher-training was located at McGill’s downtown campus. The School for Teachers moved back to Macdonald College in 1945.
In 1953 a four-year Bachelor of Education program was established. It combined academic courses taught at the McGill Campus and professional programs at Macdonald College.
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