We are no longer accepting applications for the Bachelor of Education — University Transfer program as Mount Royal now offers a Bachelor of Education degree in Elementary Education (4 year program). For more information, including next steps for students who have already applied and students currently enrolled in the University Transfer program please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
Mount Royal has long recognized that teaching is a noble profession. To ensure the first two years of your B.Ed. does more than just make the grade, it surpasses it. Mount Royal’s Bachelor of Education — University Transfer program combines theory with real-world experience in classrooms. The opportunity to work in a classroom with students combined with Mount Royal’s small class sizes and accessible instructors, ensures you will transfer to another university with a strong knowledge base and confidence.
Student Skills Model
The program is rooted in the 'educational imperative', meaning that we regard learning as a natural and essential component of the human condition wherein we are forced by circumstance both to learn and to continue learning in order to survive and to enhance our survival.
We hold that 'education' is a much broader term that characterizes individual lifelong learning in a variety of contexts whereas 'schooling' is more formal and certainly a more restricted set of grouped experiences usually occurring in a school setting.
School Field Experiences
School field experiences begin within the teaching candidate's first courses, a key and foundational element of the program. Interacting with young learners and practicing teachers is critical for theory to practice connections. Students develop an evolving teaching philosophy based on opportunities to research, discuss and critically analyze all aspects of education and schooling.
All teaching candidates will experience and develop:
Teachers are in high demand globally, especially as more and more are approaching retirement.
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Education Undergraduate Society
The student-run Education Undergraduate Society gives you the opportunity to explore professional growth opportunities as well as learn from others who share your interest in education. In the past, this active student local of the Alberta Teachers’ Association has offered workshops and organized tours to the universities where you can finish your degree.