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Bachelor of Education — Elementary (B.Ed.)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Gain practical experience — gain first-hand teaching experience through practicums and field work.

Further your education ― apply for teaching certification and qualify to seek admission to a Master of Education or a Master of Arts program at institutions across Canada.

Focus on instruction — interact in small classes and with faculty who are passionate about their disciplines.


A blend of educational theory and classroom experience will prepare you to teach kindergarten through middle school. The Bachelor of Education — Elementary provides students with extensive weekly experiential learning opportunities with our partner schools in the community during years one and two. This means you’ll see things from a teacher’s perspective from the start. Practica in years three and four provide further integrated and extended experience to develop your skills as an innovative, reflective teacher.

Career possibilities

  • Teacher
  • Curriculum developer/administrator
  • Education consultant/facilitator
  • Graduate studies
  • Private school/business educator

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Off-campus commitment creates lasting bond

Bachelor of Education teacher candidates exchange knowledge with Nakoda Elementary School students

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Teaching in a First Nation

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Keeping teachers at the head of the class

Mount Royal’s collaborative model for its Bachelor of Education — Elementary is being copied around the country

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