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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. Gain practical, first-hand experience during years one and two through extensive weekly experiential learning opportunities with our partner schools in the community. This means you’ll see things from a teacher’s perspective from the start. Practica in years three and four provides further integrated and extended experience to develop your skills as an innovative, interdisciplinary and reflective teacher.

Career possibilities

  • Teacher
  • Curriculum developer/specialist
  • Education coordinator
  • Child and youth programs manager
  • Private tutor
  • After-school program coordinator
  • Camp counsellor/coordinator
  • After-school program coordinator

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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2021 Outstanding Future Alumni Award

Varsity athlete and Bachelor of Education student Marnie Garner recognized for her dedication to giving back.

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Reflections of growth after graduation

Bachelor of Education students look at themselves then and now.

MRU alumna Courtney Fox.

Knowledge-sharing in the classroom classrooms

MRU education major makes progress in teaching Indigenous ways.

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Faculty of Healthy, Community and Education

Mount Royal offers six bachelor's degrees and one diploma in the Faculty of Health, Community and Education: the Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Child Studies, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Health and Physical Education, Bachelor of Midwifery, Bachelor of Nursing and Social Work diploma.

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