Bachelor of Education - Concurrent

Concurrent Bachelor of Education (BEd) Program

Concurrent Education Students graduate with a Dual Degree – an honours undergraduate degree in their discipline of choice (except Nursing and Social Work) and a Bachelor of Education degree.

The Faculties of Arts and Science, and Applied and Professional Studies, in conjunction with the Schulich School of Education, offer a Concurrent Education program leading to an honours undergraduate degree in your discipline of choice (except Nursing) and a Bachelor of Education degree.  All three divisions will be available to students (Primary/Junior, Junior/Intermediate and Intermediate/Senior).

Apply to the Schulich School of Education, and earn your Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree at Nipissing University in one of the pre-eminent education programs in Ontario. Renowned for graduating exceedingly well-prepared and professionally-minded teachers, the Schulich School of Education will prepare you for teaching in traditional and non-traditional environments, and will provide you with transferable communication and collaborative skills that are essential to any career.

Duration 6 years
Practicum 19 weeks of practicum + 60 hours of Community Leadership Experience (CLE)
English Public school boards, English Separate school boards, and First Nations or federally administered schools
Division Choose one of the following:

  • P/J – (J/K to Grade 6)
  • P/J – French as a Second Language
  • J/I – (Grades 4 to 10)
  • I/S – (Grades 7 to 12)
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Essential Skills in Preservice Teaching, Course Work, and on Practicum

This document was prepared by the Ontario Association of Deans of Education to be used by member organizations as appropriate within their programs to provide information for students in education programs, instructors and professional experiences coordinators, guidance counsellors, educational institutions, education program admission officers, accessibility service providers, teachers and the public about the essential skills and performance expectations for teacher candidates in initial teacher education programs. Click here to open/download the document as a PDF.

The Ontario Certificate of Qualification

Qualified candidates who successfully complete the Bachelor of Education degree programs (Consecutive or Concurrent) will be reported to the Ontario College of Teachers for a Certificate of Qualification and Registration.