The Elementary Teacher Education Program at Bishop’s University is a two step program leading to two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and a Bachelor of Education. This combination of degrees is required in order to be eligible for a teaching permit or “brevet d’enseignement.”
The first degree prepares the student to teach a broad range of subjects that can be found in the elementary curriculum. Students who have completed another bachelor degree will be required to follow this program as part of their B.Ed.
Secondary Teacher Education Program
The Secondary Teacher Education Program at Bishop’s University is a two step program leading to two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) with a Double Major (Education and a teaching discipline) and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) This combination of degrees is required in order to be eligible for a teaching permit or “brevet d’enseignement.”
The School of Education Two-Step Program
The first step of the two-step program normally takes 3 to 4 years to complete. During this step, students take courses related to the subjects they will be teaching, take courses in education, and fulfill practicum requirements.
Students must choose from one of the following ten profiles: Mathematics, English, Teaching English as a Second Language, Social Studies, Science Teaching Major (one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics), Fine Arts, Music and Drama.
The first degree, the BA or BSc, is a 93 credit (120 credits for students from out of province with grade 12) program with a Double Major in Secondary Education and one of the above profiles. This degree may be completed on a part time basis.
The second degree, the B.Ed., is a 36 credit program that must be completed on a full time basis and begins in the fall semester only. During the second step of the two-step program, students take courses in education only and complete a 13 week practicum.
Total Duration: 8 Semesters (4 years)
Tuition fee: 16,375 C$/ Year
Application Fee: 100 C$
Eighteen (18) years of age or older
High School Diploma with Minimum CGPA 75%
Proof of English proficiency (Minimum IELTS overall band score: 6.5 - TOEFL IBT: 90)
- Copy of high school transcript, including mid-term course grades if available
- Copy of personal identification document(s).
This important stage can be done either by yourself or an Immigration Lawyer (or an ICCRC Member). In both ways, STAR can help you out!
Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ): Required
Study Permit: Required
* Note: All documents must be translated in English or French
B.A. Major in Educational Studies