The Faculty of Education at the U of A is one of the largest in the country. We offer a variety of unique programs that fit your individual needs.
High School students and post-secondary students wishing to earn a degree from the Faculty of Education will enter undergraduate studies.
Undergraduate Student Services administers all undergraduate program admissions, transfer credits, program information, field experiences, student counseling support, and graduation applications for the Faculty of Education. The office maintains the official Faculty record of each student's undergraduate academic program as well as the student teaching reports.
The following is a list of undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Education.
- Four Year Bachelor Degrees
- Five Year combined (Two Bachelor) Degrees
- Collaborative (Off-Campus) Bachelor Degrees
- Two Year After Degrees
- Aboriginal Teacher Education Program
Students who hold a recognized undergraduate degree and wish to further their studies may enter graduate studies. The following is a list of graduate programs offered by the Faculty of Education.
- Master of Education
- Master of Library and Information Studies
- Doctor of Education
- Doctor of Philosophy
Normally, admission to a diploma program requires an undergraduate degree and a professional teaching certificate. Diplomas in the following areas are offered to provide additional special qualifications.
- Educational Policy Studies Diplomas
- Educational Psychology Diplomas
- Secondary Education Diplomas
- Elementary Education Diplomas
The Faculty of Education recognizes the importance of offering community and campus-based educational programs that respond to the growing needs of Aboriginal communities. The following is a list of aboriginal programs offered by the Faculty of Education.
- The Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP)
- The Indigenous Peoples Graduate Education Program
Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute (CILLDI)
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What Can You do With an Education Degree?
There is something special about our graduates. In addition to teaching in elementary and secondary classrooms throughout Canada and around the world, we have graduates who are instructing in technical institutes and colleges. In addition, others are working in supervisory or administrative positions overseeing educational programs and running consulting businesses for families with children with special needs.
- Dare to Discover Education
Faculty of Education viewbook for prospective undergraduate students who are considering an education degree.