Secondary Education Degree

Admission Requirements Tuition and Fees Program Structure

 

Keyano College's Secondary Bachelor of Education Degree program prepares you for teaching special subjects at the high school level. You'll develop your personal philosophy of education as you gain problem-solving skills and expand your knowledge of teachable subjects.

You'll learn how to teach in different social, political and economic environments. Build a strong commitment to the teaching profession as you study professional ethics to become a thoughtful educational practitioner.

Admission requirements

High school diploma (or equivalent)

You must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:

  • English 30-1 or English 30
  • Three subjects from Group A or C
  • Subject from Group A, B or C

Mature students

If you're a mature student who is 21 years or older and you have a high school diploma but have not completed all of the require courses, you can enter the program as a mature student.

Mature applicants must have a minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:

  • English 30-1 or English 30
  • Subject from Group A or C

English Language Proficiency

If English isn't your first language, you must show English Language Proficiency by having:

  • TOEFL: iBT with a minimum score of 86 with no score below 21
  • IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5 and no score below 5.0
  • CAEL with a minimum score of 70
  • MELAB with a minimum score of 85

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Spoken Language Proficiency

If English isn't your first language, you must also show Spoken English Language Proficiency by having:

If you have six or more years of full-time English education (including grade 12 year or higher) in a Canadian school, you meet this requirement.

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirements.

Tuition and fees

View the Keyano College Credit Calendar for this year's tuition and fees.

Program structure

You must choose a Major teaching subject (36 credits) and a Minor teaching subject (18 credits), which will prepare you for teaching specific subjects.

Major and Minor options

Please refer to the University of Alberta's University Calendar to review Major and Minor options and suggested course patterns. Contact an academic advisor for help planning your 1 year or 2 year courses.

Majors include:

  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • English Language Arts
  • General Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Social Studies

You'll need 120 credits to earn the Secondary Bachelor of Education Degree. After completing 60 credits, you must apply to University of Alberta directly to enter the third and fourth year of the program.

Years 1 and 2

Contact an academic advisor for help planning your 1 year or 2 year courses. In order to avoid any course conflicts, please use our Bachelor of Education - Secondary Year 1 Registration Guide.

Years 3 and 4

You must apply to the University of Alberta directly to enter the third and fourth year of the program and choose Keyano College as your Collaborative Degree program.

This year's deadlines:

  • Application deadline: March 1, 2019
  • Supporting document deadline: June 15, 2019

Please note that you cannot use Spring Session 2019 course work for admission purposes.

Admission steps

After you submit your application, you'll receive an email with your new seven-digit University Alberta student ID number. Within two business days, you should receive an email with your Campus Computing ID (CCID) and password. Use this information to log into your UAlberta email account and check your email.

Bear Tracks

Use your CCID and password to log in to Bear Tracks, the University Alberta's online student service system.

Once you've logged into Bear Tracks:

  1. Check your Application and Admissions Status
  2. Check your To-Do List

Make sure to submit all outstanding documentation by June 15th 2019 and check your University of Alberta email for your admission offer. You can accept your admission offer using Bear Tracks and pay the $500 tuition deposit by the deadline indicated.

 

Transferability

Transfer information on each course is available at the Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfers.