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Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education - After Degree

Faculty of Education

Why study General Science?

Why study General Science? (Secondary Education)

Do you dream of becoming a Science teacher? General Science can be taken as a major or minor as part of a Bachelor of Secondary Education.

Areas of focus include topics in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Why get a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education - After Degree degree?

Why take the Secondary Education After-Degree program?

This program is designed for students who already hold a university degree. The length of the after-degree will vary depending on how much of your previous university coursework is transferable.

The after-degree can be taken at the University of Alberta or at one of our partner universities as part of our Collaborative Off-Campus Program.

Why study Secondary Education at the University of Alberta?

Teaching is a calling, and we are dedicated to helping you become the homeroom teacher that your students will remember for a lifetime. Our Secondary Education program in the Faculty of Education prepares you to pass on your love of learning and discovery in almost any subject to students in grades 7-12. You’ll choose two areas of specialization — a major and minor — allowing you to pursue your passion and customize your experience.

The Secondary Education program includes a five-week Introductory Professional Term (IPT) and a nine-week Advanced Professional Term (APT). You will typically teach in your Major subject in both your IPT and APT.

This degree is normally taken as a four-year program but can also be taken as an after-degree. Upon completion of this program, you will be recommended for teacher certification in Alberta.

Possible Careers

  • Adult Educator
  • Child and Youth Care Worker
  • Corporate Trainer
  • English as a Second Language Teacher
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Post-Secondary Advisor
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Teacher
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Tyler, from Grande Prairie, recently completed his Secondary Education degree and is now working as a teacher back home.

Non-Direct Entry

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

After-Degree Applicants - General Requirement:

All Applicants must present the following:

  1. A three- or four-year degree from an accredited postsecondary institution
  2. An Admission GPA (AGPA) of at least 2.0, or equivalent, based on the most recent graded and transferable ★24. The length of the program will depend on the courses that a student presents at the time of admission. The Secondary After Degree program length will depend on the courses presented at the time of admission.
 
 

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