Why Choose the Werklund School of Education Undergraduate Programs

Which pathway is right for you?

The Werklund School of Education offers five pathways to obtain a Bachelor of Education. Select the option that describes you best, and discover your Bachelor of Education!

If you're looking at obtaining your first degree, or changing your major, check out the below pathways:

  1. Four-Year On-Campus Pathway

    Do you want to take the fastest path toward embarking on your teaching career?

    Do you live, or want to move to, Calgary? Explore the Four-Year On-Campus Pathway!

  2. Four-Year Community-Based Pathway

    Do you want to take the fastest path toward embarking on your teaching career?

    Do you live in a rural or remote area of Alberta? Would you like to remain and teach in your home community? Explore the Four-Year Community-Based Pathway!

  3. Five-Year Concurrent Pathway

    Do you want to get two degrees at the same time, and explore your teachable subject area more in-depth? Explore the Five-Year Concurrent Pathway!

If you are on the verge of completing an undergraduate degree, or already have one, check out the below pathways:

  1. Two-Year On-Campus After-Degree Pathway

    Do you live, or want to move to, Calgary? Explore the Two-Year On-Campus After-Degree Pathway!

  2. Two-Year Community-Based After-Degree Pathway

    Do you live in a rural or remote area of Alberta? Would you like to remain and teach in your home community? Explore the Two-Year Community-Based After-Degree Pathway!


Program Highlights

We are more than an Education program! Check out how Werklund stands out and ways to get involved within your program!

Service Learning

Service Learning

A get a chance to work with children and youth through a wide range of community and campus partners, apply course concepts to the real world, and get co-curricular credit while you build your professional network. Learn more about this opportunity here!

Field Experience

Field Experience

Each of our Bachelor of Education pathways include 20 weeks of integrated Field Experience. During each of these field experiences, student teachers participate in seminars, read and discuss assigned readings, complete individual and group assignments, and share final presentations based on their field experience learning. Learn more here!

Mentorship

Mentorship

This program uses individualized supports to help you connect, navigate, and progress as a professional and gives you the opportunity to connect with other pre-service teachers and with teachers in the community. Learn more about this opportunity here!

Teaching Across Borders

Teaching Across Borders

Take your experience global and find out what a classroom and school are like in another Province or Country! Learn more about this opportunity here!


Additional Resources

ESA

Education Students' Association

The ESA endeavours to assist its members in becoming active participants of the ATA, while advancing the interests of every Werklund undergraduate student.

Doucette Library

Doucette Library

Educational resources at your finger tips! Bookable space, borrowing services, and teaching support all available for Education students.

Werklund Wire

Werklund Wire

Education's undergraduate newsletter, designed to promote engagement between students and the administration. Find out more about what goes on in UPE and how to get involved.


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