Concurrent Teacher Education – Primary/Junior (Grades K-6)

You’ll study for six years to complete an Honours BA in Child and Youth Studies and a Bachelor of Education (BEd) at the same time.

This concurrent degree integrates theoretical and practical knowledge, and includes a unique undergraduate program, which focuses on understanding children, childhood and youth. Opportunities for field experiences begin in second year, with a required service-learning placement, and continue throughout the program.

Successful graduates will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers for an Ontario Certificate of Qualification and Registration.

  • BA Child and Youth Studies/BEd

Expected cut-off: high 80s

Not an Ontario Secondary School applicant? Find your admissions criteria here.

Career outcomes

  • Elementary school teacher
  • School administrator
  • Tutor
  • Education/curriculum developer
  • Public/private program instructor/administrator

Prerequisite requirements

  • English (ENG4U)
  • One 4U math (Mathematics of Data Management - MDM4U preferred)
  • For teaching at the Primary-Junior level (Grades K-6).