Note: This program does not lead to an Ontario Certificate of Qualification for the K-12 education sector.
This program, along with its minors and certificates will provide you with a pathway to both personal and professional growth. We provide a wide range of continuing and professional programs with flexible learning opportunities to meet your needs. Whether you are a current student, graduate, professional or retired, our programs are designed to advance your career and enrich your life through learning.
The BA (Honours) in Educational Studies provides students with an overview of the broad field of education and reinforces the idea that education is intimately tied to society and occurs in a wide variety of settings, not just in elementary and secondary schools. The overarching goal of the program is to develop graduates who understand the potential of educational initiatives to foster personal and social change. The program is designed to prepare graduates to design and implement educational workshops, programs, campaigns, and interviews to meet their clients’ and employees’ needs in business, government, non-profit agencies, financial institutions, NGOs and health-care agencies. Through collaborative projects and partnerships with community organizations, graduates can become agents of change. This program does not lead to teacher certification.
The Minor in Educational Studies is open to all university students to gain insight into the broad field of education and an understanding of how people learn. Through elective and required courses, you’ll develop skills and expertise to prepare you for coaching, training, teaching, and the facilitation of learning in a range of environments and roles. The courses that comprise the minor in educational studies do not lead to a Bachelor of Education degree.
The Micro-Certificate in Literacy Development and Education is open to all individuals who are interested in learning more about literacy and the role of education in its development.
The Micro-Certificate in Teaching Second Language Learners is open to all individuals who are interested in working with second language learners in educational settings.
The Advanced Certificate in Canadian Culture in Education Studies (CCES) program is open to all individuals who hold a completed a university degree and want to prepare for advanced studies in educationally related disciplines.
The Advanced Certificate in Leadership in Community-based Education (LCBE) program is open to all individuals who hold a completed university degree and want to prepare for a career in an educationally related field.
- BA in Educational Studies
- Minor in Educational Studies
- Certificate in Adult Education
- Micro-Certificate in Literacy Development and Education
- Micro-Certificate in Teaching Second Language Learners
- Advanced Certificate Canadian Culture in Education Studies
- Advanced Certificate in Leadership in Community-based Education
Expected cut-off: mid 70s
OUAC Code: BES