Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Description: Do you dream of becoming a Social teacher? Social Studies can be taken as a major or minor as part of a Bachelor of Secondary Education. Areas of focus include Canadian Studies, World Studies, Cultural Studies, and General Social Studies (e.g. Anthropology, Christian Theology, Classics, History, Human Geography and Planning, Native Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, and Sociology).

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.

URL: Social Studies (BEd in Secondary Education – After Degree) at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Secondary School Teachers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. All Applicants must present the following: a three- or four-year degree from an accredited postsecondary institution, and 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.