Education After-Degree Admission Requirements

Admission into King's Education After-Degree programs are competitive and space is limited so apply early! King's Elementary Education program has 35 spaces and the Secondary Education program has 25 spaces.

Looking to transfer into on of King's Education programs from another institution? Please note that King’s accepts a maximum of nine credits into these programs excluding practicum credits. Each course considered for transfer must have a grade of at least a C-.

Elementary Education After-Degree Admission Requirements

There may space within the B.Ed. program to finish some of the admission requirements if needed. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

  • A three or four-year bachelor degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits of study in your first degree.
  • Breadth of study, including six credits in English and three credits in each of the following areas: Canadian Studies, Math, Natural Sciences, History, Fine Arts, and Social Sciences.
  • Courses in Developmental Psychology, Education Philosophy, and Introduction to teaching are also recommended, but not required.

Students beginning their first degree at King's with an after-degree in Elementary Education in mind should follow the pre-elementary education recommended courses guidelines.

Secondary Education Admission Requirements

There may be space within the B.Ed. program to finish some of the admission requirements if needed. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

  • A three or four-year bachelor degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits of study in their first degree.
  • A minimum of 30 credits in a teachable major.
  • A minimum of nine credits in a teachable minor.
  • Breadth of study, including six credits in English and three credits in at least two of the following areas (may not overlap with teachable major and minor): Canadian Studies, History, Fine Arts, Math, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
  • Courses in Developmental Psychology, Education Philosophy, and Introduction to teaching are also recommended, but not required.

Students beginning their first degree at King's with an after-degree in Secondary Education in mind should follow the pre-secondary education recommended courses guidelines.

Teachable major and minors that are accepted:

  • Biology/Environmental Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Career and Technology Studies: Business
  • Career and Technology Studies: Computing Science
  • Drama
  • English Language Arts
  • General Physical Sciences
  • General Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Social Studies

Additional teachable minors that are accepted:

  • Art
  • Physics
  • Second Language