Bachelor of Education Degree FAQ

What’s an "After-Degree" program?

This means our two-year program is open to those who already have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution. Normally after two academic years (60 credits) in the after-degree program at King's, you will obtain a B.Ed. degree and an Alberta Professional Teaching Certificate.

What's special about King's B.Ed. program?

Our program helps you develop a clear Christian philosophy of education while providing sound training in teaching methods. We provide extensive guided practice opportunities in Protestant schools, Catholic schools, and public schools.

Will my degree be recognized?

All degrees at King's are accredited by the Government of Alberta. King's Bachelor of Education after-degree is fully recognized by Alberta Education, and the Interim Professional Teaching Certificate is awarded by Alberta Education. You will be qualified to teach in elementary or secondary classrooms in Alberta and other jurisdictions in Canada and the United States.

What are the qualifications of my instructors?

You will be taught by full-time faculty who each hold advanced degrees and have extensive classroom teaching experience. In addition, experienced master teachers, currently teaching in the classroom, instruct their students about the methods and materials used in teaching elementary school subjects and themes in secondary education.

What do I need to be admitted?

Visit education admission requirements to learn more. If you have questions about applying, reach out to our Admissions department.

Can I transfer courses from another university to King’s?

Yes. Up to nine credits of coursework may be eligible for transfer credit toward your B.Ed. degree requirements at King's.