Programs of study

Innovative teacher education and graduate programs

The Faculty of Education offers a two-year Teacher Education program for aspiring teachers. This program provides the opportunity to join a specialized cohort in one of the following areas: Comprehensive School Health, French as a Second Language, Developing Global Perspectives, Imagination, Creativity and Innovation, and Urban Education Community. The Faculty also offers this program in French (Formation à l’enseignement). Moreover, the Faculty offers multidisciplinary programs in second-language teaching, jointly with the Faculty of Arts, for students wishing to learn how to teach a second language.

The Faculty also offers graduate programs in education: Graduate DiplomaMaster in Education (also available online), Master of Arts in Education, and Doctor of Philosophy in Education. Each of these programs involves different fields of concentration, such as counselling psychology or health professions education.


All programs from the Faculty of Education are accredited by external bodies.

Undergraduate programs

Teacher Education programs are accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers:

  • Teacher Education Program (BEd)
  • Aboriginal Teacher Education Program Certificate and BEd)
  • Formation à l'enseignement (B.Éd.)
  • Formation à l'enseignement en mode alternatif (B.Éd. à temps partiel)
  • Formation à l'enseignement – éducation technologique (Certificat en éducation et B.Éd.)

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

All Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies programs are accredited by the Ontario Council of Graduate Schools (OCGS):

  • Master in Education (MEd)
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA[Ed])
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD[Ed])
  • Graduate Diploma in Program Evaluation
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

Professional development programs

Professional development programs (PDP) are accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers:

  • ABQ – Additional Basic Qualifications
  • AQ – Additional Qualifications
  • AQ – Honour Specialist
  • Q.A. – Qualifications additionnelles
  • Q.B.A. – Qualifications de base additionnelles
  • Q.A. – Spécialiste en études supérieures (SES)
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