Lakeland College

University Studies - Bachelor of Education (Elementary)

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Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:University Studies
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Elementary Education and Teaching
Description:You'll really know if you are cut out for teaching youngsters when you interact with them in a school setting. Whether it's a PEDS class where you work an elementary physical education class or take your Math Fair game to grade 3 students, you'll discover if this is the career you want.

Education is one of the most popular transfer routes at Lakeland. Most of our students go on to the University of Alberta or Saskatchewan, but you also have other options.What courses you take with us will depend on the major or minor you are considering. Those choices will also determine whether you'll be at Lakeland for one or two years.

URL:University Studies - Bachelor of Education (Elementary) at Lakeland College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,913

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes the cost of books, supplies, and field trips.
Careers:Elementary School Teachers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

High school prerequisites vary, depending upon the course selection and the institution. However, at minimum, all students require the following: Alberta High School Prerequisites - English 30-1 and Pure Math 30 or Math 30-1 or Math 30-2; Saskatchewan High School Prerequisites - English A30/B30 and Math A30/B30 or Pre-Calculus Math 30 or Foundations of Math 30. The U of A Elementary Education degree also requires 6 credits of science, so students either need the appropriate high school prerequisite or would be required to take EAS 100 and 105(Earth and Atmospheric Sciences). Students who are missing one or more of the required courses should contact Lakeland's academic advisor, for options.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]

Lakeland College classes are taught in English, so you'll need adequate written and oral English skills to be admitted to one of our programs regardless of your citizenship status or country of origin. If English is your second language, you must show English proficiency through one of the following: 1. Meeting program admission requirements, 2. Admission by special status, or 3. An acceptable score on one of: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum of 86 on the iBT exam and a minimum score of 21 in each of the four tested areas. If your program requires spoken language proficiency you will need a minimum of 26 points in the speaking component; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - minimum score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 on each band score; CAEL (Canadian Assessment of English Language) - minimum score of 60 overall with at least 60 on each band score; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery) - minimum score of 80 with no component less than 76. Must include the speaking test.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 31, 2017