Undergraduate Programs

UBC Okanagan’s Bachelor of Education (BEd) program is a renewed 16-month, post-degree program. You will begin the program by selecting a pathway: Teaching Children (Kindergarten to Grade 5+) or Teaching Adolescents (Grades 6 to 9+). Once enrolled, you will work with classmates both within and across each pathway. UBC Okanagan’s BEd program offers extensive practical experience both inside and outside the classroom setting, including: two school-based practicums, a community field experience, a 15-week internship, and many place-based learning opportunities. Join our community and engage in collaborative learning with instructors, classmates, practicing educators and community partners. You will graduate with a globally recognized UBC Bachelor of Education degree that is highly sought after by employers both locally, nationally and internationally. 

Graduate Programs

Master's degree programs

Graduate offerings in Education provide opportunities for educators to further develop specialized areas of interest and integrate their practice and understandings within a framework of educational research and inquiry. Students have the opportunity to select courses within or across thematic areas cultivating an expertise of their own. For more information see the Graduate Programs webpage. 

PhD programs

Students interested in pursuing their doctorate with a focus in Education can complete their degrees through Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS) 

Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Certificates and Diplomas

The Okanagan School of Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificates (15 credits) and Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas (30 credits) provide professional development opportunities for educators and respond to the needs of schools and districts for education specialists. These are post-degree professional programs designed to complement post-secondary education that has already been achieved.

Current Options:
  • Teaching English and Additional Languages (TEAL)
  • Early Learning Certificate/Diploma
  • Inclusive Education Certificate/Diploma
  • Language and Literacy Education Certificate/Diploma

Learn more on the Certificates and Diplomas webpage.

Summer Institute in Education (SIE)

The Summer Institute in Education (SIE) at UBC's Okanagan campus is a series of credited seminars offered by the Okanagan School of Education during the summer session (July/August). SIE Courses provides the unique opportunity of connecting certified teachers and teacher candidates in classes together. Each 3-credit course is offered in a multitude of formats (indoors, outdoors, on-line and face to face) and are relevant to current trends and needs in education. For educators, courses in the SIE program can be used towards certificates, diplomas, graduate programs, professional development and upgrading requirements.

Learn more on the Summer Institute in Education (SIE) webpage.

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