Faculty of Education - Bachelor of Education

Program description

Pursuing a Bachelor of Education degree at Manitoba's only research-intensive university will prepare you to become a successful K-12 teacher.

A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) at the University of Manitoba is an after-degree program. It is a two-year program that follows the completion of a first bachelor's degree*.

Click here for detailed information about the B.Ed. program.

*Your first university degree and the courses you have taken must meet the B.Ed. admissions requirements.

 Program options

The B.Ed. program offers stream options that allow you to choose the age group you want to learn to teach. The streams available include:

  • Early Years (K - Grade 4)
  • Middle Years (Grade 5 - 8)
  • Senior Years (Grade 9 -12)

It also offers practicum school experience options including: urban, rural, French immersion, northern and international settings.

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

Interesting courses

Our program includes courses that focus on areas such as Indigenous knowledge and curriculum, inclusive education, cross-cultural education, technology, second-language education, education for sustainable development and curriculum areas in sciences, arts, social studies, languages, math, human ecology and physical education.

Unique opportunities

Our Faculty of Education is located on the Fort Garry Campus where numerous campus-wide resources are available to students.

Additionally, the Faculty of Education provides B.Ed. students with:

  • Small classes in upgraded classrooms
  • Faculty of Education student group communities
  • Numerous scholarships and bursaries, specifically for B.Ed. students
  • Research opportunities with professors (Undergraduate Research Awards)
  • Faculty community service learning programs
  • Opportunities to participate in professional/academic conferences
  • University-school partnerships, and
  • National and international award-winning professors who teach B.Ed. and graduate courses and conduct extensive research.



Professional opportunities

Teaching is an exciting profession, extending across many areas of employment.

Under the current collective agreement, provincially certified teachers working full-time qualify for a minimum starting wage of at least $56,000.

Additionally, teaching can offer a lifestyle conducive to work-life balance while continuing professional development. Explore some career options on the following links:

Note: Additional training may be necessary for some of these positions.

Admission Requirements

Visit the application for admission page to learn about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.



Important links

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