Bachelor of Education

North West College, in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan, will be offering this 4-year Bachelor of Education Program in Elementary and Middle Years Education beginning September 4, 2018.

The general purpose of this program is to prepare educators for careers in a variety of educational institutions, with a focus on teaching all subjects in K-9. Main teaching areas will be Indigenous Studies and English Language Arts. Activities will support cultural awareness for Northern communities. The program will include access to Elders.

Admission Requirements

There are no online applications for this program – please do not apply online. Paper application forms are available at North West College.  Printable Application Form 

Students must submit their completed applications to Tracey Conrad, North West College Post-Secondary Coordinator, Meadow Lake, along with the $90 Application fee for the University of Saskatchewan. North West College will send the applications to the U of S. Applicants must arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the U of S. The university will send acceptance letters to each applicant’s home address.
 
Please contact Meadow Lake Campus for more information.
Phone: 306.234.5100
 
1. Required high school classes
•  Biology 30 or Chemistry 30 or Physics 30 or Earth Science 30, or Computer Science 30
•  History 30 or Social Studies 30 or Native Studies 30
•  30-level language other than English or a Fine/Performing Art
•  Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
 
Two deficiencies among above subjects are permitted but must be cleared prior to entering second year of study.
 
Transfer students (with 18 transferable credits) do not need to meet these pre-requisite requirements.
 
2. Required grade average
 
High schools tudents or graduates 
Regular admission: 70%
A minimum Grade 12 average of 70% is required for admission. 
 
University/ college students or graduates 
Regular admission: 60%
A minimum post-secondary average of 60% is required for admission. 
 
Information on admission average calculation is available at:https://admissions.usask.ca/requirements/marks.php
 
3. English proficiency
 
If your first language is not English, you may have to prove proficiency in English before admission.
 
4. Special consideration

Applicants have the opportunity to provide an optional statement at the time of application that outlines extenuating or special circumstances that might have affected an applicant’s admissibility.  The College of Education also provides applicants with the opportunity to declare membership in an equity category, if they choose to do so.

In cases where applicants may not otherwise be accepted, applicants will be asked to provide contact information for two references who can attest to their knowledge, skills, and disposition in support of special consideration for admission.

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