Undergraduate Program Information

The Faculty of Education offers several Bachelor of Education programs for those wishing to become teachers, and a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) program.

Undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Education are full-time (normally 4 or 5 courses per term). Students are not permitted to attend part-time. 

The Faculty also offers​ a Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL), a two-year graduate program leading to teacher certification for those already holding an undergraduate degree in a teachable subject.

Teacher Certification Programs:

The Faculty offers a variety of programs for the kindergarten/elementary and the secondary levels, and three specialist programs in second language, music, and physical & health education. These prepare you to teach at both the elementary and secondary level. Student teaching field experiences are at the heart of all our teacher education programs. Students are placed in a school each year, and will spend at least 700 hours in a range of classroom settings. During this classroom experience, students are mentored by dedicated teams of cooperating teachers and McGill supervisors.

BSc (Kinesiology) Program:

Kinesiology, the "study of movement"; also known as exercise, sport, or movement science, is a multidisciplinary field which considers the sociological, psychological, and developmental perspectives of physical activity and sports while examining the biological and mechanical foundations of movement. Career outcomes may be found in the areas of ergonomics, protective equipment design, health counselling, physical fitness evaluation, exercise prescription and supervision, and sports administration. For more information visit the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

For information about undergraduate programs please visit the appropriate department:

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)

Minors and Minor Concentrations in Education


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