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UT: Bachelor of Education

Northwestern Polytechnic

Northwestern Polytechnic
Northwestern Polytechnic offers transfer programs to the University of Alberta or University of Lethbridge. A maximum of two years (60 credits) will prepare students to apply to second or third year of the Bachelor of Education degree program at the University of Alberta. A maximum of one year (30 credits) can be applied to the Combined Bachelor of Education Degrees programs at the University of Lethbridge. When students have completed the Bachelor of Education degree or combined degree program, they will be eligible to apply to the Teachers' Certification Branch, Alberta Education for their teaching certificate. Selection and completion of the appropriate courses for the program and a competitive grade point average (GPA) are required for successful transfer to the Bachelor of Education program of choice. For further information on current required GPA, please consult with an Academic Advisor in the Registrar's Office. For Transfer to University of Alberta: The University of Alberta Bachelor of Education program requires students to select either the Elementary Route (Kindergarten to Grade 6) or the Secondary Route (Grade 7 to Grade 12). Students who choose the Elementary Route, have the option of completing the University of Alberta Bachelor of Education degree on site at Northwestern Polytechnic. See the program listing for Teacher Education North (TEN), Collaborative Degree Completion, University of Alberta. NOTE: Students planning on completing courses with Athabasca University towards the Bachelor of Education Teacher Education North Collaborative Degree (TEN) must have begun any online AU course(s) by November 1st in the year prior to application to third year of the TEN program.

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10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 4C4, Canada

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  • Program Type University Transfer
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Standard admission with English 30-1 (minimum 60%), Math 30-1 (or equivalent), 2 other 30 level subjects in Humanities or Sciences, and one other in all 30-level categories (Humanities, Sciences, Fine Arts, Options). If you are 21 years of age or older, admission requires a minimum of 60% in English 30-1 and one other 30-level subject from Humanities or Sciences.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,485.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,662.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,000.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Yes

Updated May 24, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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