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Schulich School of Education - Education Degrees

Nipissing knows education
Our Faculty of Education promotes professional growth of teachers through pre-service, in-service and graduate programs, and provides educational leadership and support through consultation and research
Bachelor of Physical and Health Education
Nipissing's BPHE program can open doors to careers in teaching, recreation sports management, kinesiology, fitness assessment and promotion, coaching, and more!
Flexible learning options
Choose to obtain your Bachelor of Education degree via concurrent or consecutive education
Scholarships for students
100 Schulich Scholarships are available at Nipissing, valued at $6,000 each

Nipissing's Schulich School of Education provides many different career opportunities! A Bachelor of Education degree provides the foundation for many exciting careers.

The Bachelor of Education (BEd) program is a one-year full-time professional program that meets the requirements of the Ontario College of Teachers for teacher certification (Certificate of Qualification).

The concurrent program is offered in the following Arts and Science and Applied and Professional Schools degree programs: Bachelor of Arts (Honours): English Studies, Geography, History, Mathematics, Psychology, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Mathematics, and in the following education divisions: primary/junior division and junior/intermediate division. Students in the Junior/Intermediate Division must choose one of English Studies, Geography, History or Mathematics as their teachable subject.

The Bachelor of Physical and Health Education program is a four-year degree that will prepare students to become community leaders in the promotion of healthy, active, lifestyles.

The Master of Education (MEd) program is designed to prepare educational leaders for learning environments such as classrooms, schools and other learning organizations.

PhD in Educational Sustainability

Grounded in the context of a post-modern society, and recognizing the importance of multiple per​spectives, this PhD program in Educational Sustainability will prepare students from a variety of fields, such as education, health, social work, social justice and administrative leadership, for sustainable educational practices in the 21st century.


Nipissing University is continually ranked with A grades for:

  • Quality of Teaching
  • Campus Atmosphere
  • Class Size (A+)
  • Student Residences
  • Academic Support Services
    (According to Globe and Mail – GlobeCampus)

Don’t take it from us; here’s what students say:

  • "The best thing ... is being able to see your professors outside the classroom and they greet you on a first-name basis. There is nothing better than being able to talk to your professor like they are a friend."
  • "There is a large focus on research at the undergraduate level which does not always happen at larger universities. This gives Nipissing science students a path to further education and graduate schools."
  • "It is in a very scenic, northern setting. There are many trails on campus and a pond and waterfall to relax by to relieve stress and just think."
  • "The residences here are amazing with excellent dons and managers and activities. The residences are new and have amazing laundry, phone and kitchen facilities."
  • "Recreational and athletic programs offer a wide variety, lots of activities to sign up for, appropriate for all levels of skill."
    Source: GlobeCampus “Student Sound Offs”

See for yourself why The Globe and Mail ranks Nipissing with “A” grades for Quality of Education and Campus Atmosphere


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