This two-year program​ is comprised of three components: 

a) summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario
b) e-Learning delivered courses to teacher candidates in community, and
c) in-school internships under the supervision of a certified teacher, in a classroom setting.

The following is the procedure for applying:

Part 1 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:
  • Completed applicati​on form​
  • $50 non-refundable application fee, made payable to Nipissing University (this will be applied toward your tuition fee)
  • Proof of Aboriginal ancestry​
  • Official transcripts indicating one of the following completed certifications from an accredited college or university:
    • Early Childhood Education (ECE);
    • Native Classroom Assistant Diploma program (NCADP);
    • Native Special Education Assistant Diploma Program (NSEADP);
    • Native Language Teaching Certificate (NLTC);
    • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university.
  • Valid Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1st or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1st will not be accepted.​

Part 2 Returning Students:

Students returning to Part 2 must:
Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:
  • Completed applicati​​​on​ form​​
  • $50 non-refundable application fee, made payable to Nipissing University (this will be applied toward your tuition fee)
  • Valid Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1st or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1st will not be accepted.​

For further information on how to apply, please contact the Nipissing University Office ​of the Registrar​ at (705) 474-3450, ext. 4522, or e-mail iep@nipissingu.ca​.​

Fees

Information on fees is available from Student Financial Ser​vices​ at finance@nipissingu.ca​​.

Residence

Accommodations are available in our Chancellors House complex for either individual or multiple guests/families. Residence applications are available on our website under Applications & Other Forms 

​Program Information

Program infor​mation is available from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives or email aboriginalprograms@nipissingu.ca​.​​​

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