Schulich School of Education

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

Consecutive Bachelor of Education Degree ​​Program (BEd)

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

Concurrent Bachelor of Education Degree Program (BA/BSc/BPHE/BFA/BBA & BEd)

Concurrent Education is applicable to all undergraduate programs with the exception of the BScN and the BComm. All divisions (P/J, J/I or I/S) are available with the eligible undergraduate degrees with the exception of Child and Family Studies, which is only eligible with the P/J division.

​The Concurrent Education route includes a set of courses and a non-credit practical experience, that when taken as part of an Honours undergraduate degree, provide preparation for the Bachelor of Education program. Concurrent education allows Nipissing University students the opportunity to assess their suitability for and interest in a BEd before their undergraduate degrees are complete. 

Essential Skills in Preservice Teaching, Course Work, and on Practicum

This document was prepared by the Ontario Association of Deans of Education to be used by member organizations as appropriate within their programs to provide information for students in education programs, instructors and professional experiences coordinators, guidance counsellors, educational institutions, education program admission officers, accessibility service providers, teachers and the public about the essential skills and performance expectations for teacher candidates in initial teacher education programs. Click here to open/download the document as a PDF.

Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE)

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.

Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Master of Science program in Kinesiology offers a variety of unique features that make it distinct from other programs within the province of Ontario. Moreover, the program will fulfill a needed role in providing graduate school opportunities in kinesiology to students in the Northeastern Ontario region. The mode of program delivery includes traditional classroom, laboratory, and seminar settings.

Master of Education (MEd)

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.