Mount Saint Vincent University

Education - Elementary Education

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Program Information

School:Mount Saint Vincent University
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Description:In this program, you will develop a wide range of skills, knowledge and dispositions of a professional educator. Your professors will emphasize reflective practice, diverse teaching and learning methods, and professionalism. The degree will prepare you to recognize and value teaching and learning as a vital activity across a variety of workplace settings – both inside the classroom and out.
URL:Education - Elementary Education at Mount Saint Vincent University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Post-secondary Teaching and Research AssistantsCollege and Other Vocational InstructorsSecondary School TeachersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 7 ½ full credits (45 semester hours) in subjects taught in the schools of Nova Scotia. Candidates should have completed at least one unit (six semester hours) in each of English, Canadian or local history, a pure science (with a laboratory component) and at least one-half unit (three semester hours) in mathematics including the investigation of fundamental concepts and ideas of mathematics; and a further one-half unit (three semester hours) in one of either history, geography, economics, political science or Canadian Studies; and should have courses in a range of disciplines in the humanities and sciences. Candidates must have completed a minimum of one-half unit in developmental psychology, child psychology, or educational psychology (EDUC 3452). Candidates must normally have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last ten units of undergraduate coursework relevant to admission. Candidates should have demonstrable competence in educational technologies such as word processing, e-mail and the Internet.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 16, 2021