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Education - Concurrent, B.Ed

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
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Education - Concurrent from Lakehead University emphasizes practical learning through placements, practicums, community engagement, and international opportunities to ensure you are fully prepared to enter into the workforce post-graduation.

With programs in two campus locations - Thunder Bay and Orillia - our Education program will provide you with the expertise you need to develop as an educator, and prepare you for the dynamic and rewarding profession of teaching today.


  • Teacher
  • Principal
  • Director of Education
  • Tutor
  • Second Language Teacher
  • Writer
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • School Counsellor
  • Adult Library Teacher
  • Grant Writer
  • Athletics Director
  • Youth Worker
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Community Development Officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall admission:

    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      60-75 if hons

  • Credits
    150 alternative credits

    150 or 180 if hons

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • English

  • Environmental Studies

  • French (as a Second Language)

  • Geography

  • History

  • Math

  • Music (Instrumental or Vocal)

  • Indigenous Language (Algonquin, Cree, Ojibwe, and Oji-Cree)

  • First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies

  • Health & Physical Education

  • Science (General, Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

  • Social Sciences (2nd Teaching Subject only)

  • Visual Arts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Start practicing IELTS today!
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 CAD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    6229 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6229 CAD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $6,199.52
  • 3rd year - $6,157.35
  • 4th year - $5,619.22

Living costs for Thunder Bay

  • 1149 - 1720 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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