36 months
19534 CAD/module
8415 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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In this Education - Elementary program from Mount Saint Vincent University, you will develop a wide range of skills, knowledge and dispositions of a professional educator. 

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Your professors will emphasize reflective practice, diverse teaching and learning methods, and professionalism. The Education - Elementary program from Mount Saint Vincent University 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.

Program Options

You can choose from two programs: the Elementary or the Secondary program. These program options will help you to become a scholar, a teacher or a highly-qualified professional with future leadership potential. Both programs require 10 units of study organized over two years. Read the official Academic Calendar Program Description »

  • Elementary – The program examines the young learner and encourages reflective practice. It offers courses in philosophy, social and cultural contexts, as well as core curriculum in subjects such as mathematics, language arts and science.
  • Secondary – The program has a strong focus on examining contemporary culture and encouraging critical thinking. As a student, you’ll have two focused disciplines within a variety of subject areas such as social studies, English, mathematics, science or French.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Art Methods
  • Visual Arts in the Classroom
  • Advanced Curriculum Practice: Visual Art 
  • Elementary Art Methods 
  • Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics 
  • Fundamental Concepts in Science
  • Curriculum and Technology Integration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission from high school must submit a completed application, the application fee, and have an official transcript of the high school record forwarded directly from the high school to the Admissions Office.
  • Applicants who have previously attended another post-secondary college or university and those attending while making an application to the Mount may be eligible for transfer credits. Applicants must submit official documents of all previous academic work regardless of whether they are seeking recognition of transfer credits for a particular program. Students who fail to declare prior study or to supply such documentation may be denied admission to the University or be dismissed upon subsequent discovery.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19534 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19534 CAD per module during 36 months.
  • National

    8415 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8415 CAD per module during 36 months.
  • Nat: (10 courses) $8,415 – $8,833
  • Int: (10 courses) $19,534- $19,951

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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