Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree(s): Bachelor of Education
Campus: Fredericton

Educators don’t just teach subject matter, they guide and support students on pathways of learning. As an educator, your role changes from class to class, semester to semester, year after year. Education is for passionate individuals who envision lasting positive changes in their local communities and across the world.

Students must complete a Bachelor’s degree before applying to the B.Ed. degree. Our program includes 60 credit hours of coursework and in-school teaching experience.

Why Education at UNB?

UNB’s Faculty of Education offers specialized areas of study in education, second language education, art, drama, mathematics, physical education, science, social studies, and early childhood education.

With UNB’s hands-on practicum approach, you’ll receive the opportunity to turn classroom theory into practice right away. If travel is of interest to you.

Hands-on learning

Because classroom experience is crucial to becoming an effective teacher, we provide students with a fully integrated practicum that includes three blocks:

  • Initial 
  • Intermediate (occurs over weeks in November/December)
  • Advanced (weeks during the spring)


Skills you will acquire:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Effective Communication (written and oral)
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Active Listening

More info

For more information, see the Faculty of Education.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Education" in our admission requirements tool.

Sample Courses

  • ED 5362 Symbolic Representation in Children’s Play, Pictures and Print
  • ED 3043

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