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Concurrent Bachelor of Education

Application Deadline:

  • January 12, 2023  101 OUAC (current Ontario high school students)
  • February 1, 2023 105D OUAC (out of province or international high school applicants)


Complete two university degrees at the same time in order to become a qualified teacher in Ontario.  To be considered for the Concurrent BEd program students must be admitted to and eligible to continue in an undergraduate program in one of York University’s other Faculties:

While co-registered in the two Faculties, students' combined degree program is subject to the approval of the two Faculties. Students pursuing their BEd also work towards the completion of a undergraduate degree.

Students are carefully selected on the basis of academic achievement, inclusiveness, experience and personal characteristics relevant to the teaching profession, as articulated in the application. The BEd degree is awarded concurrently only in conjunction with an academic degree as described above.

UPDATE:  As of fall 2020, the Faculty of Education no longer offered the Bachelor of Education (BEd)  Concurrent Upper Year Entry.  Current York students who are interested in the BEd may apply to the Consecutive option - Bachelor of Education. Please note that the Concurrent Direct Entry model (Admission from high school) is continuing.

How to Apply

Students can apply to our Bachelor of Education (BEd) program in a concurrent delivery model directly from secondary school (Direct Entry model) while also applying to select Faculties at the same time.

Access Initiative

Valuing Your Experience

The Faculty of Education Access Initiative seeks to ensure equitable and inclusive recruitment, admissions, and learning experiences for teacher candidates in the Bachelor of Education program. We are committed to ongoing community consultation, professional learning, and program review to ensure that all applicants have their diverse knowledge and experiences honoured through our application process and that our teacher candidates are supported in their continued journey with the faculty. The Faculty of Education admission policies are designed to assess the potential of all candidates, including those who have faced systemic barriers in their educational pathways, and to recruit individuals who are committed to our core principles of equity, diversity, community, collaboration, and social justice.


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