ATEP is an elementary off-campus community based collaborative cohort program, designed to improve the educational success of Aboriginal children by increasing the number of Aboriginal teachers with an understanding of Aboriginal perspectives in communities in Northern Alberta. While this program is intended for Aboriginal students, all students are encouraged to apply.
Urban Cohort: Secondary
The Urban Secondary Cohort is a four-year teacher secondary education degree program where students will attend school at the University of Alberta from September 2017 to April 2021 and learn to teach grades 7-12. This urban cohort is for Aboriginal students only.
Students will follow set Social Studies major and an Interdisciplinary minor. The Interdisciplinary minor program focuses on Indigenous languages and cultures in the classrooms.
The admission requirements are:
An average of 68% is required
English 30-1 is required
Social Studies 30-1 is required (Aboriginal Studies 30 included)
3 additional 30 level courses are highly recommended
Applying to the Urban Cohort
Paper application accepted at our office only - please do not apply online. A nonrefundable admission fee (new student) of $125.00 is required and can be paid by cheque or money order made out to the “University of Alberta”.
Deadline for application is: May 31, 2017
More information about the Urban Cohort
ATEP Four-Year Degree Applicant Requirements for Off-Campus Collaborative Program
Years 3 & 4 of Elementary Route
Applicants to ATEP must have 60 specific credits completed in order to be considered for admission to the final two years.
ATEP After Degree Applicant Requirements
To be admissible to the After Degree program, applicants must present:
- An approved 3 or 4 year Baccalaureate Degree.
- An admission grade point average of at least 2.0.
Note: All students in the After Degree program must have 6 credits (usually two courses) in English Literature and Composition. Students who do not present this at the time of admission will be required to complete this coursework prior to being eligible to graduate from the program.
Please contact Undergraduate Student Services for more details.
- Students who have been required to withdraw from an accredited post-secondary institution should contact ATEP to discuss the implications related to admission.
For additional admissions information, consult the University of Alberta calendar:
Secondary route program
Delivering from year 1 to year 4 of the Secondary Education Degree. This program includes a social studies major and an interdisciplinary minor.
- English 30-1
- Social Studies 30 or Aboriginal Studies 30