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Initial Teacher's Certificate - Certification Requirements

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 4

  • Approved bachelor’s degree in education from a New Brunswick university
  • Minimum of 138 university credit hours including:
    • 30 credits in pedagogical training and 18 credits (or 18 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major (24 credits) and a minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.  

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 5

  • Approved bachelor’s degree in education from a New Brunswick university
  • Minimum of 168 university credit hours including:
    • 45 credits in pedagogical training and 15 credits (or 15 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major (24 credits) and a minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.  

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 6

  • A person who meets the requirements for a teacher’s certificate 5 and has completed:
    • an approved Master of Education degree or a Master’s degree in a teachable subject with 30 credit hours at the 6000 level; or
    • a non-degree program with 30 credit hours at the 6000 level that leads to an additional major or two additional minors.  

Form - New Brunswick Graduates - Initial Teacher Certificate

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 4

  • Approved bachelor’s degree in education;  
  • Minimum of 120 university credit hours including:
    • 30 credits in pedagogical training and 18 credits (or 18 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major (24 credits) and a minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.  
  • Teaching certificate from another province or territory.    

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 5

  • Approved bachelor’s degree in education;
  • Minimum of 168 university credit hours including:
    • 45 credits in pedagogical training and 15 credits (or 15 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major   (24 credits) and a minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.  
  • Teaching certificate from another province or territory.    

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s certificate 6

  • A person who meets the requirements for a teacher’s certificate 5 and has completed:
    • an approved Master of Education degree or a Master’s degree in a teachable subject with 30 credit hours at the 6000 level, or
    • a non-degree program with 30 credit hours at the 6000 level that leads to an additional major or two additional minors.
  • Teaching certificate from another province or territory.

Form - Certified Teacher in Canada - Application for a New Brunswick Teacher's Certificate

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s interim certificate 4

  • Education program from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of 138 university credit hours including:
    • 30 credits in pedagogical training and 18  credits (or 18 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major (24 credits) – minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s interim certificate 5

  • Education program from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of 168 university credit hours including:
    • 45 credits in pedagogical training and 15 credits (or 15 weeks) of approved practice teaching, and
    • a major (30 credits) in a teachable subject or a combination of a major (24  credits) – minor (18 credits) in two teachable subjects.

Summary of the requirements for Teacher’s interim certificate 6

  •  A person who meets the requirements of a certificate 5 and has:
    •  A Master’s in Education or a Master’s degree in a teachable subject consisting of 30 credit hours at the 6000 level, or
    • A non-degree program consisting of 30 credit hours at the 6000 level leading to an additional major or two additional minors in teachable subjects.


Form - Interim Teacher's Certificate - United States Educated Teacher

Form - Internationally Educated Teacher - Procedures for Interim Teacher's Certificate

 

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