Related Career Pathways and Your BEd

Go beyond the classroom with a Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree from Cape Breton University. While becoming a teacher is a welcomed career path for most BEd graduates – it’s not the only one!

Many graduates have taken the skills learned through a BEd program and are currently enjoying careers in a variety of interesting sectors.

Take comfort in knowing that with the career skills of a teacher, you have a world of options available to you. A BEd degree provides you with skills and knowledge highly valued in many different fields.

  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving  & Presentation
  • Utilizing ICT
  • Cooperative Learning Strategies
  • Instructional Design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Organization
  • Leadership
  • Group Management
  • Motivation
  • Planning
  • Evaluating
  • Reporting Among Others

Related Occupations

Academic Advisor

Admission Counsellor

Adult Educator

Coaches (sports and motivational)

Community College Instructor


Continuing Education Program Planner

Convention and Events Planning

Corporate Trainer

Counselor/Career/Guidance Counselor

Curriculum Developer

Cultural Industries Administrator

Distance Education Educator


Education Coordinators/Managers

ESL Teacher

Corporations (sales, insurance, real estate, etc.)

Cultural Organizations

Corporate Training Divisions

Educational Publishers

Federal Education Agencies

Federal Government

Financial Institutions

International School Teacher

Health Authorities

Judicial system

Media and Communication Industry

Museums, Historical Societies, Parks Canada

National Associations and Councils

Pre-school/Early Learning Centres

Provincial Governments

Private Schools

Private Tutoring Franchises

National and Provincial Accrediting Agencies

Susan Basso
Manager, Bachelor of Education and Practicum Coordinator

Office: L138

Phone: 902.563.1651