NITEP – Indigenous Teacher Education Program

NITEP, UBC’s Indigenous Teacher Education Program, is a teacher preparation program that allows teacher candidates to engage with their choice of an Elementary & Middle or Secondary option. For more information, please visit

  • NITEP is a five-year concurrent program but many students choose to complete it in less time. Up to 12 credits may normally be completed during a summer session.
  • Some coursework can be completed off campus as a community based cohort. The final year of study must take place on campus.
  • Applicants must be self-identifying as of Aboriginal heritage. To apply, please visit