Canadian Teacher Certification

Due to new State and Federal education requirements, Daemen College has decided not to recruit and/or enroll new students into these program options for the spring 2013 and fall 2013 semesters.


More information regarding the status of these program options will be posted during the fall 2013 semester


Earn your Canadian Teacher Certification by completing convenient online and weekend courses in Daemen College's Weekend Education Program.  Upon graduation, students are eligible to apply to the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) for certification.

The Weekend Education Program offers the unique opportunity to become certified to teach in Ontario, Canada as well as New York, USA.  Spend 12 months engaged in both traditional and online classes.  During the final 4 months of the Master's Degree program, gain hands-on experience through student teaching opportunities. 

Students who would like to earn their Canadian Teacher Certification can begin by clicking apply now below. 

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Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)

The Ontario College of Teachers was established in 1997 and serves as a regulatory body for teachers in Ontario, Canada.  The Ontario College of Teachers provides certification for teachers in Ontario, Canada as well as establishing teaching standards for the region.



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