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PBDE Requirements

General Requirements Applying to all Streams:

  • Students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work to earn a PBDE.
  • A minimum of 18 credit hours of 5000 level Education courses must be taken at the University of Winnipeg in order to meet the residency requirement.
  • A maximum of 12 credit hours may be taken from other post-secondary institutions and, upon approval from the Faculty of Education , transferred to the University of Winnipeg.
  • Generally, only formal university courses will be accepted for credit toward the PBDE. Except in cases where PD Sessions  have been pre-approved as part of a formal partnership between the Faculty of Education and a particular school division.
  • Students must achieve a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 (C+) across 30 credit hours in order to graduate with the PBDE.

The PBDE offers the following: