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Our Bachelor of Education program includes three stream options so you can choose from early, middle, and senior years students.
Maximize your learning experience with a wide variety of subjects including:
- Indigenous knowledge and curriculum
- Inclusive education
- Cross-cultural education
We will prepare you for a career in education through a mix of classroom learning and hands-on experience.
Teaching is a rewarding career with plenty of opportunity for professional development while maintaining a work-life balance.
The Bachelor of Education is a two-year program following the completion of a first bachelor’s degree which meets admissions requirements.
Expected duration: 2 years (full-time)
Students are required to complete a total of 60 credit hours of study which includes 24 weeks of practicum experience.
The Bachelor of Education program will prepare students for a career in education through a mix of classroom learning and hands-on experience in a variety of settings including urban, rural, French immersion, northern and international settings.
Part-time options are available, though day-time attendance is required and practicum experience requires full-time attendance.
The Bachelor of Education program includes three stream options so students can choose an age group specialty:
- Early Years (K – Grade 4)
- Middle Years (Grade 5 - 8)
- Senior Years (Grade 9 -12)
Sample course offerings
- EDUB 3406: Indigenous Perspectives and the Curriculum
- EDUB 3002: Contested Spaces in Education
- EDUA 3000: Canadian School Systems and Their Public Purposes
- EDUB 4012: Pedagogy in Multiple Literacies: Children as Meaning Makers
- EDUB 3510: Language Awareness for Teachers
- EDUB 4100: Teacher and Technology
- EDUB 3016: Creative Collaboration in the Arts
- EDUA 4000: Inclusive Education
For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar.
The following are minimum requirements for entry into the Bachelor of Education program. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Early and Middle Years Programs
A recognized bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 90 credit hours and the requirements for two different subjects plus a breadth component as follows:
- 18 credit hours in a teachable major
- 12 credit hours in a teachable minor
- 6 credit hours English literature or French literature
- 6 credit hours Social Studies (History or Geography)
- 6 credit hours Mathematics (or Statistics)
- 6 credit hours Science (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology or Physics)
Senior Years Program
A recognized bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 90 credit hours and the requirements for two different subjects:
- 30 credit hours in a teachable major
- 18 credit hours in a teachable minor
For a full breakdown of admission requirements, please refer to the information under 'How to apply'.
How to apply
Domestic student application fee: $100
International student application fee: $120
Applications to the University of Manitoba are completed online. The online application includes several parts, and you may be required to submit transcripts, proof of English Language proficiency, and other documents.
The Faculty of Education's Diversity Admissions Policy aims to ensure that graduates of the University of Manitoba Bachelor of Education program help to create a more diverse teaching force in the province, representing the “cultural, ethnic, regional and social diversity of Manitoba.” Applicants can self-identify within the application to be considered in one or more Diversity Categories.
Admission and application inquiries
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