Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2010/2011)
3 Diploma Regulations
3.1 Regulations for the Diploma in Post-Secondary Education
  1. A candidate for the Diploma in Post-Secondary Education will be required to complete 60 credit hours as outlined below:

    1. Twenty-one credit hours as follows: Education 2710, 2720, 2730, 2801, 3280, 3801, 4700.

    2. Nine credit hours to be chosen from: Education 2803, 3440, 3710, 3720, 3730, 4710, 4730, 4760-4780.

  2. Advanced standing to a maximum of 30 credit hours may be awarded for students possessing at least a combined total of six years of training and work experience in the occupational area in which training was obtained. Students who because of a deficiency of work experience are not eligible to receive the maximum of 30 credit hours advanced standing will be required to obtain further work experience and/or to complete additional University courses, either or both of which must be approved by the Admissions Sub-Committee for Post-Secondary Education.

  3. At least 24 of the credit hours required under clause 1.a. and b. must be completed at this University.


The requirement of Education 4700 may be waived by the Office of Undergraduate Student Services in consultation with the post-secondary group.

3.1.1 Waiver Guidelines - Education 4700
  1. Students who have at least two years of Post-Secondary teaching experience, and who produce written reports from their former principal or other appropriate authority to the Office of Undergraduate Student Services certifying the quality of their experience, may be excused from Education 4700. Students who are excused from taking the student teaching course must substitute in its place Education 2900 or an appropriate course in Education designated Adult or Post-Secondary to make up the required total for the degree.