FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS ACADF-NA Applied Commerce Education - After Degree

Admission Requirements

Your Academic History
If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit My Education for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College Polytechnic; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling; international secondary (high school) studies.


Upload Through Your Future Student Account

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.
  • Go to apply.rrc.ca and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.

If you do not have a Future Student Account or require assistance, please contact our Student Service Centre at 204-632-2327.

Internationally Educated Applicants - visit www.rrc.ca/credentials for credential assessment information.

Submission of required documentation indicating proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 15 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.

Submit your application directly to the University of Winnipeg.  

Annual application deadline:  March 1 (Late applications may be accepted up to June 1. Contact the program to inquire at teachered@rrc.ca)

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. University of Winnipeg Entrance Requirements
    • Meet the admission requirements for and be admitted to the Joint Red River College Polytechnic Applied Commerce Education program - Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg. See the U of W website for more information.
  2. Submit proof of successful completion of an undergraduate degree from a Manitoba university or equivalent with course work completed in a teachable area.
  3. See the U of W website for more information

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you do not meet the regular admission requirements, but are 21 years of age on or before December 31 in your year of admission, you may apply as a Mature Student. See the University of Winnipeg Calendar for alternatives to meeting the mature student admission requirements. Applications from Mature Students will be reviewed on an individual basis. You must also meet Regular Admission Requirement 2.

Application Instructions

  1. U of W Application
    • Submit an application and your supporting documentation directly to the University of Winnipeg (U of W).
  2. U of W Letter of Offer
    • U of W will send you a letter of offer requesting confirmation of your acceptance into the program and payment of the U of W deposit fee. The letter of offer is often distributed in April.
  3. RRC Polytech Application
    • Along with the U of W Letter of Offer you will receive an RRC Polytech PDF application form. You will send the completed PDF application form by email directly to StudentServices@rrc.ca Payment of the application fee is not required.  Do not submit an online application form as it will require payment of the application fee.  You will not need to resubmit your transcripts as the U of W will provide RRC Polytech with your grades and GPA information.
  4. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  5. RRC Polytech Letter of Offer
    • After receiving your Applicant Declaration for Checks Documents form and processing your application, RRC Polytech will send you a letter of offer requesting confirmation of your acceptance into the program by payment of the RRC deposit fee.

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying and should be submitted after you start classes.

  • Criminal Record and Adult and Child Abuse Checks
    • This program requires students to submit current original/official versions of one or more of the following checks:
      • Criminal Record Check (CRC)
      • Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (CAR)
      • Adult Abuse Registry Check (AAR)
    • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
    • If you are listed on an Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program
    • For details on this program's requirements, when to obtain and submit the documents, review the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
    • These documents have expiration dates and should not be obtained prior to timeline indicated on the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents form
    • For general information on why RRC requires these checks and for links to check providers such as the Winnipeg Police, visit our Criminal Record Checks webpage
    • Submit your check documents to the RRC program contact listed on the Contact Information section of your program
Academic Advising Service
Our academic advising service can provide information about our full-time programs, explain program admission requirements, and help you select the right program to meet your career and academic goals. We can also connect you with helpful people, resources, and supports.
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