Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements for Manitoba High School Diplomas

From Grade 9 to Grade 12, students earn course credits towards high school graduation. To obtain a Manitoba high school diploma, students must accumulate a minimum of 30 credits from a combination of compulsory and optional courses.

Four diploma programs are available, each with specific compulsory and optional course requirements.

When choosing courses, students should ensure they meet the entrance requirements of the post-secondary education and training, apprenticeship or private vocational training they plan to pursue.


High School Graduation Requirements for International Students

Each year, Manitoba welcomes many international students to the Manitoba public and funded independent school systems. The new policy Manitoba Graduation Requirements for Students Presenting Non-Canadian Transcripts for Credit Towards a Manitoba High School Diploma is designed to help international students succeed in Manitoba. Effective September 1, 2017, this policy will assist students in the adequate preparation for post-secondary education and help ensure competency in English or French of international students.

Letter (PDF Document 483 KB)
Policy (PDF Document 20 KB)


Individualized Senior Years Program: Certificate of Completion

This certificate recognizes the achievement of students with significant cognitive disabilities who benefit from a highly individualized and functionally appropriate learning experience.

Letter (PDF Document 13 KB)
Guidelines (PDF Document 20 KB)

Order Certificates from the Manitoba Learning Resource Centre stock # 72501