Admissions and Applications

We want to get to know you and help you navigate the admissions process. If you don’t see what you’re looking for and have questions, contact us. Remember, we’re here to help reach your career goals.


  • A 7.0 GPA (B-) or higher in the final two years of your undergraduate degree
  • A competitive GMAT score
  • Two academic or professional references
  • KIRA Academic online video interview
  • Professional resume

Are you an international applicant? You’ll need:

  • TOEFL – recommended score of 100 or IELTS – recommended score of 7
  • A minimum of one-year continuous work experience

Successful candidates include new graduates with strong extracurricular and community engagement. Additionally, individuals with up to five years of continuous work experience, are encouraged to apply.

Selected Co-op applicants will be invited to an admission interview.

Application Deadlines

  • International Applicants: March 30
  • Domestic Applicants: June 1
  • Part-time Program: We are no longer accepting applications for September 2018 admissions.

First Step

When you’re ready to start your application, submit our Get Started form. We’ll contact you to discuss your options and send you instructions for beginning your official application.

Get Started

Already spoken to a recruiter? Want to jump in and start your application immediately? Visit the School of Graduate Studies McMaster University Application site.

Let us know if you have any questions about the admissions process. We’re here to help!