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Let us help you navigate the admissions process. If you don’t see what you’re looking for contact us. Remember, we’re here to support you in your MBA journey.

Admissions Criteria

  • A competitive GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate degree
  • A competitive GMAT/GRE score*
  • Two academic or professional references
  • KIRA online video interview
  • Professional resume and/or CV

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

*MCAT will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

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

Even after reviewing the above admissions criteria, you might still have some questions about our admissions process. We’ve done our best to capture as many of those questions as possible and if you don’t see an answer you’re looking for, feel free to contact us at mbainfo@mcmaster.ca.

ARE YOU AN INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT? YOU'LL ALSO NEED:

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

Commonly Asked Admissions Questions

Still have questions about our admissions process? We’ve done our best to capture as many of those questions as possible. If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for, feel free to ask us a question.

Application Key Dates and Deadlines

MBA PROGRAMS*

Domestic Applicant
Round 1: November 15, 2019
Round 2: February 1, 2020
Round 3: March 31, 2020
Round 4: June 1, 2020
International Applicant
Round 1: November 15, 2019
Round 2: February 1, 2020
Round 3: March 31, 2020

*Excluding Accelerated

ACCELERATED

January 2020 intake: November 29, 2019
September 2020 intake: June 1, 2020
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FIRST STEP

When you’re ready to start your application, submit our Get Started form. We’ll contact you to discuss your options.

GET STARTED

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!

 

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