In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements for Admission, the program requires:
MBA Admission Requirements
a) A current résumé.
b) A 250-word response to each of two questions provided as part of the application process.
c) For applicants required to prove present proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 97 with no section less than 20 (Internet-based test), or an IELTS score of 7.0 with no section less than 6.0 or a CAEL overall score of 70. This requirement can also be met by completing the Academic Communication Certificate with a minimum overall grade of "A-".
d) Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT*) with a recommended minimum score of 550 or an equivalent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with high scores on both verbal and quantitative subcomponents. It is recommended that applicants should place above the 70th percentile on overall test scores.
For the course-based Day and Evening MBA programs only, the following applicants may request to have the GMAT requirement waived: (i) applicants with a four-year BComm degree (or equivalent) from a recognized/accredited university with a GPA of 3.20 or higher on a four-point scale within 10 years of the applicant's intake date; or (ii) applicants with a graduate degree from a recognized/accredited university.
*Consult the Haskayne School of Business about the Graduate Management Admission Test.
e) Two reference letters.
f) For the course-based Day and Evening MBA program only, the equivalent of at least 2 years of appropriate work experience.
g) Applicants may be required to participate in an interview.
Note: An applicant who has completed a bachelor’s degree with an admission grade point average (GPA) from 2.50 to 2.99 may be admitted to an MBA course-based program as a regular student on the basis of the following equivalent achievement score: [(GPA x 200) + GMAT] >/= 1150.
Executive MBA Admission Requirements
a) A four-year baccalaureate degree with a GPA of at least 3.00 on a four-point scale.
For applicants with a GPA below 3.0: An additional requirement of a score of 500 or higher on the GMAT or completion of the GMAC Executive Assessment with a minimum score of 140.*
Applicants without a four-year baccalaureate degree may be admissible with a combination of over 10 years of professional work experience and an additional requirement of a score of 500 or higher on the GMAT or 140 on the GMAC Executive Assessment.*
*The final admission decision rests with the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. See A.1 Qualifications (Exceptional Circumstances).
b) A current résumé.
c) A 250-word response to each of two questions provided as part of the application process.
d) For applicants required to prove proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 97 with no section less than 20 (Internet-based test), or an IELTS score of 7.0 with no section less than 6.0.
e) The equivalent of at least seven years of work experience, a number of years of which must have carried management or professional responsibility.
f) Two reference letters. References listed on application are emailed a link.
g) Applicants to the EMBA must be eligible to travel internationally.
h) Applicants may be required to participate in an interview.
Successful applicants will be required to confirm their acceptance of an offer of admission into the MBA program with an online non-refundable deposit:
- Daytime MBA: $3,000
- Evening MBA: $1,500
- Accelerated MBA: $1,500
- Executive MBA: $3,000
- Executive MBA – Global Energy: $5,000
The deposit will be credited toward tuition fees upon registration.