In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements for Admission, the MBA program requires:
a) A current résumé.
b) A 250-word response to each of the following questions: “How, considering your career progress to date, does an MBA fit in with your future career goals?” and “When thinking of your own personal successes, were they a result of your own personal skills or your ability to work with others? Please describe”.
c) 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. This requirement can also be met by completing Tier III of the International Foundations Program with a minimum grade of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar III, "B" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency III, and "B" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency III.
d) Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT*) with a recommended minimum score of 550 or an equivalent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for the Haskayne MBA 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 Executive MBA program, completion of the GMAT* or completion of the GMAC Executive Assessment with a minimum score of 140.
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 university with a GPA of 3.20 or higher on a four-point scale; or (ii) applicants with a graduate degree from a recognized 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) For applicants to the Executive MBA (EMBA) delivery formats, the equivalent of at least seven years of work experience, a number of years of which must have carried management or professional responsibility.
h) Applicants to the EMBA specializing in Global Energy must be eligible to travel internationally.
i) Applicants may be interviewed by a member of the Admissions Committee as part of the application screening process.
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.
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
- Executive MBA: $3,000
- Executive MBA – Global Energy: $5,000
The deposit will be credited toward tuition fees upon registration.