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Minimum Admissions Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree with minimum “B” average
  • Two letters of recommendation – academic references are required unless the candidate meets the work experience criteria, as defined in the “Application Process” section,  in which professional references may then be substituted.
  • The Sprott School requires that all applicants submit a GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) with a minimum score of 550 or an equivalent GRE (Graduate Record Exam) score. To calculate your equivalent GRE score, you can use the GRE Comparison Table for Business Schools.
  • Those who do not possess two years of professional work experience must complete the Internship portion of the MBA program.
  • Statement of Intent (once the online application process begins, applicants will have access to the ‘three’ Statement of Intent questions)
  • MBA Complement Form (available once the online application process begins)
  • Professional Resume
  • Successful completion of a video interview.  Candidates will receive an invitation to participate in the video interview once the online application has been started.
  • Proficiency in English
    • Please Note: For additional important admission and application information also refer to our information on the Application Process

Additional requirements for Sprott MBA Accelerated Stream

  • Completed, in the past five years, a four-year bachelor’s degree in business from a recognized Canadian university, or equivalent; and
  • A minimum overall average of B+.

Notes:

  • For applicants to the International Development Management concentration, an introductory course in economics is strongly recommended.
  • For applicants to the Business Analytics concentration, transcripts should indicate strong general quantitative skills.
  • Professional experience is defined as positions which include managing or supervising team members and may include responsibility of a large portion of a project life-cycle; managing time, budget and resources; leading a team in developing needs assessments, processes, and delivery options; strategic and financial planning; or collaboration with key stakeholders.

How to Apply

Refer to the application process page for details on how to open an application and the steps required to complete it.

Application Deadlines: Domestic Students

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Fall 2017: Apply by May 15, 2017*
(Fall term starts first week of September)

Winter 2017: Apply by October 21, 2016
(Winter term starts first week of January)

  • Winter admission is open to “Domestic Part-Time” candidates only. Full-time and/or international candidates are considered for Fall (September) entry only.
  • Only completed applications will be considered. All documents, including GMAT, GRE score must be received by the application deadline.
  • Spring/Summer admission is not offered at this time.
  • *For guaranteed consideration for the Business Analytics concentration, completed applications should be submitted by March 1.

Application Deadlines: International Students

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Fall 2017: Apply by March 31, 2017*
(Fall term starts first week of September)

  • International students are admitted only once per year to begin studies each September.
  • Only completed applications will be considered. All documents including GMAT, GRE score must be received by the application deadline.
  • *For guaranteed consideration for the Business Analytics concentration, completed applications should be submitted by March 1.
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Contact

For more information about admissions or the application process, please contact:

Liane Mazzulli, MBA Admissions and Promotions Officer
E-mail: mba@sprott.carleton.ca
Tel: 613-520-2600 ext. 2807