MBA Admissions and COVID-19

MBA Admission Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree with an overall cumulative grade point average of a “B” which is the equivalent of 8.0/12 on Carleton’s scale. The CGPA calculation will be based on all four years of study.
  • Two academic recommendations from Professors 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
  • Those candidates who have been shortlisted may receive an invitation to participate in a video interview.
  • Proficiency in English
    • Please Note: For additional important admission and application information also refer to our information on the Application Process

Notes:

  • For Fall 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.

For technical issues with your MBA application account including login or password problems or difficulties uploading application documents or any other issues related to your account, please send an email with your Carleton ID number to graduate_studies@carleton.ca.

Application Deadlines: Domestic Students

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Fall 2020:
Apply no later than July 1, 2020 

Winter 2021:
Apply no later than November 15, 2020 

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis for as long as space remains.
  • Only completed applications will be considered.
  • Concentrations are not available for Winter intake students

Application Deadlines: International Students

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Fall 2020:
Apply no later than July 1, 2020 

Winter 2021:
Apply no later than November 15, 2020 

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis for as long as space remains
  • Only completed applications will be considered.
  • Concentrations are not available for Winter intake students

International candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early enough to allow sufficient time to secure Student Visas if offered admission.

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Contact Us

For technical issues with your MBA application account, including login or password problems or difficulties uploading application documents, please send an email with your Carleton ID number to graduate_studies@carleton.ca.