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Admission Requirements

The Ted Rogers MBA Admissions Committee reviews every application on an individual basis. All admission requirements are considered, with emphasis on strong academic credentials, work experience and leadership potential. Applications are considered on a rolling basis once a complete application is received. Admission decisions are communicated within three to six weeks.

The Ted Rogers MBA encourages applicants from diverse academic and professional backgrounds to apply to the program. We consider applicants from a holistic perspective that takes into account the breadth and depth of their experience. To discuss whether your specific education or work background is a good fit with our program, please email your CV to our recruitment team at

Four year
bachelor degree

minimum GPA


English proficiency test
(if required)

Statement of interest


Two references

Online interview

Admission Criteria

All applications for graduate programs at Ryerson University are done online through the Yeates Graduate Studies page.

Please note: It will take approximately one hour to complete the online application. Save your application regularly to avoid losing your work.

Business bachelor's degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) or equivalent business degree exempts you from foundation courses.

Other bachelor's degrees: Foundation courses will be required; exemptions are
based on courses taken during an undergraduate degree.

Overall average of 3.0/4.33 (B) or higher in the final two years of university study, including post-graduate university programs. For information about calculating your GPA visit the Yeates School of Graduate Studies.

Required from all applicants who have degrees from institutions in which English is not the language of instruction or examination. For information about English Proficiency accepted tests and minimums scores visit the Yeates School of Graduate Studies.

Highest valid GMAT score will be used for consideration. GMAT code: 3QP-56-33.

A GRE can also be considered in place of a GMAT score.

After the submission of your application, you will be contacted to complete an online video interview.

A comprehensive resume outlining a minimum of two years full-time professional work experience. On average, applicants have five years of work experience.

Contact information for two references must be provided.

  1. One Professional Recommendation. This reference should come from a supervisor who is familiar with your professional accomplishments (e.g., relevant skills/knowledge, leadership).
  2. One Academic Recommendation. Ensure the professor knows your academic accomplishments well and can describe them.

If it is not possible to obtain an academic reference, then two professional letters of reference will be accepted.

Approximately 500 words outlining your reasons for graduate study, your career objectives, and how your previous studies and experience have prepared you for the program.

* Copies of transcripts must be provided with your online application. Upon receiving an offer of admission, applicants must submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions.