Admissions and Application

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Questions about the following program requirements? Contact info.sobeygrad@smu.ca. Worried about your GMAT score? Consider take a GMAT preparation course through the Extended Learning section of the Saint Mary's Studio for Teaching and Learning.

Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (any discipline) from a recognized university with at least a "B" average (3.0/4.3 GPA) or equivalent. Official transcripts must be sent from each post-secondary institution attended by the applicant.
  • A satisfactory GMAT score (usually 550 as the minimum) obtained within the last five years. We will also accept a GRE.
  • 2-3 years' work experience is preferred, but not required. 
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate their English language proficiency by submitting an acceptable English language test score. 
  • We look for demonstrated leadership qualities.

English Language Test Requirements

  • If your first language is not English, you must submit an official TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson score. Tests cannot be more than 2 years old.
  • We require at least 100 on the TOEFL iBT with each section 20 or higher, with an Essay Rating of 5.0 or above.
  • We require IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no band below 6.5.
  • We require Pearson scores of at least 65.

Application Dates and Deadlines

International applicants:

  • April 1 

Canadian and Permanent Residents:

  • June 30

Program Start and Completion Times

  • Program Intake: September only
  • Minimum time to completion: 16-months (full-time), 3 years (part-time)

 

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Contact Us

Sobey School Recruitment and Admissions
Graduate Programs
Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University
902-420-5010
info.sobeygrad@smu.ca