Application Process

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Pursue Your Goals and Change Your World

What’s inside sets us apart. It’s about how the experience will empower you to pursue your goals and change your world. It’s about who you are when you start the degree, who you are when you leave, and the community you’ll be part of. Our community of alumni is over 5,000 people strong with connections to every conceivable industry within Canada and beyond.

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to the Lazaridis Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

Your MBA Journey Starts Here

At the Lazaridis School, our goal is to empower you to succeed in whatever path you choose and to arm you with the tools to achieve your definition of success.

Start on the journey that will change your life.

Upon receipt of an offer of admission, applicants are required to submit the tuition deposit form. For detailed information on accepting your offer, refer to the graduate admissions toolkit

Rolling Admissions

We have rolling admissions for all domestic applications received for our MBA programs. We encourage domestic applicants to apply as soon as they are ready, as the programs can fill up quickly.

Rolling admission means that offers of admission are awarded year-round to all successful candidates for all of the upcoming intake dates until a program is full.

Note: Rolling admission does not apply to international applications. All international applications are reviewed after the Jan. 15 deadline.

Contact the MBA Program Office to see if we are still accepting applications for your preferred MBA degree.

Application Deadlines

Waterloo

The Waterloo MBA programs preferred application deadline is to have part one of the two-part application complete by June 30, 2021 for the August 2021 intake of the Full-Time MBA and the Full-Time MBA with Co-op and the Sept. intake of the Part-Time Evenings MBA degree.

Note that applicants do not need a GMAT score to complete part one of the application. Applicants can bypass that information but then will be required to submit an unofficial GMAT score in part two of the application process. If you are an eligible candidate interested in applying for any of our Waterloo degrees, contact Holly at hpaterson@wlu.ca with any admission or application questions.

Please note: All international candidates must have their applications submitted by Jan. 15 of each year for the Waterloo MBA programs.

 

Toronto

The Toronto MBA programs application is a two-part process. We recommend starting part one as soon as possible, noting February 1st, 2021 as a suggested start date. This recommended date provides ample time to complete both parts of the two-part application process.

Applications may be started up until the final deadline of March 15th, 2021 or until the program fills. Candidates who have an open application portal will be able to add documents to their portal until the closing date of March 31st, 2021.

This is for the comprehensive part-time alternate weekend MBA, the Double degree - MBA and MFin, and the Accelerated MBA offered in Toronto.  All these programs begin April 9th, 2021. 

Note that applicants do not need a GMAT score to complete part one of the application. Applicants can bypass that information in part one, but will be required to submit an unofficial GMAT score in part two of the application process.

If you are an eligible candidate interested in applying for any of our Toronto degrees, contact Maureen at mferraro@wlu.ca with any admission or application questions.