John Molson MBA in Investment Management

Offered by the Goodman Institute of Investment Management

John Molson MBA in Investment Management

Offered by the Goodman Institute of Investment Management

As it is a competitive program with a limited number of available seats each year, we recommend exceeding the minimum requirements for better chances of admission. For more information on the process, please consult our step-by-step application guide.


Academic credentials

  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 out of 4.3
    • International applicants must have obtained their degree from an accredited university; see a listing of international equivalencies.
  • If you are currently enrolled in school:
    • Submit the results of previous terms and a list of your current courses
    • Include mid-year grades if they're available

We accept English or French transcripts. If your transcript is in another language, you must provide the original sealed transcripts, as well as a certified translation.

You may upload unofficial scanned copies of your transcripts for the application. Official sealed transcripts (and certified translation, if applicable) will be requested if you are admitted.


Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

A GMAT score of 580 or better. For more information on the GMAT, please visit our GMAT page.

  • Although we prefer the GMAT, we also accept the GRE General test.
  • We only accept GMAT and GRE test results completed within the previous five years.
  • We also accept the online version of the GMAT or GRE exam
  • GMAT waivers
    • Will be granted to those who have already passed the CFA Level 1 exam
    • May be granted to candidates with an excellent CGPA (3.5+/4.3) and significant work experience in the field of finance.

English language proficiency

Applicants who did not complete their undergraduate degree in a country on our exempt countries list must write a pre-admissions English proficiency test. We accept the following language tests and minimum scores

  • TOEFL iBT: 95 overall with no band below 20
  • Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with no band below 6.5 
  • Where the testing centres have been closed due to COVID-19 safety measures, we have been accepting the Duolingo English Test with a minimum score 120. 

Although John Molson prefers the above tests, you may take another language test as indicated on our Graduate Admissions page if not exempted as indicated below. 

  • Exemptions:
    • Quebec applicants who have completed a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) and a university degree in Quebec, regardless of whether it was in English or French;
    • A minimum of three full years of study at the undergraduate or graduate level at an accredited university in one of the following countries.

We do not accept English proficiency test scores more than 2 years old.

Note: Please upload to your application unofficial copies of transcripts from all previous educational institutions, of your GMAT or GRE score, and of your English proficiency test score. If you are accepted into the program, you will then be asked to have sent the official transcripts/results to us.


Other requirements


After getting admitted: Proof of acceptance into the CFA Program must be received prior to the start of year 1 classes.


If you have questions about the application process, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or contact us to set up a meeting with one of our recruitment officers.

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