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 application process, consult our step-by-step application guide.

Work experience

CV / Resume

A minimum of two-years full-time work experience is required.*

Applicants must provide a copy of their CV / resume showing education, professional experience and achievements, including internships and volunteering, if applicable. 

Your CV / resume should: 

  • be complete (e.g. providing year AND month timeframes);
  • be legible and concise (ideally 1 page, 2 pages maximum);
  • include a summary of your academic, professional and personal achievements;
  • be tailored for a university application with academic experience first, followed by professional experience, etc.

*We require full-time, post-bachelor's degree work experience. Internships, co-ops or part-time work will not count toward the minimum of two years work experience.

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.

Please upload unofficial* scanned copies of your transcripts for the application.

*If admitted, you will be requested to send official sealed transcripts (and certified translation, if applicable) to the John Molson School of Business. 

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

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

  • We only accept GMAT test results completed within the previous five years.
  • We accept the online version of the GMAT exam
  • We do not offer GMAT waivers unless you have completed the John Molson Graduate Diploma in CPA program and passed the Common Final Examination within the last five years.
  • To complete your application, we will require an official GMAT test score sent by the test centre*.

*If you have taken the online GMAT and / or to expedite the application process, please upload an unofficial scanned copy of your GMAT score. 

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.

Please upload your unofficial scores to your application. If you are accepted into the program, you will then be asked to have the official scores sent to us.

Other requirements



For more information, please consult Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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