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Internal Degree Transfer

Internal Degree Transfers allow current Concordia University students to transfer to John Molson School of Business. To be eligible to transfer you must meet the minimum requirements listed below. 

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Eligibility Information

  • To be eligible for an Internal Degree Transfer to JMSB you must be a current Concordia student in a full degree program (ie BA, BSc, BEng..)
  • Internal Degree Transfers to JMSB are considered for the Fall and Winter semesters only. (Internal Degree Transfers are not available for Summer semesters).
  • All Internal Degree Transfer requirements must be satisfied one full semester prior to transfer. (For a Fall semester transfer, all requirements must be met no later than the end of the previous Winter semester. For a Winter semester transfer, all requirements must be met no later than end of the previous Summer 2 semester.)
  • The deadline to apply for an Internal Degree Transfer is March 1st for a Fall semester transfer and November 1st for Winter semester transfer. 
  • Internal Degree Transfer applications are done online through MyConcordia, please see our step by step guide.


Internal Degree Transfer Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 12 credits (4 courses) at Concordia University
  2. Achieve a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.70. 
  3. Achieve an average grade of 2.70 (B-) or better in MATH 208 and MATH 209. (Students who have received an exemption for MATH 208 must achieve a minimum grade of 2.70 in MATH 209, and vice versa.)
  4. Have completed (or have exemptions) for the following five courses one semester prior to transferring:
  • BTM 200   – Fundamentals of Information Technology.
  • ECON 201 – Introduction to Microeconomics

  • ECON 203 – Introduction to Macroeconomics

  • MATH 208 – Fundamentals of Mathematics I (Linear Algebra)

  • MATH 209 – Fundamentals of Mathematics II (Calculus I)

Courses available to non-JMSB students in preparation for a transfer.

  • MARK 201 - Introduction to Marketing (with a minimum grade of C- this course will be converted to COMM 223 upon successful transfer.)

  • COMM 215 - Business Statistics (Prerequisites MATH 208, MATH 209, BTM 200. Note this is a difficult course and can negatively impact your CGPA)


Courses that will NOT result in transfer credits or exemptions towards a JMSB degree.

If you intend to transfer to JMSB do not take the following courses:

ACCO 230, ADMI 201, ADMI 202, FINA 230, MANA 201, MANA 202, MANA 298, MANA 300, COMM 299, MANA 211, MANA 213, MANA 266.

Students in Failed Standing

  • Students in failed standing must apply for readmission to their current program.
  • Once readmitted students must upgrade their academic standing by completing 24 to 30 credits.
  • Students who have been in failed standing must achieve a minimum CGPA of 2.7 for the courses completed after readmission to their program, and meet the requirements 3 and 4 above.
  • Courses completed prior to readmission with a minimum grade of C- (1.7 GPA) will be considered for transfer credits.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Updated April 2020 - Admission requirements are subject to change.

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