Business Administration

DeGroote School of Business

The Master of Business Administration is an internationally recognized degree designed to develop the skills required for career advancement in a variety of fields. An MBA assists you in pursuing and building a successful career in or out of the business world.

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Degree Details

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Improve your career prospects and prepare yourself to be a leader with an MBA from DeGroote. We offer a variety of study options so that you can earn your MBA, your way. Choose a program that fits your lifestyle: • Co-op – Canada’s leading Co-op MBA program. • Part-time – a self-directed, Blended Learning program. • Full-time – a traditional program. • Accelerated – an 8 month program for students with an undergraduate degree in business. As a student in DeGroote’s MBA program you will earn your MBA while gaining valuable hands-on business experience. Working through case studies and group projects with real organizations, you will be actively involved in your educational experience. You will also learn from fellow classmates, alumni and guest speakers who come from a variety of different backgrounds, industries and cultures. A business background is not required. In fact, 70% of our students have other academic backgrounds. Diverse perspectives mean enriched learning for you. Business does not happen in isolation. Our students’ varied backgrounds mean that throughout your MBA you will broaden your understanding and learn to approach problems in different ways. Earn while you learn. Are you a recent graduate with limited or no work experience? Are you thinking about a career change? Our 28-month co-op program gives you an opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning your degree.

Areas of Research

  • Accounting and Financial Management Services
  • Finance
  • General
  • Health Services Management
  • Strategic Business Valuation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
8 months, 16-20 months, 28 months, 36 months, 48-60 months
Required Credential:
Accelerated MBA: Undergraduate degree in business or a graduate of McMaster’s Engineering and Management program; graduated within the last 10 years from a recognized Canadian or American university; received at least a B grade (B- for McMaster graduates) in all business and introductory economics courses; GMAT; minimum of one year of full-time continuous managerial, professional or technical work experience.

MBA with Co-op Program: Completion of undergraduate degree with a B average or higher; GMAT; international applicants must have one year of full-time continuous professional, managerial or technical work experience; proof of English language proficiency required if previous degree was not completed in English.

MBA Program: MBA Program: Completion of an undergraduate degree with a B average or higher; GMAT; one year of full time continuous professional, managerial or technical work experience.

Blended Learning Part Time Program: 4 year Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with recommended B average in two most recent years of university study; minimum of 4 years of work experience; TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores for those that have not resided in an English-speaking country for at least 4 years, or if English was not the primary language of instruction for at least 3 years of full-time post secondary education.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time
Typical Entry:
September, January (Accelerated Studies only)
Typical Deadline:
June 1st, November 1st