Frequently Asked Questions (MBA/MIPP)2019-08-22T16:05:05-04:00
What are the admission requirements for the MBA/MIPP program?2019-08-22T16:04:49-04:00

Admissions requirements include the successful completion of:

  • A four-year undergraduate degree at the honours level with a minimum of B standing.
  • Applicants must also have earned a grade of at least a B- in one-term undergraduate courses in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, an introductory statistics course, and at least one relevant political science course.
  • Three letters of reference (at least one academic reference letter is required).
  • Proficiency in English.
What documents do I need in order to complete the application?2019-08-22T16:06:32-04:00

See the applicant checklist on our Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies site for a complete listing of what is needed for your application to be considered.

What are the key features of the MBA/MIPP program?2019-08-22T16:01:52-04:00
  • The MBA/MIPP is a 26-month intensive degree program, exposing students to an engaged faculty and practitioner group within the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics and the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • We offer an intimate, multi- and inter- disciplinary experiences that create knowledgeable, competent and confident professionals in the areas of business and international policy
  • The skills acquired mirror those of a professional program, rather than strictly research oriented programs
  • Our alumni will be prepared to attain positions after graduation as tri-sectoral leaders in a variety of enterprises and organizations.
What careers can students achieve after they graduate?2019-08-22T16:07:11-04:00

MBA/MIPP graduates have a diverse range of interests and passions they pursue after graduation. Graduates gain awareness of opportunities available on a global level through workplace partnerships, faculty, and alumni.

Examples of some of expected MBA/MIPP career paths:

  • Head of Government, Public Policy and Philanthropy at Multinational Corporation
  • Corporate Responsibility and Community Relations Officer
  • Analyst, Financial Institutions Division, Finance Canada
  • Government Liasion in industry (e.g., pharmaceutical, mining)
  • Director, Government and Community Affairs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • Director of Corporate Partnerships, International Partnerships, Canadian Bureau for International Education
  • United Nations Development Program as part of the United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNAC) Junior Professional Consultant Program
  • Project Manager, Climate Change & Energy, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Explore some more career possibilities through the Global Compact Canada network.

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