The minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Business are those of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research; namely, an undergraduate degree with an average of at least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate work (or graduate work) at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
All applicants are required to write the Graduate Management Admission Test, and have their scores forwarded to the appropriate individual (i.e., Associate Dean – MBA Programs; or the Director – PhD Program; Faculty of Business). For the latest GMAT information visit www.mba.com. Although no arbitrary standard is employed, a score above 550 is desirable for the MBA program and a score above the 90th percentile is desirable for the PhD program.
In addition to the above requirements, all students must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission as described in English Language Requirement .
Where degree programs offered by the Faculty of Business are approved to be delivered in a language other than English, the English language proficiency requirement may be waived.
Additional entrance requirements are listed below, under the heading of the specific degree program.