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Admissions

Applications for the 2022 intake are now closed.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early, submitting a complete application to the School of Graduate Studies. The Graduate Committee for Business will review completed applications and admission decisions are sent to applicants in April.

Eligibility Requirements and Supporting Documents

Admission is competitive and based on a candidate’s academic background and supporting documents, as well as overall program size. To complete an application, please ensure you have the necessary documentation and meet the following criteria:

  1. A four year undergraduate degree with a B+ (77%) average.
  2. A GMAT or GRE score – no exceptions will be considered.
  3. If English is not your first language, one of two English tests:
    • IELTS minimum overall score of 7.5
    • TOEFL minimum overall score of 100 or higher

    Any applicant whose first language is not English, but who, within the 12-month period prior to the month of application, has studied for at least one complete year at a post-secondary institution where English is the official language of instruction may apply for a waiver. View the criteria and waiver instructions.

  4. Two academic referees familiar with your research and academic potential. Research experience is not necessary; however, if you do have this it will strengthen your application.
  5. Resume
  6. Statement of research interests and career goals.

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Applications are submitted through the Queen's School of Graduate Studies. If you have any questions, please contact our office.

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Tuition, Fees and Funding

MSc students receive competitive funding from Smith School of Business. Student are also encouraged to apply for external funding opportunities such as OGS and SSHRC.

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“My MSc experience was exceptional and a key factor in my decision to continue to the PhD program at Smith. This program provides a challenging and engaging opportunity to develop research skills and determine whether pursuing a PhD and career in academia is right for you.”

Addison Maerz, BSc'15, MSc'16, PhD'22
Specialization: Organizational Behaviour