University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa
Telfer School of Management
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ontario K1N 6N5

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University of Ottawa is accredited by the three main accrediting agencies (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) .

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1-year, full-time program which can be taken on a part-time basis
The 24-month "professional" version, with evening and weekend courses suits the working professional. The 12-month "intensive" version to suit the student who wants a shorter more intense program.
SpecializationFinance, Consulting, Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Public Management
CostCanadian resident:
Intensive version: $31,506
Professional version: $35,062

International student:
Intensive version: $52,456
Professional version: $57,108
Application feeCA$100
Admission Requirements
  • Have a Canadian baccalaureate degree or its equivalent with a minimum standing of B or 70 percent
  • A minimum of three years of full-time managerial or professional work experience
Application Checklist
  • Two recommendations
  • Letter of intent
  • Resume
  • Admission test scores (GMAT or GRE)
  • One transcript from each university level institution you attended/li>
  • Official language proficiency test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, CanTEST, etc.) if applicable

Executive MBA

Executive MBA program
Classes typically meet on alternate Fridays and Saturdays.
Duration21 months, with 17 months of scheduled in-class sessions
Admission Requirements
  • At least five years of full-time work experience
  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum of 70% average
  • Evidence of English proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, CANTEST...
Application Checklist
  • Interview with the Director
  • Current Curriculum vitae
  • A letter of intent describing your suitability for the Telfer Executive MBA Program
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation from either current or former supervisors
  • A letter from your current employer providing support for your enrollment
  • Business Case study analysis
  • In some cases, results from a recent Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
  • In some cases, evidence of proficiency in English


Dual program
Dual degree program offered in conjunction with the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
Duration4 years
Admission Requirements
  • For the JD Program
    • A baccalaureate with a cumulative GPA in the range of 80%
    • Personal statement
    • Two reference letters
    • LSAT
    • Proficiency in either French or English
  • For the MBA Program
    • A baccalaureate with a cumulative GPA in the range of 70%
    • At least three years of work experience
    • GMAT score


Dual program
3-year combined degree program that leads to a Master of Business Administration degree and a licence en droit (LL.L.).
Credits120 (Droit civil: 72 credits MBA: 48 credits)
Duration3 years

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