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Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo
Ontario
Canada N2L 3C5

(519) 884-1970
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Campuses: Waterloo ,  Brantford ,  Kitchener ,  Toronto

Accreditations:
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Full-Time One Year MBA

Waterloo
1-year, full-time program
Schedule:
  • Term 1 Core courses are offered Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Term 2 & 3 Elective courses are offered Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 p.m.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human, Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
Duration12 months
IntakeAugust
CostCanada residents: CDN 33,534.84
International Students: $43,897.74
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B standing (73%) in the final year of study, or most recent 10 half-credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a score of 550 or higher
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Full-Time MBA with Co-op

Waterloo
2-year, full-time program
A program for recent graduates with fewer than two years of work experience.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
Duration20 months
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B+ standing (77%) in the final year of study, or most recent 10 half-credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills
  • Three academic referees, OR, two academic referees and one professional referee, are required
  • Eligibility is limited to candidates with less than two years (0-2) of full-time work experience
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Part-Time Evenings MBA

Waterloo
Part-time program
Classes meet two nights a week from 7 p.m. & 9:50 p.m.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
DurationFlexible part-time schedule allowing you to complete the degree as quickly as 2.3 years, or extended up to 5 years.
IntakeSeptember
Cost$34,009.60
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B standing (73%) in the final year of study, or most recent 10 half-credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a score of 550 or higher
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Part-Time Alternate Weekend MBA

Downtown Toronto
Part-time program
  • Classes meet on Friday 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on alternating weekends
  • No summer classes during July and August

Courses are taught in English.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
DurationThe program can be completed as quickly as 2-3 years or extended up to 5 years.
Cost$55 255.70
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B standing (73%) in the final year of study, or most recent 10 half-credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a score of 550 or higher
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Part-Time MBA with CPA

Toronto
Part-time program
Candidates attend classes part-time on alternating weekends, with a good break at Christmas and the summer months of July and August are always free of classes.
Duration4 years
IntakeSeptember
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B+ standing (77%) in the final year of university study, or most recent 10 half credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills
  • Applicants whose language of instruction during their undergraduate degree was a language other than English, must furnish evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
  • At least two years of full-time work experience.
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Accelerated MBA Alternate Weekends

Downtown Toronto
Part-time program
Program specifically designed for highly qualified individuals who have already achieved a previous Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a Bachelor of Commerce from a reputable business school in Canada with exceptional grades. You will attend classes part-time on alternate weekends on Friday 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Summers are free with no classes during the months of June-August.
Courses are taught in English.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
Duration2-3 years
Cost$34,590.84
Admission Requirements
  • A four-year Undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce degree achieved in Canada, that was achieved no more than eight (8) years ago, with a minimum B+ average (77% or G.P.A. of 9.0) in the last 20 half credit university degree courses completed.
  • A minimum of five (5) years) full-time work experience. At least three to five years of management work experience is required
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a minimum score of 550 or higher.
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

Part-Time Accelerated MBA for CMAs

Downtown Toronto
Part-time program
Program for CMA designation holders who want to pursue an MBA degree. Part-time alternate weekend schedule
Courses are taught in English.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
Duration2-3 years
Admission Requirements
  • The CMA designation, with relevant transcript
  • An Undergraduate Degree in any discipline, achieved in Canada, with a minimum B average (73% or G.P.A. of 8.0) in the last 10 half credit university degree courses completed
  • A minimum of five (5) years) full-time work experience. Part-time and summer employment between university terms do not apply. At least three to five years of management work experience is required
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a minimum score of 550 or higher.
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada

MBA/Master of International Public Policy

Waterloo
Dual program
Joint degree program in cooperation with the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
SpecializationAccounting, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management
Admission Requirements
  • 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
  • Proficiency in English
Application Checklist
  • Three letters of reference (at least one academic reference letter is required)
  • GMAT
  • A résumé of your academic and work experience
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every postsecondary educational institution you have attended, including those at which a degree or diploma was not completed
  • Writing sample: A sample of your scholarly writing of 8-10 pages
  • Additional requirements for international applicants: English-language test results, Permanent resident

MBA/Master of Finance

Toronto
Dual program
  • Alternating weekend schedule - Friday 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • No summer classes during July and August
Duration4 years
Cost$72 306.72
Admission Requirements
  • A four year undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B+ standing (77%) in the final year of university study, or most recent 10 half credit university degree courses
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills
  • Applicants whose language of instruction during their undergraduate degree was a language other than English, must furnish evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission
  • A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS
  • At least two years of full-time work experience.
Application Checklist
  • Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee
  • Digital copies of all transcripts and graduation certificates (where applicable) for every post-secondary educational institution you have attended
  • Resumé of your Academic and Work Experience
  • GMAT
  • Personal Information/Statement of Intent Form
  • Additional requirements for International Applicants: English-Language Test Results, Evidence of your status in Canada




Campuses

Waterloo campus


75 University Avenue West
Waterloo
Ontario
Canada N2L 3C5

519.884.1970

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Brantford campus


20 Charlotte Street
Brantford
Ontario N3T 2W2

519.756.8228

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Kitchener campus


120 Duke Street West
Kitchener
Ontario N2H 3W8

519.884.0710

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Toronto campus


Exchange Tower building
130 King Street West
Toronto
Ontario M5X 1C9

519.884.0710

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