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Admission requirements

We take a ‘whole picture’ approach to applications, giving equal weight to grades, professional achievements, interpersonal skills and leadership potential.

We believe that exposure to a rich variety of viewpoints makes for a superior learning experience, and pride ourselves on building diverse classes of exceptional individuals.

The program uses a rigorous set of admission criteria, based on a combination of academic abilities, interpersonal skills and employment credentials.

Admission requirements

The following basic criteria are used in assessing applicants. Due to the competitive nature of admissions to the program, successful candidates tend to exceed the minimum requirements.

Minimum admission requirements:

  • 8+ years of full-time work experience
  • 3+ years in a mid-to-senior management role
  • Recognized undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
  • People and/or project management experience
  • Current full-time employment
  • Successful completion of the Rotman Executive Diagnostic Test (EDT), or GMAT/GRE equivalent if required. GMAT test code: BTD-KS-44

Application deadlines

Round 1: November 18, 2020
Round 2: March 17, 2021
Round 3: June 16, 2021

Submit your resume for pre-assessment - our recruitment and admissions team would be happy to speak with you.

Please note the Rotman School is migrating to a new customer database on August 3, 2021. If you have an application in progress, we encourage you to complete and submit it before July 27, 2021, so that we can safely migrate it to our new system. Between July 28 and August 2, 2021 we are unable to accept applications. Please return August 3, 2021 and we will welcome your application into our new system!

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