Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2021/2022)
14.2 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission is limited and competitive.

  2. To be considered for admission to the M.E.R. program, an applicant shall have an undergraduate degree, normally with a minimum B average from an institution recognized by Senate.

  3. Relevant work experience is also beneficial, though not necessary for a successful application.

  4. In exceptional cases, applicants who have not completed an undergraduate degree, but who meet all other requirements, may be considered for admission. Preference will be given to those who have a minimum of 10 years of full-time professional experience, including demonstrated success in employment relations, and who have successfully completed substantial university course work including several courses at an advanced undergraduate level from an institution recognized by Senate. Any applicants who do not meet normal admission requirements may also be required to successfully complete the GMAT or the GRE with a satisfactory result and/or additional undergraduate courses before being considered for admission.

  5. Applicants who did not complete an undergraduate degree at a recognized university where English is the primary language of instruction must normally complete either the:

    1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a minimum paper-based score of 580, a minimum computer-based score of 237, or a minimum Internet based score of 92-93; or

    2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a minimum score of 7 (Academic) with at least 6.0 for each component.

    3. Information regarding the TOEFL is available from the Educational Testing Service at www.ets.org. IELTS information is available at www.ielts.org. It is noted that other equivalent tests acceptable to the School of Graduate Studies will also be considered.