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Admission Requirements & Online Application

The Fast Track MBA with Professional Accounting Specialization (MBA-PAS) is a two-year program that allows students interested in getting a CPA designation, to enter directly into the second year of the program if the admission requirements are fulfilled.

Graduates with the Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor can apply directly to the MBA-PAS if they meet the admission requirements listed below.

Graduates from a recognized degree granting, post-secondary institution (holding a business or a non-business degree) must complete the Odette Post Graduate Certificate in Accounting (PGCA) before applying for entry to the MBA-PAS and must meet the admission requirements listed below.

Admission requirements
Entry to MBA-PAS is highly competitive. The minimum requirements to apply to the program are:

  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Commerce degree and all of the required undergraduate accounting prerequisite courses or successful completion of the Odette PGCA and of all the undergraduate accounting prerequisites or equivalent:
  • A cumulative GPA of 70% in the previous academic degree and minimum average of 75% in the past 20 courses
  • A minimum GMAT score of 520 – official GMAT score reports should be sent directly to the Odette School of Business from Pearson Vue
  • Note: The GMAT requirement may be waived for students with high academic achievements (at the discretion of the Director of the MBA-PAS program).
    • Students with high academic achievements are encouraged to fill out the GMAT Form (the “Section 2: GMAT Waiver Request” portion) request form.
    • A notification will be sent within 2 weeks of the receipt of your completed application package to inform you if your request to waive the GMAT has been accepted.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must achieve a satisfactory score on one of the following tests – This requirement is waived for applicants who have obtained a university degree from a North American Institution
  • No prior work experience is required but all applicants must submit an updated resume.
  • Two letters of reference
  • Qualifying interview with the Director of MBA-PAS
  • Completion of an online application accompanied by the online, non-refundable, application fee of $150.00 CDN

Application Deadline

April 30th – Domestic applicants

March 1 – International students who require a study visa

All documents and payments that are not included in the online application must be submitted to:

Application Services
Graduate Studies Division
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4
 

If you missed the application deadline but would still like to apply to the Program or for any other inquiries regarding the program, contact MBA-PAS@uwindsor.ca.