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MSc in Organizational Studies Admission Requirements

The Levene MSc program starts once each year, in September. Applications are considered on an ongoing basis, but to ensure your application can be processed in time for your desired start year, prospective students are encouraged to submit completed applications by March 1.

IMPORTANT: In advance of applying, prospective students *must* have a faculty member who has agreed to supervise their research. Applications without a confirmed faculty advisor will not be processed. It is the prospective student’s responsibility to find a suitable advisor prior to applying to the program.   

Applicants must meet the entrance requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research and additional requirements:

  1. Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year undergraduate degree with an acceptable grade point average equivalent to Canadian 80%.
  2. A minimum GMAT score of 600 or a combined verbal and quantitative GRE score of 315 is normally required.
  3. Applicants are normally required to have successfully completed (with a minimum grade of 70%) the following undergraduate courses (or their equivalents) within five years of applying: BUS 260 (Introduction to Organizational Behavior) or PSYC 220 (Social Psychology), STAT 200 or STAT 160 (Introductory Statistics), and an upper year advanced statistics and/or research methods course (e.g., PSYC 405, BUS 413, STAT 354, SOC 404, etc.).
  4. Applicants must submit a Letter of Interest where they must specify a member of faculty who has agreed to work with them during their program.
  5. International applicants must submit proof of English proficiency if their language of instruction in their undergraduate degree was not English. (score cannot be older than 2 years):
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): 70
    • CanTEST: 4.5 with No Band below 4.0
    • IELTS (Academic Version): 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band
    • MELAB: 85
    • PTE Academic:59
    • TOEFL Paper-based: 580/ Internet-based (DI code: 0830): 80 with a minimum of 20 in each of the four component
    • Institutional ITP TOEFL is not accepted
Note: Meeting these minimum requirements is not a guarantee of acceptance into the program.