TRU
Business and Economics

FAQ

Program

 What is the duration of the full time MBA program?

The MBA program requires five semesters (20 months) for completion.

 What is the schedule for tuition payment instalments?

Fees are paid per semester. Please see specific payment deadlines.

 What other costs should I expect to pay during the program?

MBA students are required to have a laptop computer. Other costs can be estimated/calculated.

 Do you offer any specializations?

Our MBA program is a general MBA and does not offer a specific specialization; although, the thesis and project options can be used to explore a topic in depth if desired.

Application

 How much time does it take to hear back on my application?

Applications are typically processed within four to six weeks of receiving all required information.

 What are the IELTS or TOEFL requirements to get into the program?

A minimum TOEFL score of 587 with a TWE of 5.0 or higher (paper-based test), or 260 with an essay of 5.0 or higher (computer-based test), or minimum score of 94 with no section below 20 (IBT), or an academic IELTS of at least 7.0 (no bands below 6.5)

 Is work experience a requirement for the application?

Work experience is beneficial but not required.

 What is the fastest way to send in my application?

First, apply online. Second, send the required admission documents specific to your program to igrad@tru.ca.

Contact

 I am interested in the program — how can I speak to an advisor?

You can email, call or mail us. Here are the details.

General

 Where can I get information about jobs on-campus and off-campus (part-time/full-time)?

For support with your job search please visit Work on Campus.

 I have been accepted, what's next?
  • Complete the Acceptance of Offer form and return it to gradadmissions@tru.ca within 21 days of receiving your offer letter.
  • Pay your tuition fees/deposit as outlined in your Letter of Acceptance.
  • Inform gradadmissions@tru.ca when you have made the fee payment.
  • Register for your courses, once you have received a registration package by email from the MBA office.
  • Attend orientation and complete the New Student Checklist.
 Can I work during my studies?

Please consult the Government of Canada website for information about working on- and off-campus as an international student.

 Can I work in Canada after graduation?

Graduates of our program are eligible to apply for the Post-Graduate Work Permit. The Post-Graduate Work Permit has a maximum length of three years. Please consult the Government of Canada website for more information.

 Am I eligible for any awards or scholarships?

We currently do not offer any scholarships for international students.

 Can I study part-time, or take online courses?

No, international students in the MBA program are expected to be full-time students studying on-campus courses.

 Is the online program available for study outside Canada?

Currently, the online program is available for study in Canada only.