FOR NORTH AMERICAN OR NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING STUDENTS:

  1. Application: Complete the application online.
  2. References: Request two letters of reference. One reference should be academic and one must be from a manager or supervisor in your organization familiar with your character, work performance, and leadership potential. If not available, two academic references are acceptable.
  3. Admissions Statement: All students must submit a personal admissions statement of 500-800 words.  This statement should describe your academic and personal goals, key experiences leading to your desire for academic advancement, and reasons for pursuing this program at Trinity Western University.
  4. Transcripts: Send an official copy of your post-secondary transcript from all institutions you have attended. The MBA program requires a GPA of at least 3.0 based on the final two years of your undergraduate program.
  5. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Optional: The GMAT is not required for admission. TWU reserves the right to request it for the few applicants who may have a lower academic background or insufficient quantitative or business studies background.
  6. Entrance Interview: Some applicants will be selected to complete an interview (which may occur by telephone conference call or Skype interview via the internet). The interview will evaluate an applicant's level of maturity, interpersonal skills, career focus, and motivation.
  7. Resume/CV: Work experience is not required for this program, though past work or volunteer experience can strengthen your application. 

*EMBA also requires 10+ years of professional work experience with 5+ years of managerial experience.

FOR INTERNATIONAL OR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING STUDENTS

International students can apply for direct admission to the MBA program. To do so, complete the application steps above and submit the additional requirement of an academic IELTS score of at least 7.0 on all bands, an iBT TOEFL score of at least 100, or a DuoLingo score of 115. Please see the international applicants page for further details and requirements.

If you do not have a language score at this level, you can apply for conditional admission to the MBA program in cooperation with the Pre-Master’s Program at TWU, available at both our Langley, BC and Richmond, BC campuses. To do this, complete the application steps below. This application process will provide students with a conditional admission to the MBA program, preceded by necessary English language training and the opportunity to complete outstanding application requirements for the program.

  1. Application: Complete the TLC application.
  2. Fee: Include a non-refundable international application fee of $150.
  3. References: Request two letters of reference. One reference should be academic and one must be from a manager or supervisor in your organization familiar with your character, work performance, and leadership potential. It not available, two academic references are acceptable.
  4. Admissions Statement: All students must submit a personal admissions statement of 500-800 words.  This statement should describe your academic and personal goals, key experiences leading to your desire for academic advancement, and reasons for pursuing this program at Trinity Western University.
  5. Transcripts: Send an official copy of your post-secondary transcript from all institutions you have attended. The MBA program requires a GPA of at least 3.0 based on the final two years of your undergraduate program.
  6. English Requirements: An a cademic IELTS score of at least 7.0 on all bands, an iBT TOEFL score of at least 100, or a DuoLingo score of 115is required for direct admission consideration. However, applicants who would like to enrol in the Pre-Master’s Program prior to entering the MBA program may receive a conditional admission to the MBA program, without submitting English test scores. In this case, English language proficiency will be assessed upon arrival at TWU and students will be placed into the appropriate ESL class. Please see the international applicants webpage for a list of organizations that can provide an evaluation.
  7. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Optional: The GMAT is not required for admission. TWU reserves the right to request it for the few applicants who may have a lower academic background or insufficient quantitative or business studies background.
  8. Entrance Interview: Some applicants will be selected to complete an interview (which may occur by telephone conference call or Skype interview via the internet). The interview will evaluate an applicant's level of maturity, interpersonal skills, career focus, and motivation. This may be deferred until successful completion of the Pre-Master’s Program.
  9. Resume/CV: Work experience is not required for this program, though past work or volunteer experience can strengthen your application. 

*EMBA also requires 10+ years of professional work experience with 5+ years of managerial experience.