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School of Graduate Studies

Master of Management M.Mgt

Applications for September 2018 are closed.  Applications for September 2019 will open in October 2018.

** International applications received after June 1, 2018 will be moved to the fall 2019 term for consideration.**

The first Graduate Program to be offered at Trent University Durham, located within the thriving Greater Toronto Area in Oshawa.

Understand the larger social issues facing business and organizations in today's changing environment.

This new professional masters program will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market with a grounding in a broad spectrum of business and management disciplines, from accounting to corporate finance and marketing to strategic management. Developed to address the needs of today’s employers, you will become prepared to take on leadership positions in management in Canada or abroad.

This full-time, 16-month, course-based program is offered by the School of Business at Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area, specifically for students who have recently graduated from non-business majors. Begin the program directly after university graduation, or with up to five years of post-graduation work experience. The program will be offered over four terms and include a summer work integrated learning opportunity.

  • Put theory into practice with a Workplace Integrated Learning Project with a minimum of 160 hours plus a 10-page reflective paper
  • Study with students drawn to the program from across Canada and around the world

Program Options

  • M.Mgt.
  • Full-time studies
  • Course-based program with placement

Admission Requirements 

  • Four-year, bachelor level, non-business degree [or equivalent], from an academic institution approved by Trent University
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
  • Two supportive letters of reference at least one from an academic familiar with the student
  • Completion of a first week non-credit preparatory course “Analytical Foundations” that will introduce students to the types of math and statistical tools used in the program
  • Familiarity with calculus is highly desirable for any potential applicants. Successful completion of an undergraduate quantitative methods course will prove to be very helpful for students wishing to apply to this program
  • Enrollment is limited; preference will be given to applicants who exceed the above minimum requirements and those with relevant work experience. Applicants should have graduated within the last five years of seeking admission

Program Pathway

September 2018 Non-credit preparatory course “Analytical Foundations”

Fall 2018

  • MSMG 5030H: Marketing
  • MSMG 5050H: Managerial Economics
  • MSMG 5300H: Accounting Concepts
  • MSMG 5210H: Strategic Human Resource Management

Winter 2019

  • MSMG 5100H: Application of Statistics
  • MSMG 5220H: Corporate Finance
  • MSMG 5120H: Organizational Effectiveness and Change
  • MSMG 5260H: Strategic Thinking

Summer 2019

  • MSMG 5000Y: Workplace Integrated Learning Project (160 hrs plus 10 page reflective paper)

Fall 2019

  • MSMG 5800H: Foundations of Leadership
  • MSMG 5250H: Ethics for Organizations
  • Elective 1*
  • Elective 2*
  • Elective courses: MSMG 5700H Investments; MSMG 5710H: Legal risks in business; MSMG 5720H Supply Chain management; MSMG 5730H: Non-profit Management.

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