The program information below was valid for the fall 2016 term (September 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016). This is the archived version; the most up-to-date program information is available through the current Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.

The Graduate Studies Academic Calendar is updated 3 times per year, at the start of each academic term (January 1, May 1, September 1). Graduate Studies Academic Calendars from previous terms can be found in the archives.

  • Admit term(s) 
    • Fall
  • Delivery mode 
    • On-campus
  • Program type 
    • Master's
    • Professional
  • Registration option(s) 
    • Full-time
  • Study option(s) 
  • Minimum requirements 
    • An Honours degree with a minimum of 75% or its equivalent.
    • Normally have at least one year of prior work experience obtained either through cooperative work terms as part of an undergraduate academic program or through post-graduate work experience.
    • As part of the admissions process, an interview is required. Applicants who are unable to come to campus for a personal interview will be interviewed by telephone.
  • Application materials 
    • Résumé
    • Supplementary information form
    • Transcript(s)
  • References 
    • Number of references:  3
    • Type of references: 
      • at least 1 academic
      • at least 1 professional
  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    Coursework option:

  • Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
  • Courses 
    • Students must complete the following 9 graduate-level courses (0.50 unit weight):
      • BET 600 Applied Business Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs
      • BET 601 Strategically Managing the Entrepreneurial Organization
      • BET 602 Marketing Strategies for New Technology-based Ventures
      • BET 603 Entrepreneurial Finance for the Technology-based Enterprise
      • BET 604 New Technology-based Venture Creation
      • BET 605 Essential Accounting for Entrepreneurs
      • BET 607 Managing Technological Innovation
      • BET 608 Entrepreneurial Application of Technology
      • BET 620 Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Link(s) to courses
  • Graduate Studies Practicum
    • Students must complete a commercialization practicum.