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Management Sciences - MMSc (Management of Technology) at Waterloo

Program information

Department/School Management Science and Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Engineering
Admit term(s)

Fall (September - December)

Winter (January - April)

Spring (May - August)

Application and document submission deadline(s)

June 1 (for admission in September)

October 1 (for admission in January of the following year)

February 1 (for admission in May)

Delivery mode Online
Program type Master's, Professional
Length of program 32 months
Registration option(s) Part-time
Study option(s) Coursework

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a minimum 75% standing in the last two years
  • Background in quantitative methods (e.g., Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics)
  • All applicants must submit a "Statement of Purpose" - a one page statement addressing their academic background and future goals
  • Applicants who fall slightly below the minimum academic requirements may be considered for admission as conditional or probationary students

Application material

  • Resume
  • Supplementary information form (SIF)
    • The SIF contains questions specific to your program, typically about why you want to enrol and your experience in that field. Review the application documents web page for more information about this requirement
    • If a statement or letter is required by your program, review the writing your personal statement resources for helpful tips and tricks on completion
  • Transcript(s)
  • References
    • Two references are required, academic (preferred) or professional
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable
    • TOEFL 90 (writing 25 speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

How much will it cost?

What can you expect at Waterloo?

  • Review the degree requirements on the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar, including the courses that you can anticipate taking as part of completing the degree
  • Check out profiles of current graduate students to learn about their experience at Waterloo
  • The entire MMSc online program is completed online within a virtual classroom. Students and faculty participate in tutorials, lectures, discussion, group projects, and course assignments. While we invite you to stop by and visit the campus at any time, it is possible to complete the degree fully off campus

  • Review the Department of Management Science and Engineering website to see information specific to your program of interest

This program page is effective September 2023; it will be updated annually. This page will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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