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DeGroote School of Business – McMaster University - Blended Learning Part-Time MBA

McMaster Blended Learning Part-Time MBA Program Structure

The McMaster University Blended Learning part-time MBA program at the DeGroote School of Business is a nine-term program that takes around three years to complete. In each term, students take classes both in-person and online over three weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The first year of the program features many classes typically seen in a full-time MBA program, with core studies based around management, economics, and finance. Intermediate-level courses are introduced in the second year in courses like accounting, finance, marketing and operations, along with electives options to tailor career-focus. Innovation, integration, and interdisciplinary learning courses, along with more electives, are taken in year three, alongside the capstone project (strategic innovation project).

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Total tuition for the McMaster Blended Learning Part-Time MBA program is $57,500 CAD. In addition, there is a non-refundable $2,000 deposit required to hold a spot in the program. Deposits of $6,388 must be paid in the first three terms.

Those self-funding may be able to make their education tax deductible as well. Federal and private loans may also be available to assist in funding one’s education.


In order to apply to the program, applicants must have a four-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a minimum “B” grade average for the most recent two years of study, four-to-ten years of work experience, two letters of recommendation, and a 90-second personalized video. Those who have maintained the “B” grade average for the final two years of their BA study do not have to submit GMAT scores. Those with at least seven years of experience and a 600 GMAT score may also be accepted into the program.

Application note from the admissions office:

‘Please note that due to overwhelming program interest, applications for September 2021 admission are now closed. September 2022 Program Information & Admissions webinars will commence in June 2021, and the September 2022 application will be available in early Fall 2021.  If you are interested in applying for the September 2022 cohort, please complete our Get Started form here: . This will ensure that you receive email communication from us, including invitations to webinars and events, as well as important updates about the application availability and admission requirements.’


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