Working experience required for doing mba in canada?


Hi, so recently, I've done my bachelors in business administration and now I'm planning to do mba in Canada. I have my bachelors degree, the funds for it but I don't have any work experience and since "most" universities require at least 2 years of working experience before I can join any mba program, do you think i'll be able to do mba in Canada?

Is there any way I can do an mba in Canada without any working experience?

Hi, so recently, I've done my bachelors in business administration and now I'm planning to do mba in Canada. I have my bachelors degree, the funds for it but I don't have any work experience and since "most" universities require at least 2 years of working experience before I can join any mba program, do you think i'll be able to do mba in Canada?

Is there any way I can do an mba in Canada without any working experience?
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mba hipste...

No, any accredited MBA program would require a certain amount of work experience, and to be competitive at the better schools you'd need 4-6 years of work experience. 

You want to look instead into Master in Management programs, which are typically aimed at early career students. 

Queen's, UVic, and UBC all have FT-ranked MiM programs.

No, any accredited MBA program would require a certain amount of work experience, and to be competitive at the better schools you'd need 4-6 years of work experience.&nbsp;<br><br>You want to look instead into Master in Management programs, which are typically aimed at early career students.&nbsp;<br><br>Queen's, UVic, and UBC all have FT-ranked MiM programs.
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No, any accredited MBA program would require a certain amount of work experience, and to be competitive at the better schools you'd need 4-6 years of work experience. 

You want to look instead into Master in Management programs, which are typically aimed at early career students. 

Queen's, UVic, and UBC all have FT-ranked MiM programs.


I heard I can't pick MiM because I have done bachelors in business administration. Isn't this program specifically aimed at non-business students? 

[quote]No, any accredited MBA program would require a certain amount of work experience, and to be competitive at the better schools you'd need 4-6 years of work experience.&nbsp;<br><br>You want to look instead into Master in Management programs, which are typically aimed at early career students.&nbsp;<br><br>Queen's, UVic, and UBC all have FT-ranked MiM programs. [/quote]<br><br>I heard I can't pick MiM because I have done bachelors in business administration. Isn't this program specifically aimed at non-business students?&nbsp;
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mba hipste...

The Queen's program for example I believe would be open to you.

The Queen's program for example I believe would be open to you.
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smartcanad...

There are some MBA programs in Ontario that are specifically targeted to those with little to no experience.  These programs (McMaster, Wilfrid Laurier) incorporate a work placement (co-op) sandwiched within the program period.  While not the top tier, McMaster and Wilfrid Laurier are respectable programs in Ontario and the work experience component is very valuable.  In Canada, co-op or summer internships are far more important to your job search than the school brand.   In other words, you are better off being a McMaster MBA grad with local co-op experience than being a Rotman MBA grad with zero local work experience / no internships.   

[Edited by smartcanada on Oct 12, 2020]

There are some MBA programs in Ontario that are specifically targeted to those with little to no experience.&nbsp; These programs (McMaster, Wilfrid Laurier) incorporate a work placement (co-op) sandwiched within the program period.&nbsp; While not the top tier, McMaster and Wilfrid Laurier are respectable programs in Ontario and the work experience component is very valuable.&nbsp; In Canada, co-op or summer internships are far more important to your job search than the school brand.&nbsp; &nbsp;In other words, you are better off being a McMaster MBA grad with local co-op experience than being a Rotman MBA grad with zero local work experience / no internships.&nbsp; &nbsp;
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