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The Graduate Diploma in Management is open to all students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a field other than business, management, commerce or closely related field.
To be admitted to the graduate diploma, applicants must have:

  • an Honours undergraduate degree from a recognized post secondary institution (international applicants should check York University degree equivalency page here).
  • at least a B standing in the final two years of full-time equivalent study; (Transcripts and GPAs are assessed by Graduate Assessors and Graduate Credential Analysts at York University’s Graduate Admissions. Third-party GPA equivalences (e.g. WES) will not be accepted.)
  • high competency in oral and written English.

English proficiency

International students and internationally educated domestic students must have completed at least one year of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction.

The following minimum scores must be met on either of the tests below:

Accepted TestMinimum Score
TOEFL (paper based)600
TOEFL (internet based)100
IELTS (Academic module)7.5
YUELI Academic ProgramLevel 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation ProgramGraduate with distinction
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB

More details can be found at refer to Category (a).

For additional admissions information for international students, please visit: Faculty of Graduate Studies—International Students.

Applicants are required to fill out an Application for Admission Form as well as pay a non-refundable application fee. The documents required to complete the application include:

Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of the professors in the program.

The application deadline is May 15* for the September start date.

Applicants will be notified of a decision regarding their acceptance into the September program by August 15. Students cannot defer their acceptance to the next term.

For program fees and tuition information for all students, please visit York University's Courses and Program Fees web page. Fees are listed under the Graduate heading and then select “Graduate Diploma in Management” from the drop-down list.

The program will be offered at the York University Markham Campus in September 2024. Classes are offered on weekdays afternoons and evenings (4-7 and 7-10 pm). The location is easily accessible by public transportation.

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The Graduate Diploma in Management at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.