Admission Requirements

Admission to the Faculty of Management is based on your admission grade-point average (GPA), which is calculated in a different way for each program.

Four-Year Bachelor of Management Degree

A 65% average in High School courses required for admission into Management. The ulethbridge.ca/future-student/apply website gives complete information on calculating the admission GPA. The following High School courses are required:

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2
  • Two other 30-level academic courses
  • A fifth course (not including Special Projects) at the grade 12 level

    *for more information on academic courses and special projects, go to ulethbridge.ca/future-student/apply

Quantitative Majors - Mathematics 30-1 or Pure Mathematics 30 is required for admission to the Bachelor of Management with majors in Accounting and Finance.

Non-quantitative Majors - Mathematics 30-1, Pure Mathematics 30, or Mathematics 30-2 is required for admission to the Bachelor of Management with majors in General Management, Human Resource Management and Labour Relations, International Management, and Marketing.

Instead of Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2, students may use U of L’s Mathematics 0500, or both Applied Mathematics 30 and a minimum grade of 75% in Athabasca University’s Mathematics 101.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1.

Students will need to consult program planning materials and complete certain courses in the recommended semesters in order to graduate on schedule.

For those with 8 or more transferable post-secondary courses, admission is guaranteed with a combined GPA on all transferable post-secondary courses of 2.50 (on the 4-point grade scale) or higher. Students with GPAs below 2.50 may be admitted to Management during the second round of admissions.

Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management Degree

Admission to the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management degree is based on the diploma GPA. Admission is guaranteed with a 3.0 diploma GPA or higher. Students with GPAs below 3.0 may be admitted during the second round of admissions. Diplomas must have been completed within the last 8 years.

The Post Diploma Degree Program page provides listings of all approved diploma programs.

Bachelor of Management as a Second Degree

Admission is based on successful completion of a previous undergraduate degree in any field other than business, management, or commerce. International applicants who have business, management, or commerce degrees will be considered for admission with the prior approval of the Dean.

Management Certificates

Admission is possible through three admission routes:

  • Eight or more transfer courses. Admission is guaranteed with a combined GPA on all transferable courses of 2.50 (on the 4-point grade scale) or higher. Students with GPAs below 2.50 may be admitted during the second round of admissions.
  • A college diploma. Admission is guaranteed with a 3.00 (on the 4-point grade scale) diploma GPA or higher. Students with GPAs below 3.00 may be admitted during the second round of admissions.
  • Adult applicants who are 21 years of age or older. In most cases, grade 12 English Language Arts 30-1 and Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30 are required. Refer to p. 36 of the U of L calendar, Part 1, Admissions.

Professional Diploma in Accounting

Admission is based on successful completion of a previous undergraduate degree in any field including business, management, or commerce.