MBA Direct for Ivey HBA Graduates
The MBA Direct for Ivey HBA Graduates starts in July. As a recent Ivey HBA graduate, expand your career options by earning an MBA degree in only eight months, without having to write the GMAT.
What to Expect from Ivey's MBA Direct
Eight Month Program
Incredible value and return on investment in an eight-month program that gets you back into the workforce quickly.
International learning opportunities like the elective Study Trip and LEADER Project.
Integrated Career Management and recruiting activities built into the program.
A new and diverse group of classmates from around the globe.
Candidates applying to the MBA Direct for Ivey HBA Graduates Program must also meet the admissions criteria outlined for our MBA Program with the exception of the GMAT. Please also note the following information:
- Work experience requirement is a minimum two years professional work experience after HBA completion (summer internship experience not applicable)
- Online application includes:
- Uploaded resume
- Two professional references (online form within application)
- Transcripts (we will obtain on your behalf)
- Application fee is waived
- Admission interview will occur after submission of the completed application
Upon submission of the completed application, within a few business days applicants will be notified to schedule their admission interview. Applicants can expect to receive an offer decision within one to two weeks after the admission interview.
Leave of Absence (LOA) Program
The LOA program is designed to assist you in student’s employment leave request and likewise help with the return to the organization upon completion of the program. It is important to note, that participation in this program in no way precludes student’s from any of Career Management's programming, one on one coaching, and/or on-campus recruiting activities. For more information on the program including required documentation and the $10,000 credit incentive, please click here.
We encourage you to keep the following timelines in mind when planning to submit your application. We process applications as they are received and suggest submitting as early as possible to avoid deadline peaks. The MBA Direct Program will begin July 5th, 2021.
Please keep in mind that we process applications on a rolling basis, and both admissions and scholarship decisions are handed out between application deadlines. You do not need to wait for a deadline to apply.
Application Deadlines - 2021 Admission
|Round 1||September 21, 2020|
|Round 2||November 9, 2020|
|Round 3||January 4, 2021|
|Round 4||March 15, 2021|
|Round 5||May 24, 2021|
MBA Direct Program Curriculum
The MBA Direct curriculum is designed to build on the core knowledge you already obtained during your HBA years at Ivey, and bring you up to the MBA level.
Tuition and Financing
Scholarships available ranging from $5,000 to $20,000.
Talk to Us
If you are a recent Ivey HBA grad who wants to learn more about the MBA Direct for HBA Graduates Program, please contact Lindsay Lippmann, Associate Director, MBA Recruitment and Admissions.