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Accelerated MBA for HBA Graduates

Ivey's Accelerated MBA program 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.

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Next Application Deadline: November 12, 2018.

Program starts July 2019

What to Expect from Ivey's Accelerated MBA

Eight Month Program

Incredible value and return on investment in an eight-month program that gets you back into the workforce quickly.

International Opportunities

International learning opportunities like the elective Study Trip and LEADER Project.

Career Management

Integrated Career Management and recruiting activities built into the program.

Diverse Classmates

A new and diverse group of classmates from around the globe.

Program Requirements

Students applying to the Accelerated MBA Program for Ivey HBA grads must also meet the admissions criteria outlined for the MBA program, with the exception of the GMAT. Every candidate accepted into the Accelerated MBA and full-time MBA program has completed an admissions interview. The following documentation is also required:

  • Resumé
  • Two reference letters
  • Transcripts (We will obtain them on your behalf)
  • Online Application (Includes two required essays)
  • No application fee

You will be contacted for an admissions interview once all application components have been received and reviewed.

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Schedule a one-on-one information session to learn more about the program structure, curriculum, and admissions criteria as well as answer any questions you may have.

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Accelerated MBA Program Curriculum

The Accelerated MBA 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.

AMBA Curriculum and Courses

Tuition and Financing



All applicants are considered for scholarships and awards, including Forté Fellow awards. Scholarships range from $5,000 to approximately half-tuition.

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If you are a recent Ivey HBA grad who wants to learn more about the Accelerated MBA Program, book a one-on-one chat with J.D. Clarke, Executive Director, Masters Recruitment and Admissions.

Application Deadlines

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 AMBA program will begin July 2019.

Admissions decisions are made throughout the year to correspond with the timing below.

Application Round Round Deadline
Round 2 November 12, 2018
Round 3 January 7, 2019
Round 4 March 11, 2019
Round 5 May 27, 2019


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Please note that Deferrals are not permitted for AMBA offers of admission. If a candidate is accepted to the Program and ultimately has to decline the offer, he or she is more than welcome to reapply the following year without penalty.