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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.

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Next Application Deadline: May 27, 2019

Program starts July 2019

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 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 MBA Direct 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 MBA Direct 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.

Insider's Guide

Your HBA degree can put you on the fast track to a full Ivey MBA in just eight short months. Read the Insider's Guide to learn more. 

Meet some of our graduates

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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.

MBA Direct Curriculum and Courses

Tuition and Financing

$55,650 (2019)

$64,000 (2019)

We have generous scholarships remaining! Every person admitted into the MBA Direct Program is guaranteed a scholarship ranging in amount from $10,000 to $20,000. Female students admitted are also considered for Forté Fellow awards

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 MBA Direct will begin July 2019.

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

Application Round Round Deadline
Round 5 May 27, 2019


Talk to Us

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