Quick Links

Graduate Admission Requirements

Graduate Admissions requirements for Career and Professional Development may differ from program to program. Please refer to the individual program descriptions for specific information.

To be admitted to a graduate level program, you must have an undergraduate degree.

Note that some programs have additional degree requirements (e.g., the degree must be in a particular field, or the student's CGPA must be above a certain level). For details, refer to individual program descriptions in Programs and Courses.

 

Additional Graduate Admission Requirements

Career and Professional Development

  • All students applying to Career and Professional Development Graduate programs must be proficient in English. For more information on language requirements, see Language Policy.
  • Some graduate programs require a minimum CGPA (refer to individual program descriptions). Applicants whose CGPA does not meet the minimum requirement must also submit additional supporting documents. See “Additional Supporting Documents for Career and Professional Development Programs” in the Supporting Documents section

Education

  • All students applying to Faculty of Education programs must be proficient in English. For more information on language requirements, see Language Policy.
  • Some graduate programs require a minimum CGPA (refer to individual program descriptions).
  • Some Education programs may require students to submit additional supporting documents. Please contact the Faculty of Education directly for further information.

Translation and Written Communication

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an approved university with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0 and a minimum of 30 credits (or the equivalent) in translation courses. If the degree is in another field, applicants will be required to follow the Certificate in Translation program, in part or in its entirety.
  • Applicants must be proficient in the languages of their concentration: English/French, Spanish/French, Spanish/English.
  • Applicants must pass the Translation Entrance Examination.
  • Applicants should always refer to the Supporting Documents section prior to submitting their application.

Language Policy

Admission to all Career and Professional Development graduate programs requires proficiency in English. For more information on providing proof of proficiency, see Language Policy

The language of instruction for most courses and programs at McGill is English. Students may submit any written work that is to be graded in English or French, except in cases where knowledge of the language is one of the objectives of the course.