Be a pioneer in an evolving digital industry.

Be a pioneer in an evolving digital industry.


Applying to the MMR Program

You are about to make the best decision for your career! The McGill-Bensadoun Master of Management in Retailing degree is designed for high-achieving, ambitious retail professionals and students interested in a future career in retail.

The MMR is designed for recent graduates with a Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Economics, Engineering, or Science degree and with proven quantitative skills.

There are three complementary types of students for the program:

Students with an undergraduate degree in any discipline who

  • have specific professional retail experience
  • are interested in learning new skills to level up their retail career
  • wish to transition into another aspect of the retail business (i.e. from store manager to retail strategy analyst)

Students with an undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as engineering, computer science, statistics) who

  • have the technical skills
  • are interested in learning the retail business combined with leadership skills

Students with an undergraduate degree in any discipline with:

  • a strong interest in the emerging field of retail
  • a strong interest in some analytical and computer acumen.
  • Prospective students can apply during the final year of their bachelor’s degree studies.
  • Admission would be conditional upon obtaining their bachelor’s degree prior to the start of the program.
  • Students with a three-year bachelor's degree from an international university are also eligible to apply.
  • International students can determine the equivalency of their degrees

The MMR is a pre-experience program, therefore no prior work experience is required. Preference will be given to candidates with retail experience, although it is not required.

Application Dates

Applications are open. Applications deadlines:

  • October 31,  2020
  • December 15, 2020
  • Final deadline for international students: March 15, 2021
  • Final deadline for Canadian citizens and Permanent residents: May 15, 2021

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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