Instructions for how to enter first and last name:
ONLY capitalize the first letter of your first and last name. (ex-John Smith not JOHN SMITH) unless your name includes multiple upper case letters. (ex-MacDonald)
Instructions for how to enter address:
Address – ONLY capitalize the first letter of each word unless not applicable. (ex-923 Robie Street not 923 ROBIE STREET)
Canadian Postal Codes - please enter your postal code in the following format. (ex-B3H 3C3)
As the first step in the MSc CDA application process, prospective applicants are required to complete a programming test to ensure they possess the background computing knowledge to be successful in the program.
The test is a take home assignment that requires you to write two programs to demonstrate your programming knowledge / expertise. If you plan to apply, we encourage you to complete this first step as soon as possible.
You can access the Guide to the Programming Test and the Test Questions online. Please review the sample problems and solutions and when you are ready, please submit your Test results via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
IMTE Program is only available to International Students.
These programs are designed for working professionals seeking a part-time online program geared to co-operatives, credit unions and mutuals.
The full time MBA (CPA Stream) program is focused to meet the competency requirements of the Canadian CPA designation.
Students intending to take graduate level courses at Saint Mary’s University on a Letter of Permission from their Home University.
Note: Visiting students must upload an approved Letter of Permission from their home University to the application portal. Students must have approval from the appropriate Graduate Program Coordinator at Saint Mary's University.
Full Time or Part Time status will be determined by the number of courses taken.
Applications received after these deadlines will be considered on an individual basis. If an application cannot be processed due to time constraints, it will be considered for the next available session.
Students intending to take graduate level courses at Saint Mary’s University after completing a degree program. Please ensure that all post-secondary transcripts are uploaded to the application portal. Students must have approval from the appropriate Graduate Program Coordinator at Saint Mary's University.
Undergraduate programs include bachelors degrees, the Diploma in Engineering, and undergraduate certificates (i.e. Certificate in Human Resources). All applicants applying from high school or who do not hold a previous university degree should select this option. Do Not select this option if you are looking for programs with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.
Those interested in taking courses but not earning credit can apply as an Auditing Applicant. Auditing students do not complete course assignments or evaluation but are still required to pay the normal tuition fees and meet any stated prerequisites for their desired courses. Courses taken as an auditing student are not normally applicable towards program requirements.
Individuals interested in taking one or more courses at Saint Mary's but who do not intend to complete a program, and who do not qualify as an Upgrading Applicant or any other category of admission, may apply for admission under the Open Studies category. There is normally a limit to the number of courses an Open Studies student can take and those who want to take courses beyond the thirty credit hours (ten courses) will be required to apply and be formally admitted to an academic program at Saint Mary's.
Applicants who already hold a degree and who wish to take additional courses for personal interest, professional development, or to meet admission requirements for another academic program. A separate application is required for each academic year in which you wish to enrol as an Upgrading Applicant. The maximum number of credit hours a student can register for under this category of admission is normally thirty credit hours (ten courses). DO NOT select if the intention is to complete a degree or certificate program at Saint Mary's.
Students who are currently enrolled at another post-secondary institution and who wish to take courses at Saint Mary’s to transfer back to their home institution should select Visiting.
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