One Year MMPA Admission Requirements

We look holistically at candidates, looking for qualities that make them stand out. We believe that exposure to a variety of diverse viewpoints makes for a superior learning experience.


Admissions Requirements

The One Year MMPA accepts 45 students per academic year. The following basic criteria are used in assessing applicants. Due to the competitive nature of admissions to the program, successful candidates tend to exceed the minimum requirements.


1. Undergraduate Degree


  • University of Toronto Mississauga’s BCom (Accounting Specialist Program)
  • Rotman School’s BCom (Accounting Specialist Program)
  • University of Toronto Scarborough’s BBA (Specialist in Management & Accounting Program)

If you are a graduate of one of these three programs, you do not need to submit course outlines for review, but you must have achieved:

  • Minimum of B+ in the final year
  • Minimum of B- in each of the equivalent specified courses listed here*
    • (some exceptions apply – please inquire)
  • Evidence of leadership abilities



  • Minimum of B+ in final year of study
  • Minimum of B- in each of the equivalent specified courses listed here*
    • (some exceptions apply – please inquire)
  • International students without Canadian citizenship or Landed Immigrant Status must obtain a Study Permit and a Co-op Work Permit
  • Evidence of leadership and strong communication skills

2. CPA Professional Entry Program (PEP)

  • You must meet all of the CPA Professional Entry Program requirements as posted on the CPA Ontario website
  • Pay special attention to the Strategy and Governance requirements listed

3. Resume/CV

  • Summary of the applicant’s academic and professional work history

4. References

  • Two professional and/or academic reference contacts with institutional email addresses

5. Essay

  • One brief 500-word essay


  • All candidates will be interviewed before they are offered admission to the program. Interviews are by invitation only.

Please note, there is an application fee of CDN$359.60.


Important Application Dates

  • September 1st, 2023 — Applications open.
  • October 31, 2023 — Early Deadline (Recommended)
  • January 31, 2024 — Final Deadline for decisions by end April 2024.
  • September 2024 — Program start.


The Application Process: There are a few key things you need to do to apply to MMPA — Please view application instructions here.

Got questions? Direct any questions and enquiries to your 1-Year MMPA recruiter, Wesley Mack.


Interested in Applying?

Apply to the One Year MMPA Program