University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Business/Physical Therapy (MBA/MScPT)

University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,230
Careers:Banking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersPhysiotherapists


The combined MBA/MScPT program is open to current UAlberta MSc in Physical Therapy students. This program will provide students with the business and leadership foundation to operate a private clinic or lead within the public sector. Taken as a combined degree, students would be able to complete both programs in a total of 3.5 years. Upon completing the requirements of both degrees, students would receive both an MBA degree and an MSc in Physical Therapy degree.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 85
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The combined MBA/MScPT degree is only open to students currently enrolled in the MScPT program at the University of Alberta. Students would apply directly, via email, to the MBA Office. There is no application fee. The entrance requirements for the combined program are different than the standard admission requirements to the MBA program. Completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent in any field of study from an accredited post-secondary institution is required. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on the University of Alberta 4-point grading system or an equivalent standing from another recognized institution is required. However, a GPA of >3.6 for Alberta applicants and >3.8 for out of province applicants on the most recent sixty credits of study is recommended for a competitive application.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test de Fran├žais International [min. 237] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
    Application Notes : Candidates will be invited to participate in a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). The MMI is a series of short, multi-station interviews based on predefined scenarios designed to evaluate the interviewee's critical thinking ability, ethical decision making ability, communication skills and the non-cognitive/humanistic skills required for success in a clinical environment. The interview evaluation constitutes a significant component of the overall admissions assessment.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Work Experience
    A minimum of 30 hours of volunteer experience and transcripts are also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 05, 2022