- International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.
|Additional Admission Requirements:||Applicants must possess a two- or three-year diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field (e.g., food science, food engineering, food technology, biotechnology, general science, environmental science, earth sciences, chemistry, microbiology, biology, mechanical/electrical/industrial/agricultural engineering). Applicants will be ranked based on an assessment of their academic background, including: length of program and type of credential; area of study and its affinity with the Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing program; and overall academic performance.