To enrol in McMaster Continuing Education programs, students must:
- Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent;
- Be a mature student as defined in the Undergraduate Calendar of McMaster University; or
- Be deemed an exceptional case.
Most McMaster Continuing Education programs are open enrolment, which means there is no formal application or admission procedure. To enrol in a course, simply register online. Continuing education courses can be taken as part of a program or individually.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If your first language is not English, you must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements. Completion of TOEFL exam with a minimum acceptable score of 20 on each of the four components (reading, writing, speaking and listening), valid for 2 years.
To ensure that students have the basic capabilities necessary to be successful in their online courses, they are required to have the following prerequisite knowledge and/or skills:
- Knowledge and skills with general computer applications, such as keyboarding, file management, video talks and word processing