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Online admission

Step 1 – Get your supporting documents ready

Supporting documents

  • Copies of official transcripts
    • Not required for studies done at HEC Montréal.
  • Copies of university diplomas
    • Not required for studies done at HEC Montréal.
  • List of courses in which you are currently enrolled
    • For each course, specify the name of the institution and the term.
  • Proof of professional titles (order, association, etc.), if applicable
  • Proof of compliance with language requirements
    • Collegial studies (CEGEP): No proof of compliance to provide.
    • Others studies or test : Copies of official transcripts or test score. The official scores on tests taken outside of HEC Montréal must be transmitted directly by the organization responsible.
  • At least two letters of recommendation, preferably from professors or, if not possible, from people of your workplace.
  • Official scores on GMAT, TAGE MAGE or GRE tests
    • Required for studies done abroad.
  • Answers to these questions (each answer, entered on a computer, must be a maximum of one page)
  1. Choice of program
    What professional and intellectual concerns motivate you to pursue short graduate program? Please explain your choice.
  2. Career plan
    What type of job do you think you will have after completing your short graduate program (e.g. what type of company, positions and responsibilities)?
  3. Work experience (optional)
    Briefly explain any work experience you may have if it is relevant for your admission application.

You must provide the following documents:

  • valid certificate of Indian status issued by the federal government of Canada.
  • valid Inuit status card issued by the Makivik Corporation.

You must provide the following document:

  • birth certificate issued by Directeur de l'état civil with your place of birth, and your father’s and mother’s full names (long-form certificate only).

You must provide the following documents:

You must provide the following documents:

  • birth certificate with your place of birth, and your father’s and mother’s full names.
  • both sides of your Canadian citizenship certificate or card.
  • Québec Selection Certificate (if applicable).
    If you do not have that certificate and you are a Canadian citizen born outside of Canada, complete the Attestation of Québec Resident Status.
You must provide the following documents:

When applying

French student

  • birth certificate with your place of birth, and your father’s and mother’s full names. 
  • valid passport of the French republic.

French Belgian student

  • valid passport of the Kingdom of Belgium and a copy of your status card validating your Belgian francophone identity.
    OR
  • valid passport of the Kingdom of Belgium and your certificate of higher secondary education or your bachelor’s or master’s diploma delivered by a compulsory educational institution or a higher education institution under the authority or financed by the French Community of Belgium.

When you arrive

French and French Belgian students

  • Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ), delivered by Immigration-Québec.
  • Student permit, delivered by Immigration Canada.

You must provide the following documents:

When applying

  • birth certificate with your place of birth, and your father’s and mother’s full names. 
  • valid passport.

When you arrive

  • Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ), delivered by Immigration-Québec.
  • Student permit, delivered by Immigration Canada.

You must provide the following documents:

  • birth certificate with your place of birth, and your father’s and mother’s full names.
  • both sides of your permanent resident card or your IMM-1000,  IMM-5292 or IMM-5688 immigration form.
  • Québec Selection Certificate (if applicable).
    If you do not have that certificate and you are a permanent resident of Canada, complete the Attestation of Québec Resident Status.


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