Management of Applied Science

Master of Management of Applied Science (MMASc)

Meet Harman Malhi, MMASc graduate, Management of Applied Science

“The MMASc program is unique because it takes the fundamentals gained through my biology undergraduate degree, and applies them to a completely different discipline. What enabled me to thrive was being able to find my own connection between the two disciplines, and tailor my learning to what I wanted to gain from the courses.”

What’s the best advice you could give to someone considering applying to your graduate program?
The best advice I could give someone applying to my program is to take some time to think about potential career paths you think this program will get you to. Then, go talk to people in those positions and explain the program and what skills they use in their job. If after talking to them, taking this program makes sense, you will have an understanding of what you need to take away from the course work, and that will help you stay motivated and work towards your end goal.

Where was your favourite place on campus to work/study/research?
My favourite place on campus was the Physics and Astronomy atrium because it was quiet enough to get work done, but there was enough noise that you weren’t afraid to strike up a conversation with your friend.

What are you most passionate about?
I am most passionate about helping others find their road to success by being involved with mentoring youth throughout my education and in my current role at TechAlliance, working with entrepreneurs to help grow their businesses. I find that when I can share my knowledge with others to help them find their way, there is no better feeling.

What is your “dream” career?
I wouldn’t say I have a “dream” career but rather I have characteristics that I would be looking for in my dream job. These include working with people and on teams, collaborating to push the organization forwards, using both my creative and analytic skills, and always doing something challenging that allows me to grow with the organization.

What idea, suggestion, or comment would you like to share with the Western graduate community?
Don’t be afraid to leave your bubble and explore the other faculties in the University.

Program Websites

Program Contact

Fatima Khawaja (
Program Coordinator, Master of Management of Applied Science

The Master of Management of Applied Science (MMASc) delivers foundational management education designed to enhance your undergraduate degree in the science disciplines, including science, social science, health science, engineering, and more.

We offer you an opportunity to develop a hybrid set of skills to take on a broad range of organizational roles across diverse industries. The program is a one-year professional degree comprising two semesters of course-based work and one semester of experiential learning satisfied by completing a co-op work term. The curriculum is designed to accelerate and advance your career by providing core business management and communication skills that complement your background to form the foundation for your ongoing success.

Program Length

  • 3 Terms

Program Design

  • Full-time study
  • Course-based

Funding Information

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee schedules (per term) are posted on the Office of the Registrar's website at

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Admission Requirements

Admission is competitive. Meeting (or exceeding) these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

  • Applicants must possess a four-year degree from a university, college or institute.
  • A minimum admission average of 70% across courses taken in the last two full-time years of the undergraduate degree.

English Language Proficiency

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Application Deadline

  • January 15: Students who apply by this deadline will receive full consideration for the first round of offers.
  • March 1: Second round offers.
  • March 31: Final deadline for international applications.
  • July 31: Final deadline for domestic/permanent resident applications.

Fields of Research

  • Applied Science
  • Applied Social Science