Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Monica Bilan standing outside of McMaster University Continuing Education smiling at the camera Monica Bilan standing outside of McMaster University Continuing Education smiling at the camera

McMaster University

Continuing Education

Here when you need us.

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Application Process 

Applicants must submit a completed application package. Applicants should review the admission requirements before submitting the application. McMaster Continuing Education does not evaluate admission documentation unless an application is submitted. 

Please do not use Hotmail addresses to apply.

Steps to Complete an Application

Proceed to the McMaster University CCE Application portal.

  1. Number one in a circle

    Select the box entitled “Centre for Continuing Education McMaster University Application”

  2. Number two in a circle

    Create an Application Account, if you have never been a student, employee or researcher with McMaster University (i.e. you do not have a MacID) or sign in with your MacID.

  3. Number three in a circle

    Identify the specific program for which you are applying.

  4. number four in a circle

    Select the term in which you wish to begin your studies (i.e. Fall 2017). If the program is not offered in the term you selected, or if the program is no longer accepting students, a notice will be shown.

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    Follow all of the steps to enter your information and upload the required documentation. Be sure to save the information on the application pages before you proceed to the next page.

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    Pay the application fee (payable by credit or debit online.)

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    Submit your application.

You may return to a partially completed application to edit or add new information. Once an application is submitted, no further edits may be made. You will receive an email confirmation of payment and successful application submission. Another email will notify you of the application admission decision after the application data has been reviewed by the program manager.

If you wish to pay by cheque, contact us to request a paper application which you may submit by mail, with payment. Your application will not be processed until payment is received.


Have you already applied and been accepted? Congratulations, now it's time to enrol!