Master in Management of Applied Science (MMASc)Western Science

Co-op Work Term Overview

The MMASc program is an innovative, one year course-based professional graduate program that requires the completion of one four-month full-time co-op term for the successful completion of the degree. Potential employers include all levels of government, not-for-profit organizations and public and private companies.

The MMASc Co-op Work Term is a registered co-operative education program with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and enables an employer to be eligible for the Co-operative Education Tax Credit that can reimburse up to $3000.00 of the costs incurred as a result of hiring a co-op student.

Employer Expectations

As a co-op host, we ask that you commit to the following:

Administrative requirements include:

  1. Developing Learning Outcomes for the co-op work term – outlining what the student should know and be able to do by the end of the Co-op Work Term. They help the student to identify the integration and application of the learning they have gained.
  2. Completing Evaluations – we require that you monitor the students' performance and complete a midpoint and final evaluations.

The MMASc Co-op Work Term program appreciates the support of its employers and aims to ensure that employer needs are met during the course of the co-op program. Please don’t hesitate to contact the MMASc Co-op Coordinator if you have any questions about the program.