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Ontario Colleges and McDonald's Restaurants of Canada have partnered to offer educational opportunities to McDonald's employees. 

Credit Transfer

St. Lawrence College will grant Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) for first-year business credit into the two-year Business Diploma or three-year Advanced Business Diploma programs to McDonald's Second Assistant Managers who have completed the Management Development Program Level 2 (MPD) through McDonald's. 

Prerequisites (Mandatory): 

  • Math: applicant to complete preadmission math assessment
  • Business Communication: applicant to complete preadmission writing assessment
  • Completion of one general education elective course 

Upon successful completion of the above requirements, you may complete a two-year Business Diploma in just one-year or a three-year Advanced Business Diploma in just two years! 

Learn more about our Business programs

About The Business Diploma Programs 

Upon completion of your Business Diploma you will:

  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of principles and practices in the field of business
  • Be prepared to work in team settings and complete projects, presentations and research
  • Gain knowledge and skills in finance, accounting, human resources, marketing, sales, and information and communication technology
  • Experience work concepts in ethics, legal, and social responsibility. 

How To Apply

  • Apply to St. Lawrence College using the advanced standing application option on the Application Service for Ontario's Public Colleges (OCAS) for Business or Business Administration
  • Once your application is received you will receive a letter requesting supporting documentation. You can then submit the following documents:
  1. McDonald's Canada Training Verification form signed by McDonald's National L&D Consultant (training must be completed within 3 years of the application)
  2. Any additional post-secondary transcripts that you may have

Colleges reserve the right to validate graduation from secondary school and original admission requirements. 

Questions?

Adam McGregor
amcgregor@sl.on.ca
613-544-5400 ext. 1631

Wendy Whitehead
wwhitehead@sl.on.ca
613-544-5400 ext. 6744