Information Studies (MIS)

Admission requirements
  • Be registered full-time in the MIS program
  • Have and maintain a minimum CGPA of 7.0 (B+ or 75%) in courses taken at the University of Ottawa
  • Remain a full-time student throughout the entire CO-OP sequence
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or an international student (authorization or diplomat)
  • Pay the required CO-OP fees (see below).

CO-OP programs have limited enrolment. Meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee you a place. Admission is based on your CGPA. We admit those with the highest CGPA first.

Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2Study-

CO-OP fees

As a CO-OP student, you also pay CO-OP fees (announced every year by the Registrar) for the session before your first work term and then for every work term, up to and including your last one.

Some of our employers include
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Justice Canada
  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Library of Parliament
  • New Brunswick Public Library Service
  • Office of the Auditor General of Canada
  • Public Safety Canada
  • Statistics Canada
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • University of Ottawa
How to apply

Masters programs

Apply to CO-OP after you've started your studies at uOttawa. You must have an admission average of 75% (B+) or higher.
Steps to follow in order to apply from the University via UoZone:

  • UoZone
  • From the Applications menu, click on CO-OP Navigator

If you have any questions about your application, please contact our office by phone at 613 562-5741 or by e-mail at coop@uOttawa.ca.

Application Deadline: September 30 of your first year of studies

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