McDonald’s Canada is serving up a pathway to college. The restaurant’s partnership with Ontario Colleges provides McDonald’s employees with course credits that can be applied to business programs at postsecondary institutions across Ontario, including Seneca.


What are the Benefits?

Upon completion of McDonald’s Management Development Program (MDP) Level 2, you may apply to complete a two- or three-year business diploma program at Seneca and receive credit for the first year.


Classes are offered full time, part time, in class or online.


International students are encouraged to apply.


You may qualify for funding to help pay for your studies.


Your work shifts will be scheduled to support your learning.


How Does it Work?

Seneca will grant recognition for first-year business credit into one of four business diploma programs to McDonald’s Second Assistant Managers who have completed MDP Level 2.

To qualify, you must meet the following additional requirements:


Which Programs are Included?

Ready to Apply?

Full-Time Studies

Step 1

Apply to one of the four Seneca business programs noted above through Ontario Colleges, and select Entry Level 3 on the program choice screen.

Step 2

After your application is received, you will be asked to submit the following documents to Seneca’s Office of the Registrar:

  • McDonald’s Canada Training Verification form that is signed by your McDonald's Regional Training Manager, and completed within three years prior to your application
  • any additional postsecondary transcripts

Part-Time Studies

To pursue part-time studies, please email Danielle Mercier.

Please note

Seneca reserves the right to validate your secondary school graduation and original admission requirements.

For more information:

Full-time studies

Shahrzad Farzinpak 416.491.5050 ext. 22386

Part-time studies

Danielle Mercier 416.491.5050 ext. 22504