• Prepare to lead with a Schulich MBA.

    The Schulich MBA will equip you with the specialized knowledge and leadership skills you need to gain a competitive advantage. Hone your skills in your field of interest through our extensive selection of 18 areas of specialization in management functions, industry sectors and special business issues.

    Ranked #1 in Canada by Corporate Knights, Forbes & CNN Expansion, Schulich offers Canada’s preeminent MBA Program.

    Customize your MBA: Flexible study options allow you to switch between full- and part-time enrolment, take classes uptown at the Keele campus or at our satellite campus in downtown Toronto. Accelerate your MBA and complete the program in as little as eight months with advanced standing.

    Real-World Experiential Learning:  The Schulich MBA combines classroom learning of fundamental and advanced management concepts with real world experience, including a two-term strategic consulting project where you work with clients on real business problems and solutions.

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  • Career Opportunities

    Whether it’s a career as a Capital Markets Associate, Management Consultant, Brand Manager, Business Analyst, Commercial Banking Associate or Operations Analyst – the Schulich MBA will provide you the knowledge and network to succeed.

    Throughout the MBA program, you will have access to the Career Development Centre (CDC). As Schulich’s in-house team of certified Career Coaches and Industry Advisors, the CDC offers a wealth of innovative resources, individualized mentoring and coaching to help advance your career. Meet alumni, recruiters and industry leaders at corporate information sessions and other CDC events, and receive online access to the very best career tools available.

    Recruiters value the communication, interpersonal and leadership skills that Schulich MBA graduates possess, and regularly hire Schulich MBAs.

  • Our MBA could lead you to an exciting career in an organization such as...

The Schulich MBA in Numbers

  • 89% of students were hired within 3 months of graduation

  • $91,860 average salary (includes base salary and other guaranteed compensation)

  • 140 companies hired Schulich MBA/IMBA students


MBA Program Details by Category

Admission Requirements

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Requirement Checklist

The general admission requirements for the MBA are listed below. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission, as space in each program is limited. A holistic approach is taken during the application review process and all components of the application are thoroughly reviewed.

  1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a minimum B average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
    • Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience beyond the required minimum.
  2. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    • Acceptable scores on all measures of the GMAT or GRE
    • To send your scores for these tests to us please use the following codes: GMAT code Z75-X8-30 (full-time program), Z75-X8-23 (part-time program) or GRE code 5697
  3. Work Experience
    • Minimum two years of relevant post-degree, full-time work experience or life experience
  4. Completion of the online application which requires:

*Official copies of these documents will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program.

  1. Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.
    Accepted Tests Minimum Score
    IELTS 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension)
    TOEFL  (Schulich’s TOEFL Code is B710) 100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)

    Applicants who have completed at least two years of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction are not required to submit an English proficiency test.

  • Strong applicants whose first language is not English and do not meet the above language requirements may be considered for admission with the condition of completion of the MBA/Specialized Master’s Preparation Program offered by the York University English Language Institute.

For graduates of the Schulich School of Business BBA or iBBA programs – with a GPA of B+ or better – the following requirements will be waived if the applicant graduated within the last five years:

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Entry Round 1 Round 2* Round 3** Round 4**
January 2019 August 7, 2018 September 5, 2018  October 1, 2018 November 15, 2018
September 2019 November 30, 2018 February 1, 2019 March 15, 2019 April 30, 2019

The MBA program is offered on a full-time and part-time basis. Both full-time and part-time studies start in September and January. The Part-Time downtown cohort starts in September only. Not all courses are offered downtown. Domestic applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis. International applicants will be reviewed following each round deadline and may be held for further review in subsequent rounds if additional information is required.

*International students and those interested in being considered for scholarships are encouraged to apply no later than Round 2.

**For domestic applicants only. Late international applications are considered pending space availability.

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Please note: Your GMAT/GRE score and responses from your referees can be completed after your application has been submitted. A preliminary review of your application will still be done prior to receiving these items.

Students may only submit a single application. Students are not permitted to apply in multiple rounds or to multiple programs.

Tuition & Fees

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MBA Program Fees

The average completion time for the full-time MBA program is four academic terms. The full-time accelerated MBA may be completed in two terms.

  Domestic Students
Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant,
Permanent Resident
International Students
Visa/Study Permit
Cost Per Term: 2018-2019*
(Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019)
Including supplementary fees
$19,940 (Full-Time)
$8,020 (Part-Time)
Estimated Total Tuition Fee** $79,800 (Full-Time)
$80,200 (Part-Time)***

* The cost per term is rounded to the nearest $10. Figures include current ancillary and student referenda fees of $476.32 (full-time) or $238.12 (part-time) per term. Fees are subject to change. For the most up to date supplementary fee information please refer to the student financial services website.

**Total tuition fees are rounded to the nearest $100 and vary with start date and program length. The MBA full-time estimated total is based on a 4-term program of study. The MBA part-time estimated total is based on a 10-term program of study.

*** Tuition fees for Fall 2019 and thereafter have not been set. This figure represents an approximate total and includes current ancillary and student referenda fees. Fees are subject to change.

Study Options

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The flexibility of the Schulich MBA program allows students to study full-time or part-time, during the daytime or evenings, and at a combination of the uptown Keele Campus and Miles S. Nadal Management Centre in downtown Toronto.

The MBA curriculum is offered on a full-time and part-time basis, and students may switch between full-time and part-time status as the need arises during their degree. Both full-time and part-time studies at Keele campus start in September (Fall term) and January (Winter term). Note that students who wish to study part-time at the Nadal (downtown) campus must begin the program in September (Fall term) only.

Not all courses are offered on weekends or downtown.

Full-time course load = 9.00 – 18.00 credits (3 – 6 courses)

  • Typical course load is 15.00 credits (5 courses)
 Part-time course load = 1.50 – 7.50 credits (1 – 2.5 courses)

  • Typical course load is 6.00 credits (2 courses)

Available delivery options

  • Full-time 16 to 20 months
  • Part-time 36 to 40 months
  • Accelerated Full-time 8 to 12 months
  • Accelerated Part-time 16 to 20 months


  • Keele Campus Toronto, Canada
  • Miles S. Nadal Management Centre Downtown Toronto, Canada
  • India Campus Hyderabad, India
Graduation Requirements

Curriculum Overview

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The MBA curriculum includes 33.00 credits of core courses designed to equip students with a common set of capabilities necessary for effective management in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

In addition to foundational core courses, students have the opportunity to complete 24.00 credits of electives, allowing for deeper exploration in a particular area of focus, completion of a specialization or pursuit of a diploma.

As the capstone of the program, students will participate in the Strategy Field Study. In this exciting consulting project spanning two terms, teams conduct a strategic assessment of an organization and its environment, and present recommendations to senior management.

Learn more about the Strategy Field Study.

Students are eligible for graduation upon their successful completion of 60.00 credits. Students may shorten the duration to complete their MBA if they receive Advanced Standing.

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MBA 1 (first half – 30.00 credits)

  • 27.00 credits of core courses (outlined below)
  • 3.00 credits of elective(s)

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MBA 2 (second half – 30.00 credits)

  • 6.00 credits of core courses (outlined below)
  • 24.00 credits of electives
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Throughout your Schulich MBA, you will be challenged by our award-winning faculty, who are experts in a broad range of functional and program areas as well as successful industry practitioners.

Learn about our outstanding faculty in all key fields of management.

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Student Clubs

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Students personalize and enrich their experiences at Schulich by taking advantage of a wide array of opportunities for networking, socializing and personal development.

Connect with your peers on a weekend getaway organized by the Graduate Business Council (GBC), give back as a Schulich Graduate Ambassador, or explore over 30 outstanding student clubs and committees.

Learn more about Graduate Student Life at Schulich

Professional Designations

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  • Professional Designations

    The Schulich MBA can help prepare you for a CFA designation. This requires careful planning of your course selections.


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