• 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.

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The Schulich MBA in Numbers

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

  • $91,500 average salary (includes base salary and other guaranteed compensation)

  • 140 companies hired Schulich MBA/IMBA students

Specializations

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:
  5.  Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.

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

Accepted Tests Minimum Score
IELTS (Academic Test) 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.

Students who have graduated from Schulich within the last five years are eligible for the following:

  •  GMAT/GRE waiver
    • If the student achieved a B+ or better GPA during their last two years of undergraduate studies, or cumulatively across the Master of Management (MMgt) program
  • A $150 application fee waiver

For more information please see our Application Tips.

Deadlines

Entry Round 1 Round 2* Round 3 Round 4**
January 2020 July 5, 2019 August 9, 2019 September 20, 2019 November 15, 2019
September 2020 November 29, 2019 January 31, 2020 March 12, 2020 April 30, 2020

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 are strongly encouraged to apply by Round 2 to allow for sufficient study permit processing time.

** Late applications may be accepted 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. Fees are subject to change.

Student Status Full-Time Tuition per Term*
(2019-2020)
Part-Time Tuition per Term*
(2019-2020)
Domestic Students
Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant,
Permanent Resident
$17,912 $7,204**
International Students
Visa/Study Permit
$26,020 International students must review immigration regulations before considering part-time study.

*Fees are rounded to the nearest dollar and include essential supplementary fees. For details on student health plans and non-essential fees, refer to the Student Financial Services website: https://sfs.yorku.ca/fees/courses.

**The average completion time for the part-time MBA is 10 terms. The average completion time for the part-time Accelerated MBA is five terms.

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

Location(s)

  • 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 27.00 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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  • FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS
  • MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
  • THE ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
  • MANAGERIAL FINANCE
  • SKILLS FOR LEADERSHIP
  • MANAGING FOR VALUE CREATION
  • MARKETING MANAGEMENT
  • INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • QUANTITATIVE METHODS
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
  • ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

MBA 2 (second half – 30.00 credits)

  • 6.00 credits of core courses (outlined below)
  • 24.00 credits of electives
  • STRATEGY FIELD STUDY FORMATION
  • STRATEGY FIELD STUDY
  • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
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Faculty

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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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