A business degree for high-achieving non-business graduates
The 12-month full-time Master of Management (MMgt) is designed to equip graduates from non-business programs with the tools they need for managing and problem solving in a variety of organizations and environments.
The MMgt pairs general management education with a special non-technical focus on developing leadership, problem-solving and communication skills.
Students will build knowledge of the major disciplines of management and how they intersect, while developing key competencies that are valued by organizations and that will facilitate employment in a career with a future. The curriculum is highly experiential, culminating with an Enterprise Consulting Project in which students will collaboratively develop recommendations for a client organization.
Students will graduate from the MMgt program with:
- an ability to evaluate and solve management issues while taking into account risk, uncertainty and ambiguity
- the skills needed to work effectively in groups and teams, and to communicate effectively to a range of audiences; and
- an understanding of the obligation to act in a socially and ethically responsible manner.
Master of Management graduates will be eligible for significant advanced standing into the Schulich MBA, after acquiring the requisite work experience to be eligible for the MBA.
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“The Master of Management program opened up my network, grew my communication skills and emotional intelligence, and allowed me to transition effectively into the workforce.”
The Schulich Master of Management will equip you with the knowledge and leadership skills you need to gain a competitive advantage. You will learn to manage complexity, change, and ambiguity as you examine management issues in a global context.
Throughout the MMgt program, you will also have access to the Centre for Career Design (CCD). As Schulich’s in-house team of certified Career Coaches and Industry Advisors, the CCD offers a wealth of innovative programs, resources and individualized coaching to help you launch your career. Meet alumni, recruiters and industry leaders at corporate information sessions and other CCD events and enjoy online access to the very best career tools available.
Recruiters value the communication, interpersonal and leadership skills that Schulich MMgt graduates possess, paired with the knowledge and capabilities obtained in their undergraduate studies.Visit the Centre for Career Design
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Admission RequirementsView details Hide details
The general admission requirements for the MMgt 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.
- An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, in a non-business field of study, with a minimum B+ average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
- Applicants holding business/commerce degrees are not eligible for the Master of Management program, but may apply for the Accelerated MBA once they have acquired a minimum of two years of work experience. Excluded degrees include, but are not limited to, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (BMOS), Honours Business Administration (HBA) or Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc).
- Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience.
- Work Experience is not required. Applicants may not have more than two years of full-time work experience.
- One year of full-time, post-graduate work experience required for applicants holding 3-year degrees.
- Applicants with two years or more of full-time work experience are not eligible for admission to the MMgt and are encouraged to apply to the MBA.
- Completion of the online application which requires:
- Essays (2 written, 1 timed written, 2 video)
- An up-to-date resume
- Two references, one of which must be academic
- Unofficial copies of transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions*
*Official copies of transcripts will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program
Applicants are NOT required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
- Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.
|Accepted Tests||Minimum Score|
|IELTS (Academic Test)||7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension)|
|TOEFL||100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)
Schulich’s TOEFL code is B710 with Department Code 02
- 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.
For more information please see our Application Tips.
The Master of Management is offered on a full-time basis only. Full time studies start in September.
|Entry||Round 1||Round 2*||Round 3||Round 4|
|September 2024||September 27, 2023||January 5, 2024||March 27, 2024||June 12, 2024|
*International students are strongly encouraged to apply by the Round 2 deadline. Please keep in mind that you must have enough time to apply for a study permit if you are given an offer.
International students with a valid study permit for Canada are welcome to apply after Round 2 and will be considered for admission pending space in the program.
Please note: Responses from your referees can be completed after your application has been submitted.
Students may only submit a single application. Students are not permitted to apply in multiple rounds or to multiple programs.
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Master of Management (MMgt) Program Fees
The MMgt is a full-time program consisting of three academic terms. A term is equivalent to one semester, or 12 weeks.
Fees below are based on the Fall 2023-2024 fee framework, and are subject to change.
|Student Status||Full-Time Tuition per Term/Semester*
Charged in Fall, Winter, and Summer.
|Estimated Program Total**
Current tuition fee multiplied by typical number of terms required for program completion.
Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant,
|$ 9,011||$ 27,050|
*Fees are rounded to the nearest dollar and include supplementary fees. For full details on all current tuition, supplementary fees, and student health plans refer to the Student Financial Services website: https://sfs.yorku.ca/fees/courses.
**Tuition fees have not yet been set for the Fall 2024-2025 academic year. Program totals are estimates only and subject to change. The Estimated Program Total is calculated by multiplying current Fall 2023 tuition fees by the standard number of terms required to complete the program. Program total estimates are rounded to the nearest $50.
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Curriculum OverviewView details Hide details
The MMgt program spans three terms of full-time study comprised of 36.00 credits of core courses and 9.00 credits of elective courses selected by the Program Committee each year.
In addition to the curriculum requirements outlined below, the MMgt program is preceded by a mandatory pre-start program including the satisfactory completion of online course modules in Accounting Foundations, Economics Foundations, Math Foundations and Finance Foundations. Prep course details will be e-mailed to admitted, confirmed students approximately eight weeks before the start of term.
Students are eligible for graduation upon their successful completion of 45.00 credits. Expand the menu below to see detailed curriculum requirements.View Program Requirements Hide Program Requirements
- 36.00 credits of required courses
- 9.00 credits of elective courses
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Term 1: Fall
- ACTG 5100 3.00 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS
- MSTM 5000 3.00 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AND TEAM DYNAMICS
- MSTM 5030 3.00 APPLIED MACROECONOMICS
- SUST 5050 3.00 MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
- MSTM 5060 3.00 MANAGERIAL DECISION ANALYSIS
Term 2: Winter
- MKTG 5200 3.00 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
- MSTM 5220 3.00 MANAGERIAL FINANCE
- MSTM 5210 3.00 DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES
- MSTM 5300 3.00 STRATEGIC THINKING
- ORGS 5100 3.00 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
Term 3: Summer
+ Three 6000 level electives (9.00 credits) chosen from a limited list of electives selected annually by the Program Committee from among approved Schulich MBA electives
Master of Management students may take SUST 6151 3.00 as an alternative to the core course Enterprise Consulting Project (MSTM 6000 3.00).
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Throughout your Schulich Master of Management, 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.
Program faculty members
Program Director, Master of Management; Associate Professor of Organization StudiesView profile
Kiridaran (Giri) Kanagaretnam
Professor of Accounting; Associate Dean, Students; Ron Binns Chair in Financial Reporting, Banking and GovernanceView profile
Professor of AccountingView profile
Instructor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Adjunct Professor of Economics; Associate Director of Undergraduate ProgramsView profile
Associate Professor of Business and Sustainability; Director, MBA ProgramView profile
Adjunct Professor of MarketingView profile
Lisa Marie Chen
Adjunct Professor of Organization StudiesView profile
Adjunct Professor, Marketing and Entrepreneurial StudiesView profile
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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.
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CI Financial Internships Initiative
CI Financial is a diversified global wealth and asset management company with over $364 billion (as of October 2022) of assets under management/administration. Since 1965, CI Financial has consistently anticipated and responded to the changing needs of investors, driven by a commitment to provide individuals and institutions with the highest-quality investments and advice.
The goal of this initiative is to leverage the strengths and synergies of the two organizations to bring real world learning experiences to students through internships, innovative projects, and industry events. Two team projects in business analytics are already underway this fall.