MBA programs in Canada

Canadian universities have some of the best Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs in North America and around the world.

A Canadian MBA will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in diverse fields:

  • Banking and finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International affairs
  • International business
  • Government

Getting ready for your MBA program

To begin an MBA, you’ll need:

  • A bachelor’s degree, although not always in a business field
  • A desire to spend 8 months to 2 years (for full-time studies or longer if you study evenings or part-time)

Earn a world class MBA

Canada offers 6 MBA programs listed among the top 100 in the world[1]:

  • #43 – University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
  • #48 – Western University, Ivey Business School
  • #66 – McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
  • #82 – York University, Schulich School of Business
  • #88 – Queen’s University, Smith School of Business
  • #94 – HEC Montréal

Of course, Canada offers many other excellent MBA program options that will pave the way to your future in business. Find the right program for you:

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You can afford a Canadian MBA

A Canadian MBA is an affordable way to get a high-quality, internationally recognized degree. Discover the cost of your MBA program in Canada:

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Statistics Canada has gathered data on what international students can expect to pay, on average, in tuition fees for an MBA in Canada[2]:

  • Regular MBA: CAD 36,623 per year
  • Executive MBA: CAD 61,190 per year

Canada’s cost of living, combined with our reputation as a safe and inclusive country makes a great argument to study in Canada. Learn more about preparing your budget and planning for living expenses during your time in Canada.

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Interested in searching for scholarships to study in Canada? Start here.

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Work in Canada after your MBA

Do you hope to stay in Canada after you complete your studies? When you finish a full-time MBA in Canada, you can apply for a 3-year work permit or a temporary work permit.

Canada also welcomes MBA students who wish to immigrate. We even have an Express Entry program to help graduates like you settle in Canada with your MBA.

Find out about working in Canada after your studies and explore careers in Canada after your MBA.


[1] QS Top Universities Rankings 2018

[2] Statistics Canada, Table 477-0024. Weighted average tuition fees for full-time international students, 2017–18.