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Executive Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #18 (WUR) ,
The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA program is more than a degree — it’s an intense, hands-on leadership experience that will change the way you think. We’ll give you analytical tools and invaluable insights to help you get the career you want. The 13-month format ensures you maximize your learning experience while you minimize your time away from work. 


In today’s global market, competition for the best talent is fierce. Leading international companies know that investing in human capital is a matter of strategy: retaining talent is key, and tapping into thought leadership in global business is essential to remaining competitive.What is the employer's commitment?

  • Arrange the work schedules and responsibilities of participants to allow for their attendance. Courses are structured to maximize the transfer of knowledge while minimizing the time participants spend away from work. Class days are scheduled every two weeks on Friday and Saturday. There are also four one-week residential sessions during the program.
  • Encourage the student to conduct in-company projects for their project-based coursework. In the past, companies have seen significant returns on this type of work.
  • Consider providing the Executive MBA candidate with financial support for his/her tuition. Investing in an Executive MBA will pay dividends for years to come.

What's the value of self-funding your degree?

The return on investment for participants is both personal and professional.
Many Rotman EMBA students are keen to discover the new doors the program will open in their career, and see a freedom of choice in paying for the program independently of their employer.

  • When you invest in the Rotman EMBA program, you will gain an internationally recognized degree from one of the world's most prestigious universities, and gain access to some of the top business minds anywhere.
  • Many EMBA graduates also enjoy significant jumps in their salaries following the program, as a result of increased scope and level of responsibility.
  • Gaining an advanced degree can help managers and executives who are in career transition.
  • The program is an investment in yourself and in your career. A Rotman EMBA will give you more options and greater leverage in your career. It will pay dividends for many years to come

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Ethics and Law
  • The Business Environment
  • Operations Management
  • Business Problem Solving
  • Capstone
  • Corporate Governance
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, with a final year average of at least mid-B from a recognized university
  • You must complete the online admissions application form available from the program's admission requirements page.
  • A $120 application fee is required. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Two letters of reference; however, you should review your program-specific list of admission requirements to determine if additional letters of reference are required.
  • If your primary language is not English and you graduated from a non-Canadian university where the language of instruction and examination was not English, then you must complete an acceptable English language proficiency test.

Work Experience

At least 8 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    113772 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 113775 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    113772 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 113775 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Several scholarships are available, valued at $10,000.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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