Executive MBA Americas

Queen's University

17 months
100585 CAD/year
100585 CAD/year
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The Executive MBA Americas program, previously known as the Cornell-Queen's Executive MBA, is the only program of its kind in the world. It is made possible through a partnership between two of North America's premier business schools - Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University in New York.


The  Executive MBA Americas program provides a unique and exciting opportunity to earn both a Queen’s MBA and a Cornell MBA in 17 months, while you continue to work. Classes are led by outstanding faculty from both schools, and classes are shared by participants from across North and South America. There is no other MBA program in Canada that ofers these opportunities. The ideas, perspectives and tools you will acquire while in the program will have a powerful and lasting impact on you and your career.

Graduates of the program earn both a Cornell MBA and a Queen’s University MBA; credentials that will open doors anywhere in the world. Cornell is one of the eight prestigious U.S. universities collectively known as the Ivy League.

 The Johnson School at Cornell University is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world by Financial Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Smith School of Business is Canada’s premier business school. Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks Smith #1 in Canada and among the best in the world for full-time MBA and executive MBA programs.

The program will provide you with an international business perspective and the skills to take on the challenges of today’s global business environment. Having both a Cornell MBA and a Queen’s MBA will increase your value to your organization and open the door to opportunities you have only dreamed about.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Marketing
  • Understanding and Enhancing your Leadership Capabilities
  • Finance
  • Coaching People and Creating High-Performance Teams
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Negotiating and Building Consensus
  • Financial Accounting
  • Building Collaborative Relationships

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months
  • Part-time
    • 17 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
160 (verbal)
163 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form: to be completed online.
  • Resume: a current resume that includes academic experience, work experience, memberships in professional associations, and volunteer and community activities.
  • Official Transcripts: an official transcript from each post-secondary institution you have attended.
  • Cover Letter: a cover letter outlining current responsibilities and assignments, career accomplishments, reasons for applying to the Executive MBA Americas and your professional and personal goals.
  • Two References: Referees will be provided a link by your Application Advisor.
  • Personal Interview: An interview with the Program Director, either in person or by Skype, upon completion of your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    100585 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 142496 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    100585 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 142496 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 17 months.


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