Schulich MBA Viewbook 2024

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Experience the Schulich Advantage

Prepare to Lead with a Schulich MBA “For students today, flexibility is key. Schulich’s MBA program offers the ultimate in flexible study options, including full-time, part-time, and evening and weekends at multiple campuses. Our program also allows you to customize your own unique career path by choosing from one of 17 MBA specializations while gaining real-world experience working with clients as part of the Strategy Field Study – an 8-month, in-industry strategic consulting project. The Schulich MBA seamlessly integrates adaptability, cutting-edge curriculum, and our inclusive community culture, ensuring a gratifying academic journey.”

Detlev Zwick, PhD Dean, Tanna H. Schulich Chair in Digital Marketing Strategy, Schulich School of Business

On the cover: Kristyn Nazareth (MMgt ’19, MBA ’23), Associate Manager, Transformation, TD View our alumni stories:

What’s Inside A Transformative Learning Experience


The Building Blocks of Your Schulich MBA


A Vibrant Graduate Journey Awaits


The Schulich MBA


Your Student Experience


You Belong Right Here


Begin Your Journey


Explore the World


Schulich Joint MBA Options


Schulich MBA in India


Feel at Home in Toronto


International Student Support


Admission Requirements




Financial Aid


Tuition Fees and Cost of Living


Career Development and Success


Schulich Global Alumni Network



A Transformative Learning Experience Our students benefit from a rich co-curricular experience. Career development initiatives, exciting international opportunities, engaging experiential learning activities, and involvement in Schulich’s thriving, close-knit student community are some of the defining features of the Schulich MBA program.

Canada’s Top-Ranked Business School Schulich MBA: #1 IN CANADA (Economist) TOP 30 MOST POPULAR MBA Program in the World ( TOP 30 IN THE WORLD for careers in Finance, Technology & Information Management (QS TopMBA) Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA: #1 IN CANADA (Financial Times, QS TopMBA) #9 IN THE WORLD (QS TopMBA Joint Programmes) Ranking results as of August 2023


“The Schulich MBA program allowed me to revisit my goals, grow my network, and learn how to be a better leader and collaborator in this next stage of my career.” Robert Cerjanec (MBA ’21) Executive Lead, Strategic Initiatives and External Relations, Durham District School Board View our alumni stories:


The Building Blocks of Your Schulich MBA Schulich’s innovative MBA programs are designed to support your personal interests and priorities as you chart your unique pathway to success. Whichever MBA program you choose, you will benefit from three core elements:


Building a Solid Foundation FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM

• Hone your problem-solving skills as you develop your ability to analyze complex environments and think critically. • Expand your awareness of the triple bottom line and diverse perspectives with foundational courses in leadership and value creation. • Gain an understanding of all functional areas of business, including organizational behaviour, finance, accounting, and marketing from a managerial perspective.


Acquiring Real World Experience


Differentiating, Exploring & Sharpening



• Connect and integrate all you’ve learned as you strategically analyze an organization over an 8-month period, with a team of students from diverse backgrounds.

• Deepen your functional expertise and acquire a comprehensive understanding of the industry in which you want to work.

• Make actionable strategic recommendations to senior management on the direction their business should take.

• Benefit from international mobility by adding an optional global exchange experience, study tour or internship to your degree. See page 16 for details. • Tailor your MBA with a choice of 17 specializations and several Graduate Diplomas during the second half of your program.*

“ The Strategy Field Study (601) was one of the most challenging aspects of the program. It’s one thing to learn about something in a classroom, but the 601 pushed us to question and apply those same concepts in a real-world setting. Through the 601 I not only gained valuable experience, but also built strong relationships that I know will last throughout my career.” Azra Samji (MBA ’21) Manager, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action, lululemon View Azra’s story:

*Specializations offered subject to student demand.


Explore Career Options with our 17 Specializations* Schulich offers you the chance to select from over 100 elective courses. As a result, you have a diverse array of options for selecting area and program specialization opportunities. FUNCTIONAL SPECIALIZATIONS • Accounting • Finance (CFA program partner) • Financial Risk Management • Marketing • Operations Management and Information Systems • Organization Studies • Strategic Management INDUSTRY SPECIALIZATIONS • Arts, Media and Entertainment Management • Business Consulting • Digital Transformation • Entrepreneurial Studies • Global Metals and Minerals Management • Global Retail Management • Health Industry Management • Leading Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Organizations • Real Estate & Infrastructure • Sustainability GRADUATE DIPLOMAS Concurrent:

• 4 industry-specific diplomas (identified above • Financial Engineering Stand-Alone:

• Global Metals and Minerals Management • Post-Diploma in Advanced Management (PDAM) Learn more about our 17 specializations:


“ One of the best things about Schulich is it’s very customizable. At no point during your journey at Schulich are you restricted to certain subjects. I took strategy, sustainability, marketing, and organizational behaviour, which eventually turned out to be my specialization. Everything just came together.” Srikanth Raghavan (MBA ’20) Senior Consultant, Transformational Change, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte Canada View Srikanth’s story: 5

A Vibrant Graduate Journey Awaits One of the most global student bodies of any MBA program in North America, with international students from over 45 different countries. Schulich offers a wealth of opportunities for personal growth and development, by engaging with students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives through an array of innovative learning experiences.


of students are international


countries represented in our student body


of Schulich’s award winning faculty is international


languages spoken by Schulich faculty “ Schulich has become my home away from Nigeria. The inclusive community, faculty support, and friendships formed here make me feel valued and understood. Schulich bridges the gap and provides a strong sense of belonging.” Omosigho Otarigho (MBA Candidate ’24) Forté Fellow Scholarship Recipient View our alumni stories:


Real-World Learning Experiences Schulich focuses on increasing your employability skills, professional presence, and career readiness by incorporating hands-on, real-world learning opportunities into our MBA curriculum.

World Class Case Competition Program

4 Month

Strengthen your presentation skills and master the case method with opportunities to compete around the world in events such as the Hult Prize, Harvard Global Case Competition, MBA Games, and Canada’s Next Top Ad Executive.

elective credit placement course for MBA students

Students apply the knowledge they learn in class at real companies and organizations to ensure they are thoroughly prepared to lead in their future careers after graduation.

Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Geared towards the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators, Schulich Startup Night is an event that gives students and alumni an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of top industry professionals for a chance to win a cash prize and professional support.


The Schulich MBA is the MBA of Choice With multiple entry points and the ability to switch between full- or part-time study, the Schulich MBA fits your personal priorities and dynamic lifestyle. We also offer the Weekend and Evening MBA for domestic professionals to earn their degree without pausing their career.

Flexible Study – The Choice is Yours FULL-TIME MBA



• Start Dates September, January

• Start Dates September, January

• Start Date September

• Program Length 8–20 months*

• Program Length 16–40 months

• Program Length 12-24 months

• What to Expect Pursue your MBA full-time or part-time at our Keele Street campus located at York University, or pursue the first half of your MBA part-time at the Miles S. Nadal Management Centre, our downtown satellite location in the heart of Toronto’s bustling financial district. You can take classes during the daytime, evenings or on weekends, depending on your schedule. Schulich’s flexible structure enables you to select the best term to schedule a break if you wish to pursue an optional internship. You may also switch seamlessly between full-time and part-time study throughout your MBA.

• What to Expect Designed to allow working professionals the ability to pursue their full-time MBA outside of a 9 to 5 work regimen. Students are enrolled in courses scheduled on weeknights and in condensed, consecutive formats on Saturdays.

* The full-time program is typically completed in 20 months, which includes a flexible break term that you can schedule to meet your program and professional goals. Students can also opt to complete the program in 16 months (full-time) should they choose not to schedule a break.

The Accelerated MBA and Advanced Standing We understand the value of your previous degree. Students with undergraduate business degrees in Canada are eligible for advanced standing and may complete their MBA in as little as eight months of full-time study through our accelerated option. Graduates of Schulich Masters programs with two years of full-time work experience, may be eligible for up to a term of advanced standing. Schulich 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. The Accelerated Weekend & Evening MBA (WE MBA) WE MBA students with a Schulich BBA or MMgt degree and 2 years of full-time work experience may be able to complete the program in as little as 12 months.

“ While Schulich’s MMgt program equipped me with the fundamental knowledge necessary to enter the business world, the flexibility of the Schulich MBA allowed me to custom design my academic experience according to my learning objectives and fields of interest by selecting courses from an extensive selection of specializations.” Puneet Kaur Gill (MMgt ’22, MBA ’24 Candidate) Manager, Digital Business Planning and Product Management, Canada Post View our alumni stories:


#1 MBA in Canada The Economist


of students were hired within 3 months of graduation in 2022


companies hired Schulich MBA students in 2022

“ At Schulich, business students learn from world-class faculty and embark on life-changing experiences. They graduate our program with self-direction, critical thinking, passion, and resilience to be life-long learners and seek to make a positive difference in today’s highly complex and uncertain world.” Mike Valente Director, MBA Program


Your Student Experience Goes Beyond the Classroom Build lasting memories as part of an engaged and impressive student community. Develop your strengths, skills, and interests with a host of exciting co-curricular activities.

Collaborate with a supportive student network to examine and share diverse perspectives on complex academic topics during study sessions, case studies, and peer learning.


The Graduate Business Council (GBC) The GBC is the representative student body for both full-time and part-time students in all Schulich graduate degree programs. The GBC hosts various events including getaway weekends in September and January, an annual Graduate Formal, social nights, and Schulich representation at the MBA Games in January. Aside from social and athletic activities, the GBC serves as the student body’s voice to the faculty and administration.

Choose from over


student-run clubs and organizations From investment banking to sustainable enterprise to the Business Technology Association, you’ll have the ability to pursue a broad spectrum of interests alongside your studies.

Schulich Net Impact Students have the chance to collaborate on social and environmental initiatives to prepare emerging leaders to build a more sustainable world. Net Impact demonstrates our commitment to developing well-rounded and socially responsible graduates who are equipped to make a meaningful impact and drive positive change in their fields.


You Belong Right Here Join a tightly knit group of students and connect through sports, social nights, and community engagement. Schulich brings you a world of opportunity to expand your interests with students from an array of backgrounds and regions. Learn more about our student experience:


Start a Conversation with a Graduate Ambassador Today

Be Part of a Campus Culture that Embraces Diversity and Inclusiveness

Graduate Ambassadors are available to share their student experience with prospective students through our Graduate Student Experience Webinars, and with applicants through Class Visits and Connect 1-on-1s. Our Graduate Ambassadors are looking forward to connecting with you!

Schulich’s student community fosters platforms for empowerment, representation, and belonging. Cultivate leadership skills and celebrate a rich culture of diversity by participating in student-led clubs such as the Black Graduate Business Network, and the Latin American Business Association.

“ The Schulich MBA grew my confidence as a leader, team player, and marketer.” Ali Rushdi (MBA ’19) Omnichannel Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada View Ali’s story:

Engage with Our Community @SchulichSchool | #SchulichMBA

Students participate in a weekend of Academic, Athletic, and Spirit competitions during the MBA Games -an integral part of the Schulich Graduate experience.


Begin Your Journey The flexibility of the Schulich MBA enables our students to pursue the program on their terms and to chart a course that aligns with their career goals. Graduates of the Schulich MBA program are entrepreneurs, leaders in financial services, consulting and consumer packaged goods, and agents of change in the social and health sectors. MBA students will work closely with Schulich’s award winning faculty, who are both researchers and practitioners, as they bring theory and application into the classroom.

“ At Schulich we believe that innovation is fostered by collaboration. That’s why we bring together experts in technology and instructional design to work alongside experts in information services and curriculum development. The goal is to continue to create a world class educational experience by staff dedicated to excellence.” Professor Kevin Tasa Associate Dean, Academic



Typical MBA Program Course Structure* YEAR 1

Building a Solid Foundation

COURSE WORK Term 1: • Skills for Leadership • Financial Accounting for Managers • Information Systems • Quantitative Methods • Organizational Behaviour • The Economic Environment of Business Term 2: • Business and Sustainability • Management Accounting • Marketing Management • Managerial Finance • Operations Management • Elective

BREAK TERM** Term 3: • Opportunity for optional internship or continued study Accelerated MBA Start Qualified students with a business degree from a recognized North American university may be eligible to complete the program in just 8 months.


Acquiring Real World Experience

Terms 4 and 5: STRATEGY FIELD STUDY • Over an 8-month period, work with a student team to strategically analyze and develop recommendations for an organization. COURSE WORK • Strategic Management

Differentiating, Exploring & Sharpening

OPPORTUNITIES TO CUSTOMIZE • Specialize in up to two areas with your choice of 8 elective courses. • Internationalize your degree with an optional exchange experience, international work term or study tour.


* Flexible study options available: Part-time students typically complete the MBA in 10 terms or as little as four terms with accelerated status. Students may switch between full-time and part-time status throughout the MBA and choose to complete the MBA with or without a break. International students are advised to review immigration regulations prior to selecting the part-time study option. Full and part-time students will share a classroom at times. Course requirements and sequencing are subject to change. ** Reflects typical MBA program structure as shown. Students may schedule a break term any time between Term 1 & Term 4. 15

Explore the World While Earning Your Degree Internationalize your experience and explore all the world has to offer while earning degree credit toward your program of study. Whether you have time for a two week introduction to doing business in a new region or want to spend a semester immersing yourself in a new culture, we have the program for you.

MBA students participating in the 2019 Peru and Chile Study Tour. 16

Spend a Semester Abroad Immerse yourself in a different culture and business environment. Complete a full-term exchange and earn academic credit as you live and learn in your host culture.

Participate in a Study Tour Earn degree credit as you travel with your professor and classmates to learn about the social, political, and economic forces at play in the region.

Complete a Short Program Unable to spend a full term abroad? Enjoy the same benefits of exchange on a variety of short programs ranging from two weeks to two months.


Explore the World While Earning Your Degree (continued)

International Experience and a New Perspective Sets You Apart ARGENTINA • IAE Business School, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires AUSTRALIA • Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney • Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne AUSTRIA • Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien – Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Vienna BRAZIL • Fundação Getulio Vargas – Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (FGV-EAESP), São Paulo CHILE • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) – MBA UC Escuela de Administración, Santiago

CHINA • Beihang University – School of Economics and Management (SEM), Beijing • CEIBS – China Europe International Business School, Shanghai • CUHK Business School, Hong Kong • Fudan University – School of Management, Shanghai • HKUST Business School, Hong Kong • Peking University – Guanghua School of Management, Beijing DENMARK • Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Copenhagen FINLAND • Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki FRANCE • EMLYON Business School, Lyon ESSEC Business School, Cergy-Pontoise • IAE Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management, Aix-Marseille University, Puyricard

“ My exchange in Finland was one of the best experiences in my life! Not only did I gain knowledge and learn tools that were good compliments to my MBA, I was also able to pursue self-exploration and build resilience. It was also a great opportunity to learn about different cultures!” Janessa Choong (MBA ’23) View our international opportunities:


GERMANY • University of Mannheim Business School, Mannheim • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Düsseldorf HUNGARY • CEU Business School, Central European University, Budapest INDIA • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), Ahmedabad • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB), Bangalore • Indian School of Business, Hyderabad • SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai ISRAEL • Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv ITALY • Bocconi Graduate School, Universitá Bocconi, Milan

JAPAN • International University of Japan (IUJ) – Graduate School of International Management, Niigata • Keio Business School (KBS), Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University, Tokyo MEXICO • EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City • IPADE Business School, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City NETHERLANDS • Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University, Rotterdam NORWAY • BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo PERU • ESAN Graduate School of Business, Universidad ESAN, Lima

PHILIPPINES • Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – W.SyCip Graduate School of Business, Makati City SINGAPORE • Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore • NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore SOUTH AFRICA • Wits Business School, University of Witswatersrand, Johannesburg SOUTH KOREA • Korea University Business School (KUBS), Seoul • Yonsei University School of Business – Global MBA Program, Seoul SPAIN • ESADE Business School, Barcelona • IE Business School, Madrid

TAIWAN • National Chengchi University – College of Commerce (NCCU), Taipei • National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), Kaohsiung City • National Taiwan University (NTU) – College of Management, Taipei THAILAND • SASIN Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Bangkok TURKEY • Koç University – Graduate School of Business, Istanbul UNITED KINGDOM • Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Manchester • Imperial College Business School, London • University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh • Warwick Business School (WBS), University of Warwick, Coventry

The 601 Global Immersive Option The Global Immersive Option (GIO) is a special version of the Strategy Field Study. It involves creating a market entry strategy and execution plan for a foreign company that aims to expand into the North American and world markets. Participating companies are sourced by the school and participation in the GIO is by application only. Selected students will work in teams of five or six and participate in a guided trip to the country in which their client is located. For some forms of the GIO, students may work with students from a partnering school in the host country. Recent destinations have included Israel, Brazil, and Costa Rica. Learn more about our exchange programs:

Students completing the alternative version of the Strategy Field Study in Costa Rica, 2022.


Best of Both Worlds: Joint MBA Degree Options at Schulich Distinguish yourself from the competition by obtaining a highly sought-after degree.


Joint Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor


Start Date September Program Length (Full-time only) 48 months

The joint Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/JD) Program offered by the Schulich School of Business together with Osgoode Hall Law School, features a unique combination of courses to prepare students for the demands of leading-edge careers in business, law, and a variety of fields in which the two disciplines intersect. Students have access to two valuable networks, industry leading faculty, and career resources at both the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School. The MBA/JD program is ranked among the top ten business and law programs in North America*. POSSIBLE ROLES INCLUDE:

• Corporate/Commercial Law & Administration • Business Management • Corporate Tax Planning • Economic Regulation • Finance

• International Business • Labour Law & Relations • Public Administration • Environmental Law • Real Property Development

Joint Master of Business Administration/ Master of Fine Arts or Master of Arts


Start Date September** Program Length (Full-time only) 36 months

Join one of the most established and respected programs of its kind in Canada by combining your Master of Business Administration with either a Master of Fine Arts or Master of Arts degree. This three-year, full-time, multidisciplinary program is designed for people who have a passion for the arts and cultural sectors, and provides a unique opportunity to complement programs such as Visual Arts, Theatre, Cinema and Media Studies with a graduate business education. POSSIBLE ROLES INCLUDE:

• Theatre Director • Corporate Communications Manager • VP of Strategy in public and private sector arts industry

* Source: FIND MBA (March 2022). ** Students can start at either AMPD or Schulich, but AMPD start is required for those with no work experience. 21

The Schulich MBA in India is a Global Experience Pursue the first half of your MBA at our Hyderabad campus in India and the second half in Toronto. Benefit from our Dual Economy MBA With a small, tightly knit cohort and classes taught by Schulich’s award-winning faculty, you’ll enjoy all the benefits of the Toronto MBA, while gaining key insights into the Indian market. Exposure to corporate India comes in many forms, including high-profile guest speakers. Past speakers have included: Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & CEO, Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL); Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice-Chairman & Executive Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited; Dr. Naushad Forbes, Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall; O.P. Bhatt, Director, Tata Steel Limited; and Bhaskar Pramanik, Former Chairman, Microsoft India. Enjoy Flexible Study Options Choose to complete this full-time program in 20 months with a flexible break term to meet your academic and professional goals or within 16 months should you choose not to schedule a break.

Learn by Doing Work-integrated learning experiences directly prepare and support students in acquiring skills to excel in the Canadian Innovation Ecosystem. The Startup Lab: The Together Mission combines in-class instruction with an opportunity for MBA in India students to serve as leaders, advisors and global citizens as part of Schulich’s Together Program. For more information visit:

Start Date September Program Length (full-time only) 16–20 months

ADVISORY BOARD Mr. G.M. Rao (Council Chair) Group Chairman, GMR Group Mr. O.P. Bhatt Independent Director, Tata Steel Limited Mr. Debu Bhattacharya Former Managing Director, Hindalco Industries Mr. Gunit Chadha Founder, APAC Financial Services and Former CEO, Asia Pacific at Deutsche Bank AG Mr. Nadir B. Godrej Managing Director, Godrej Industries Ltd. Mr. Uday Kotak Executive Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Mr. R.K. Krishna Kumar Trustee, Tata Trusts Mr. Nasser Munjee Chairman, DCB Bank Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik Former Chairman, Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Preetha Reddy Executive Vice-Chairman & Executive Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited

Accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Schulich’s MBA in India is offered in partnership with the GMR School of Business, located in Hyderabad, India.


Mr. Bahram Vakil Founding Partner, AZB & Partners

Schulich was the first major business school to deliver an internationally-recognized two-year MBA program with India. Students in the Schulich MBA in India program enjoy $10,000 in guaranteed entrance funding, as well as the lower cost of living in Hyderabad for the first year of the program.

“The Schulich MBA in India program transforms professionals from India into true global business leaders. Graduates of this program are now pursuing successful business careers in Canada, India, and other countries. Access to a strong academic, career and student experience support system from Day 1 helps students get the best out of this unique and renowned program.” Vijender Trivedi Director, Student Services & International Relations, Hyderabad Campus

Shilpa Keswani Lakhani (MBA ’12) Head of Scaled Partnerships, Google Play View Shilpa’s story: 23

Feel at Home in Toronto Study in one of the most diverse cities in the world and take advantage of all that Toronto has to offer. Access the vibrant downtown core in just 30 minutes by subway. Enjoy restaurants, theatres, and distinct neighbourhoods – there’s so much to explore in Toronto.

Most tech talent growth CRBE, 2022



largest tech sector in North America New York Times, 2022


of Toronto’s population was born outside of Canada

#1 city for career women

Toronto ranking, Bloomberg, 2021

Over 180 languages and major dialects spoken in Toronto Safest city in Canada, 2nd safest city in the World Economist Intelligence Unit, 2021



Our International Relations Team is Here to Support You Schulich provides in-house programs, services, and immigration support to help international students navigate the transition to Canada and plan for the future.


• Study permit and pre-arrival webinars • Mentorship program • English language peer support • New to Canada orientation • Immigration information sessions • 1:1 international student advising • Social events

For more information scan the QR code or visit:

Experience a sense of community through cultural clubs, events, and services that create opportunities for international students to connect with their peers and celebrate their diverse backgrounds. 26

English Language Peer Support (ELPS) Need assistance with your written or verbal English language skills? Our ELPS program provides free one-on-one online support for both writing assignments and verbal presentations. We will help you build confidence in your English language skills.

Plan Your Life, Post-Degree A Schulich MBA gives you the option of launching a career internationally, or the opportunity to work in Canada after graduation. Upon completing your degree, you can explore Canada’s advantageous immigration pathways available to assist you in building your ideal career. Attend information sessions to learn more about relevant work permits and permanent residence options, or book individualized advising sessions with Schulich’s International Student Support Specialist.


Admission Requirements: Find Your Fit Pursuing a business degree is an important decision. At Schulich, we support you with an application experience that leaves you feeling informed and empowered. We take a holistic approach during the application review process and all components of the application are thoroughly evaluated. OUR RECRUITMENT TEAM IS HERE FOR YOU! • Meet one-on-one for a coffee chat • Attend one of our open houses offered during the year – September 30, 2023: Experience Schulich Virtual Open House – November 4, 2023: Experience Schulich In-Person Open House • Visit us at one of the 100+ local and global events we join annually • Drop-in virtually for Q&A, student panels, and application tip info sessions


Brendon Grant (MMKG ’19, MBA ’22) Manager, Indigenous Services, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited View our alumni stories:






3- or 4-year degree from recognized post-secondary institution

A 3- or 4-year Fine Arts degree from a recognized post-secondary institution





Satisfactory score on all dimensions (The GMAT/GRE Online Exam is acceptable)*


• 2 years with a 4-year undergraduate degree



Relevant work experience within the arts or cultural industries

• 3 years with a 3-year undergraduate degree


Applicants must produce proof of language proficiency in one of the three ways listed: • Proof of study completed in English: 2 years minimum (must be full-time study) at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction • IELTS (academic test): 7.0 (minimum 6.5 on each dimension). The IELTS online Academic Test is acceptable • TOEFL: 100 (minimum 23 on each dimension). The TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test is acceptable


2 video, 2 written, 1 timed written


2 business references




Admission into Faculty of Graduate Studies required


January 2024 Entry (Full-time and Part-time*)

September 2024 Entry (Full-time only)

September 2024 Entry (Full-time only)

Round 1: June 1, 2023 Round 2**: July 12, 2023 Round 3: September 14, 2023 Round 4***: November 12, 2023

Round 1*: October 4, 2023 Round 2: January 17, 2024 Round 3: April 17, 2024 Round 4**: June 19, 2024

Round 1: October 4, 2023 Round 2*: January 17, 2024 Round 3: April 17, 2024 Round 4**: June 19, 2024

September 2024 Entry (Full-time and Part-time*)

*2nd year entry candidates must apply to the joint program by the deadline provided by the school that they will be attending in their 2nd year. i.e. MBA 1 students must apply by deadlines provided by Osgoode Hall Law School; 1L students must apply by deadlines provided by Schulich.

*International students and those interested in being considered for scholarship are encouraged to apply in Round 2.

**Late applications are accepted pending space availability.

Please refer to Graduate Studies at York ( for the exact deadline for the MA or MFA program that you are interested in.

Round 1: October 4, 2023 Round 2**: January 17, 2024 Round 3: April 17, 2024 Round 4***: June 19, 2024 *The MBA in India program and the part-time MBA downtown cohort start in September only. **International students and those interested in being considered for scholarships are encouraged to apply in Round 2.

**Late applications are accepted pending space availability.


***Late applications are accepted pending space availability. Applications for January 2025 Entry will open June 2024.

*GMAT requirements for MBA/JD will be waived for applicants who have been accepted to and enrolled in the JD Program at Osgoode Hall Law School.


Where Learning Innovation Meets Sustainability Schulich is a thought leader in the field of Business and Sustainability and one of the world’s top-ranked business schools in sustainability research. We pride ourselves on graduating future business leaders that are committed to creating a better, more sustainable world.

Our Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building has received the LEED (Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design) Gold Certification.

27m natural ventilation system driven by the glass solar chimney


Energy use intensity


840 m2 of planted green roof area

RAINWATER RECAPTURE SYSTEM for green roof irrigation

7,500 m2 of new landscaped open area, including 3,800 m2 of planted green space

Steps to the Subway The subway station is steps away from Schulich’s Seymour Schulich Building. Access the city’s vibrant downtown core in just 30 minutes.

Students benefit from a variety of unique spaces to study, work and connect, including a graduate lounge, private group meeting rooms equipped with flatscreen monitors, research labs, and a media production centre. Study On-Campus or Downtown Pursue your MBA full-time or part-time at our Keele Street campus located at York University, or pursue the first half of your MBA part-time at the Miles S. Nadal Management Centre, our downtown satellite location in the heart of Toronto’s bustling financial district.

FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR of the McEwen building, scan the QR code or visit:


Financial Aid for Your Future Investment We welcome the opportunity to discuss ways to finance your education and the return on investment our programs offer. Visit:


Visit for a list of partnered banks and preferred rates for domestic students in professional programs.

Up to $135,000 at Prime (visit the BMO Schulich campus branch for details)

Up to $125,000 at Prime

Up to $125,000 at Prime

Up to $125,000 at Prime

Over $6 Million in Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries and Funding for Student Experience TOP AWARDS:

*Please contact the bank to get the maximum loan amount and to confirm the interest rate for your program of choice.

Robert Krembil Scholarship of Merit 2 @ full tuition + $5,000


Robert Krembil Scholarship of Merit: Health Industry Management Program (HIMP) 1 @ full tuition (domestic) + $5,000

To learn more about funding opportunities for international students, please visit: Partnerships with:

The Goldberg Leadership Award of Excellence 1 @ $40,000 Seymour Schulich MBA Entrance Scholarship 5 @ $27,104 Tanna H. Schulich MBA Entrance Scholarship 5 @ $31,890


Building upon the School’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, Schulich is proud to partner with the following organizations, offering fellowships to students with disabilities, women, and members of the LGBT+ community.

Access to Success Fellowship

Forté Fellowship

Reaching Out MBA Fellowship


The Schulich Black and Indigenous Student Bursary will be provided to either part-time or full-time Schulich undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate financial need. Applicants will be required to complete the Schulich Bursary Application/SFP and self-identify as either/or Indigenous or Black. Value: Variable * Funding for this bursary program is limited and is allocated at the discretion of the Schulich School of Business on the basis of financial need and/or study level.


Tuition Fees and Cost of Living Figures are based on the currently approved fee framework. Fees listed below include tuition and supplementary fees. For full details on all current tuition, supplementary fees, and student health plans, visit the York Student Financial Services website: Fees are subject to change.

All fees are in Canadian dollars (CAD)

Full-time TUITION PER TERM (2023– 2024)





Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Visa/Study Permit

$ 18,023

$ 29,464

$ 72,100

$ 117,850





$ 7,262 International students must review immigration regulations before considering part-time study.

$ 72,600

The completion time for the full-time MBA is four terms, and the full-time WE MBA is six terms. The full-time Accelerated-MBA is completed in two terms. Students in our joint programs pay Schulich full-time tuition for three terms and all remaining tuition is subject to the fees of the partnering Faculty (Osgoode or the Faculty of Graduate Studies). Tuition fees for other faculties can be viewed at 3 Students must study full-time in Year 1. 4 Estimated Program Total is calculated by multiplying current tuition fees by the average number of terms required to complete the program. Estimates are rounded to the nearest $50 CAD. 5 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. 1


LIVING EXPENSES IN TORONTO 1 (1 Term = 4 months)

LIVING EXPENSES IN INDIA1 (1 Term = 4 months) Books/Course Materials




Rent (on campus)








Personal Expenses



Personal Expenses



Health Insurance: UHIP (international students only) 3 GSA 3




$ $

252 194




Books /Course Materials



Rent (on campus) 2



Figures are approximations and intended only as a budget guide for students studying full-time. Costs are listed in Canadian dollars. On-campus housing varies in price from $1,096 – $1,979 per month depending on the location and options. For more information on housing on campus, please visit: On-campus housing is available on a first come, first serve basis. Students who are seeking accommodation on campus are strongly encouraged to submit their housing application after accepting their offer of admission. 3 Participation in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is mandatory only for international students (and their accompanying dependents) while in Toronto. The Graduate Student Association (GSA) plan is for dental and drug coverage (mandatory for all domestic and international full-time students unless student has alternative coverage). Coverage for spouse/family is available. Health/Drug/Dental plan rates are subject to change. GSA costs are based on the 2022-2023 academic year and are subject to change. 4 Subtract UHIP cost for domestic student total. 1



Career Development to Shape Your Success The Centre for Career Design (CCD) empowers students for lifelong career success and self-reliance with advice, tools and training.


• Identify strengths • Determine career objectives • Develop and implement career plans • Hone skills for career management • Apply for jobs • Prepare for interview and salary negotiations For more information, visit:


MBA Class of 2022 Employment Report

Corporate Recruitment Events Connect with companies such as EY, Deloitte, KPMG, Amazon, Loblaws, and TD Canada Trust about career opportunities in their organizations.



Networking Mixers

Accounting/Corporate Services (3%)

Accounting/Audit (1%)

Consulting (13%)

Consulting (24%)

CPG/Retail (8%)

Marketing (10%)

The CCD hosts a number of events such as the Financial Services Luncheon and the Industry Advising Breakfast & Mixer Series to allow students to engage with potential recruiters and employers.

Financial Services (28%)

Finance (16%)

Government/NFP/Education (4%)

Operations/Management/HR (23%)

Marketing/PR (4%)

Technology (10%)

Technology/Telecomm (19%)

Sales (2%)

Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals (2%)

Law (11%)

Law (10%)

Others (3%)

Real Estate/Other Industries (1%) Manufacturing (6%)



Average salary (includes base salary and other guaranteed compensation)

Access to Job Opportunities

Schulich alumni work with some of the world’s leading organizations such as: Amazon Bell Canada Ernst & Young Hospital for Sick Children J.D. Power and Associates

Johnson & Johnson Labatt Brewing Lululemon Athletica Inc. Microsoft Corporation Royal Bank of Canada




TD Canada Trust Twitter, Inc. Uber Technologies, Inc. Walmart Inc.

Enjoy exclusive access to job opportunities posted on our career platform, Handshake, along with links to other resources to help with employer searches. Schulich graduates continue to be sought after by top employers.

Career Workshops



















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Real Estate







Benefit from skill-enhancing workshops aimed at making you more marketable and career-ready. Resume and cover letter writing, managing your online presence, and mastering the interview are some examples of the workshops available to you.

Dash (-) represents insufficient data points. 93% of students participated in the survey. These results are for full-time graduate-level students only and do not include part-time MBAs or other Master level programs and signing bonuses. *For those who reported salary numbers.


Gain Access to the Schulich Global Alumni Network When you graduate from Schulich, you become part of one of the largest business alumni networks in Canada.


35,000 90 active alumni in



Participate in the Schulich Alumni Mentorship Program As a student you can engage with alumni at events and conferences to gain key insights into the industries and careers that you’re passionate about.

Take advantage of life-long professional development activities, career management resources, and alumni events.

Notable Alumni Leading by Example

Bharat Masrani (BBA ’78, MBA ’79, Hon LLD ’17) Group President & CEO, TD Bank Group Member, Dean’s Advisory Council

Romika Omikunle (MBA ’10) Vice President, Global Finance & Reporting, DBRS Morningstar

Roshni Wijayasinha (MBA ’09) CEO & Founder, Prosh Marketing

Enjoy exclusive access to Schulich’s Alumni Hub, which includes

“Your program here at Schulich is just the beginning! Our Global Alumni Network is a tremendous asset -opening up connections, knowledge sharing and opportunities that extend far beyond graduation.” Pamela Laycock (MBA ’89) President, Schulich Global Alumni Network

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Janice Fukakusa (MBA ’79, Hon LLD ’16) Corporate Director, Retired Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Member, Dean’s Advisory Council

global alumni chapters in over


Konata Lake (BBA ’03, MBA/JD ’08) Partner & Head of Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group, Torys LLP 37

Learn more about the Schulich Advantage NEXT STEPS • Visit us online: • Join us for an event or information session. Register at: • Set up a one-to-one meeting with our admissions team to discuss your profile. Register at:

New Tech MBA program offered at Schulich

Tech MBA Master of Business Administration in Technology Leadership 16-Months, Full-Time To learn more visit:

Driving Positive Change

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