Ontario MBA Business Degree Programs in Canada
Universities in Ontario offering MBA Degrees
Brock University provides over 9 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business Administration and Accountancy including the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), BBA (Co-op), Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc), BAcc (Co-op), Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA (International Student Program), Master of Accountancy, International Master of Accountancy, and Off-campus Master of Accountancy (taught at Shanghai University by Brock professors). In year 2 of their respective MBA degrees, students may choose to specialize in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, or Marketing.
Eric Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, which is located in Ottawa, Ontario, offers bachelor degrees in Commerce (Honours) and International Business (Honours), a Minor in Business (undergraduate level), the Master of Business Administration (MBA), with specialization options in Business Information Systems, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Production and Operations, and Research and Development Administration, Eastern Ontario’s only doctorate in Management, and a wide range of professional development programs for individuals already in the workforce.
Available graduate degrees at Lakehead University include the Master of Science in Management, which is geared towards Business and Commerce graduates wanting to further ‘their career standing by taking coursework focused on theoretical and conceptual components of the business discipline,’ and the Master of Management, which is designed for those with a 4-year undergraduate ‘degree in a field other than Business or Commerce, who are seeking to expand their management knowledge.’
On-campus programs at Laurentian University include the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (H.B.Com), available in English or French, and the Master of Business Administration (MBA),which is taught only in English and designed primarily for working professionals; the online offerings are the Online H.B.Com and Online MBA (designed for CGAs and senior CGA students), both of which are only provided in English. Co-operative education is available as are study abroad opportunities in an affiliated institute in 1 of over 45 countries.
Offered at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University are a wide array of more than 8 undergraduate and graduate degree opportunities including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), with specialization options in Accounting and Financial Management Services, eBusiness, Finance, General Management, Health Services Management, Information Systems, Management Science, Management of Innovation and New Technology, Operations Management, Strategic Business Valuation, and Strategic Marketing, doctorates in Management Science Systems and Human Resource Management, and graduate diplomas in Management and .Management of Innovation and New Technology.
Offered at Queen’s School of Business are over 9 programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, MBA for Science and Technology, Law/MBA for Science and Technology, Master in Management, Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates, Ph.D. in Management, Executive MBA – National Program (offered through videoconferencing and on-campus sessions), Executive MBA – Ottawa Classroom, and Queen’s – Cornell Executive MBA (offered jointly with Cornell University, the largest U.S. Ivy League school).
Graduate-level programs offered by the School of Information Technology and Management include the Master of Business Administration, which is ‘coursework based,’ and the Master of Management Science, which consists of coursework and a thesis. Both graduate degrees afford specialization opportunities in Information Systems Management, Media Management, and Supply Chain Management; the latter two are unique among Master’s-level business programs in Canada. Moreover, the School of Information Technology and Management proffers a Leadership Development Program whose goal is to provide IT managers ‘with the critical business skills they need to advance their careers to the CIO level.
The University of Guelph College of Management and Economics offers students two graduate-level programs including the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Food and Agribusiness, in cooperation with the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, and the MBA in Hospitality and Tourism, in partnership with the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, either of which can be completed online or on campus.
At the graduate level, the University of Ottawa’s School of Management provides a flexible MBA program which students may take on a full-time basis over 12 months, part-time on campus over 36 months, or part-time exchange over 28 months, including 1 month in Reims, France, a Master of Health Administration, an Executive MBA, and interdisciplinary programs in E-Business, E-Commerce, Information Technology Project Management, MBA/Law, Master of Engineering/Certificate in Information Technology Management, and Systems Science.
More than 10 programs are offered at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto including a 2-year and 3-year Master of Business Administration, Master of Financial Economics, Master of Management and Professional Accounting, 1-year Executive MBA (EMBA), OMINIUM Global Executive MBA, Ph.D., with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management and Economics, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource, Operations Management, and Strategic Management, and joint degrees in MBA/Master of Arts (Russian and East European Studies), MBA/Engineering, and MBA/Law.
The University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business offers four main programs consisting of a full-time Bachelor of Business Administration, including an honours option, full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Ph.D. in Business Administration, and Executive MBA (EMBA). Both the MBA and Ph.D. degrees give students the opportunity to customize their respective programs according to their career interests in over 11 areas of specialization including Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Management, Information Systems, Investment Banking, Management Science, Managerial Accounting, Marketing, Operations, and Organizational Behaviour.
Offered by the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business are two main programs including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), which allows students the opportunity of pursuing a general MBA or major in a specific discipline such as Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management and Labour Studies, Management Science, and Production/Operations Management, and a joint degree in MBA/LLB (Law).
The academic programs offered by Wilfrid Laurier University’s School of Business and Economics are divided between the categories of Business and Economics. The former, which is geared to inspiring entrepreneurs, executives, and/or managers, is the larger of the two and affords over 13 degrees and diplomas in the study of business administration and management consisting of 5 Bachelors, 4 Masters, including an option which leads to a CFA designation, 3 diplomas, and a doctorate (with specializations in Financial Economics, Organizational Behaviour, and Supply Chain Management). Within the Economics category are 8 programs, including 7 Bachelors and a Master of Arts in Business Economics.
York University’s Schulich School of Business more notable offerings are a joint degree with Laval University of Quebec whose aim is to prepare bilingual and bicultural managers with a deep understanding of the business environment in Canada, an Executive MBA (EMBA) in partnership with the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, an innovative International MBA, and unique specialization opportunities in Arts and Media Administration, Business and Sustainability, Financial Services, and Health Industry Management. The School also manages international student exchange partnerships ‘with more than two dozen leading management schools in the Americas, Asia and Europe.’