Top Ten Canadian Business Schools

- Top 10 - Jun 15, 2011


10. University of New Brunswick – St. John

Students at the University of New Brunswick, St. John Faculty of Business MBA program will be well qualified to pursue challenging careers and/or start their own businesses. The MBA is a 12 month program and offers a supportive atmosphere through individual attention from world-class researchers. Small and friendly, the University of New Brunswick MBA environment is one of collaboration.


9.University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management is uniquely positioned for students to connect and study under Canada’s best leaders. Preparing future leaders, the Telfer MBA program covers fundamental business disciplines. Offering a program in both English and French, the program takes pride in ensuring students gain hands-on, practical and transferable skills through the use of specific tools and applications.


8. Wilfrid Laurier University

The Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier MBA is a proven innovative and internationally renowned program. One of Canada’s largest MBA programs, there are approximately 500 students enrolled annually. The Laurier MBA Alumni provide students with important connections that promote successful careers. Caring about the community around them, all Laurier MBA students participate in Not-For Profit practicum.


7. Mcgill University

The Mcgill University Desautels MBA program is globally renowned. Ranked number one for post-MBA salary, GMAT score and international faculty, this program provides students a global perspective and innovative approach to problem solving. The Desautels MBA offers an integrated and cross-disciplinary curriculum to give students specialized skills and a comprehensive understanding of business leading toward becoming field experts.

6. York University

The MBA at University of York’s Schulich School of Business provides skills needed to meet career goals. With a choice of 18 different areas of specialization, the Schulich MBA 16 month program offers a coordinated approach based on management fundamentals. Offering a combined classroom and real-world hands-on experience, the MBA program balances qualitative and quantitative education.


5. University of Manitoba

The Asper School of Business MBA program at the University of Manitoba provides a disciplined practice of skills and strategy grounded in formal knowledge and hands-on experience. The program ensures boardroom lessons that are rooted in real-life challenges of business leadership in the 21st century for its graduates. The Asper MBA provides a community based learning experience connected to Manitoba businesses.


4.  HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal prepares students for future roles as managers by fostering ongoing leadership in teaching, research, technology and multilingualism. Students can choose from French-only or English-only instruction earning a MBA in 53 weeks. Graduates are instilled to appreciate the world’s cultures, ethical behaviour, academic excellence, leadership and enterprising spirits to help them become active contributors to society.

3. University of Toronto

University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has become one of the best MBA programs in Canada. Featuring first-rate facilities, the Rotman MBA is available in five formats ranging in completion times of one to three years. Ranked as one of North America’s top 25 programs, The Rotman MBA provides an exceptional education built on integrative thinking.


2. University of Western Ontario

The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario has an outstanding track record for developing leaders and accelerating career success. Offering a range of programs, Ivey is known for its leadership excellence. Statistically, graduates from Ivey earn a higher salary, around $100K, reports the Financial Times.


1. Queens School of Business

Offering a full time, intensive 12 month program, Queens School of Business has a reputation as one of the best business programs in the world. Designed to develop exceptional leaders, valuable team members and highly effective managers, Queen’s MBA program provides more than just an outstanding business education. Professors in the program are extremely accessible as class sizes are small with a faculty to student ratio of 3:1. Additionally, an integral part of Queen’s program is the choice of a Personal Coach to help determine your career strengths, an obvious exceptional advantage in the business world. Featuring team-based learning with solid preparation in a variety of disciplines, Queen’s School of Business provides an elite learning experience. 

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