MBA Guide
by Maclean's
November 16, 2022

MBA Directory 2022

Browse through Canada's top MBA programs to find the right fit you

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Athabasca University

Athabasca University (AU) launched the first fully interactive online MBA program in the world, and since then has continued to build a legacy of online excellence in graduate management education. Today, AU’s MBA remains one of Canada’s largest online MBA programs and was a recent recipient of the AACSB accreditation. Develop the advanced leadership and management skills needed to succeed in any sector with Athabasca University’s online MBA.

Programs Offered

• Online MBA for executives

• Online MBA Accelerated Entry

• Online MBA for Accountants

• Online MBA for Health Leaders

• Online MBA for Supply Chain Managers


• Accelerated: 18 months

• Regular: 30 to 36 months




MBA Supply Chain Accelerated starts at $23,153, with the highest being $48,180

Work experience required

3 to 8 years’ management experience

Beedie School of Business

Since 1968, the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University has been steadily growing a global reputation of excellence while maintaining an intimate, immersive experience with smaller class sizes which are capped at 55.  All MBA students are supported by SFU Beedie’s dedicated career management centre, which strives to integrate new talent with an impressive network of alumni, faculty and the corporate community. SFU Beedie also has dual accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS.

Programs Offered

• Full-Time MBA (FT MBA) / Part-Time MBA (PT MBA)

• Executive MBA (EMBA)

• Indigenous Business Leadership Executive MBA (IBL EMBA)

• Management of Technology MBA (MOT MBA)


• FT MBA: 16 months

• PT MBA: 24 months

• EMBA: 20 months

• IBL EMBA: 20 months

• MOT MBA: 24 months


Simon Fraser University, Vancouver


• FT MBA: $42,976 (domestic)/$58,058 (international)

• PT MBA: $43,685

• EMBA: $59,525

• IBL EMBA: $59,525

• MOT MBA: $39,355

Work experience required

• FT MBA: 2+ years

• PT MBA: 4+ years

• EMBA: 10+ years

• EMBA IBL: 10+ years

• MOT MBA: 4+ years

Goodman School of Business

The Goodman School of Business is globally oriented and community dedicated. Students gain academic knowledge, real-world experience and the confidence to use their skills to create change. The program has a strong integrative and practical approach to management designed to help students succeed as individuals and in the community. Students can complete a general MBA or specialize in Accounting (CPA accredited), Business Analytics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing or Operations Management. 

Programs Offered


• MBA/MPH double degree

• MBA concentration in Business Administration

• MSc in Management

• MBA/MIM (Master in Management)

• MBA/MSc (Master of Science)


• Full-time: 16-20 months

• Part-time: 24-48 months

• 8 month acceleration for business undergraduates


Brock University, St. Catharines



Work experience required

Recommended, not required

Sandermoen School of Business

The University of Fredericton offers a fully-online MBA program with no residencies and no in-person requirements. Each course contains weekly virtual classes, allowing students to network and build connections with professionals across Canada representing more than 20 different industries. Students also have the option to select a specialization from one of nine streams.

Programs Offered

• Online MBA (Full-time and Part-time)

• Online Executive MBA (Full-time and Part-time)


• 2-3.5 years MBA

• 1.5-2.5 years EMBA


University of Fredericton, Fredericton


• MBA:$25,993

• EMBA: $31,297

Work experience required

• MBA: Minimum one year

• EMBA: 5 years with 2 years in mid-senior level management

Smith School of Business

Smith School of Business offers four unique ways to earn your MBA degree. In addition to the world-renowned full-time MBA program, the school offers three programs that allow managers to study while they work across Canada. Across all programs, students receive world-class business knowledge and insight, and develop the personal capabilities needed to thrive in today’s business environment of fast-paced change and complexity.

Programs Offered

• Full-time MBA

• Accelerated MBA

• Executive MBA

• Executive MBA Americas


• Full-time/Accelerated MBA: 12 months

• Executive MBA: 16 months

• Executive MBA Americas: 18 months


Queen's University, Kingston


• Full-time MBA: $83,444

• Accelerated MBA: $79,310

• Executive MBA: $103,000

• Executive MBA Americas: $153,173

Work experience required

• Full-time/Accelerated MBA: 2 years

• Executive MBA/Executive MBA Americas: 2 years management, 8 overall