Compare MBA pathways

There are three ways to earn a Goodman MBA:

  1. Are you a young professional looking to change industries or enhance your credentials? Consider our full-time MBA. This program includes an optional paid co-op terms where you can gain valuable skills, link theory to practice and make important connections. It’s a great opportunity to network and experience a new industry. Our MBA students hold co-op positions such as business analyst, marketing assistant, consultant and corporate initiatives intern.
  2. Are you an internationally educated professional that wants to gain Canadian business knowledge? Consider the MBA (ISP).
  3. Are you a working professional that wants to expand your business knowledge or develop new expertise? Consider the part-time MBA. Our program works with your busy schedule. Part-time students typically take between one or two weekly courses each semester and have the option of taking their courses in the evening or during the day. We will offer you individualized recommendations so you can develop a program plan that meets your interests and needs. As a part time student you are also eligible for advanced standing.

Still unsure about the best program for you? Compare our MBA pathways:

Full-time MBAMBA (ISP)Part-time MBA
Program best suited forYoung professionals or recent undergraduates seeking to change their industry or enhance their credentials.International professionals and recent undergraduates who want to gain Canadian Business knowledge in a supportive environment of their peers.Working professionals seeking to expand their business knowledge or develop new expertise.
Previous undergraduate degreeNon-business degrees, business degrees, internationally-obtained degreesInternationally obtained degrees only.Non-business degrees, business degrees, internationally-obtained degrees
English Language Requirement
(*if applicable)
Academic IELTS min.
7.5 TOEFL min. 105
Academic IELTS minimum 6.5-7.0
TOEFL 80-104
Academic IELTS min. 7.5
TOEFL min. 105
Time to degree 1 to 2 years 2 years 4 years
Course scheduleWeekdays and evenings Weekdays and eveningsWeekday evenings (weekdays also an option)
Average years of work experience 4 years 4 years 7 years
Average class sizeCore: 45 Electives: 24Core: 45 Electives: 25Core: 45 Electives: 24
International exchange YesYesYes (limited)
SpecializationsBusiness Analytics
CPA/MBA (Accounting)
Finance
General
HR Management
Marketing
Operations Management
Business Analytics
CPA/MBA (Accounting)
Finance
General
HR Management
Marketing
Operations Management
Business Analytics*
CPA/MBA (Accounting)*
Finance*
General
HR Management*
Marketing*
Operations Management*
*In consultation with an adviser.
**Please note that part-time student who are unable to attend classes during the day may not be able to complete a specialization.
Career servicesJob postings
Individual career counseling
On-campus recruiting
Mock interviews
Workshops
Canadian job postings
Individual career counseling
On-campus recruiting
Mock interviews
Workshops
Mid to senior level job postings
Individual career transition counseling
Mock interviews
On-demand workshops
Co-op availableYesYesNo

Advanced Standing

You may be eligible for up to 10 core course exemptions in the MBA program if you have recent prior academic strength in a course with substantially similar content and curriculum. All advanced standing is evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Advanced standing is only available for applicants who have graduated with an undergraduate or Master’s degree from a Canadian or American university within the last 7 years. Courses eligible for advanced standing must have been completed in Canada or the USA with no grade less than 70%/B-/2.7.

If you are awarded full advanced standing, you can complete the MBA program in as few as eight months full-time. Part-time students are also eligible for advanced standing.

If you would like a pre-admissions assessment of your eligibility for advanced standing, please upload a copy of your transcript to the Goodman Graduate Student Communication Portal for review.