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Whether your aim is to start your own business, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you've come to the right place. From an undergraduate commerce program to an array of MBA offerings and specialized Masters programs and a world-class PhD program, as well as professional development opportunities, Rotman offers options for continuous learning throughout your career.

The Full-Time MBA

The Full-Time MBA attracts top talent from around the world - ambitious professionals with the potential to become future leaders. The program combines 16 months of study with a 4-month opportunity for an internship. In their second-year, students may choose to specialize in a particular discipline to guide them toward a specific career path.

Morning MBA

The Morning MBA is for working professionals in the Toronto area who are seeking to unlock their leadership potential while maintaining their career momentum. Classes are held two mornings per week, from 7:00 to 8:59 a.m. The program begins in August of each year and takes 32 months to complete. The program length is 32 months.

Evening MBA

The Evening MBA allows you to enjoy the benefits of a world-class business education while allowing you to maintain your busy work schedule. Classes are held two evenings per week, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The program begins in August of each year and takes 32 months to complete. The curriculum is similar to that of the Morning and Full-Time MBA programs. The program length is 32 months.

One-Year Executive MBA

The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA Program (EMBA) is designed for working managers, helping them learn the analytical tools and leadership skills they need to grow in their careers. It minimizes time away from work, with classes on Friday and Saturday every other week plus four one-week residential modules, and allows students to earn a Rotman MBA while maintaining and enhancing their career momentum.

Global Executive MBA

The world's most international MBA, it’s an intensive 18-month degree program that exposes you to some of the world’s most exciting markets, while allowing you the flexibility to maintain your career in your home country. You’ll build a network of international contacts, learn invaluable tools to advance your career, and gain the ability to tackle the global business challenges of the future. Grow your leadership on the global stage. Offered by Canada’s leading business school, the Rotman Global Executive MBA will change the way you think, network and do business.

Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences

The pace of change in healthcare and the life sciences sector has been accelerating, creating a demand for professionals who can navigate the strategic, economic, political, and social undercurrents that are changing the face of this global structure. To meet the challenge, the Rotman School of Management is introducing its Global Executive MBA in Healthcare and the Life Sciences. Grounded in world-class thought leadership and practical instruction, this 18-month program will you help you develop the expertise you need to drive your career.

Master of Financial Risk Management (MFRM)

The Master of Financial Risk Management is an eight month program that prepares its graduates for in-demand careers in risk management and trading. The program is designed in response to the high industry demand for individuals who have both quantitative skills and an understanding of the environment in which risk management decisions are made. The program runs from the beginning of September to the end of the following April.

Master of Finance

Designed for working professionals who live in the Toronto area, the Master of Finance program offers a mix of theoretical and applied courses, with content that extends beyond that offered by an undergraduate commerce degree, a CFA or any other professional finance program. Beginning in September and extending over a 20-month period, the program is offered on a part-time basis, with classes on Wednesday evenings and every other Saturday.

Master of Management Analytics

The field of management analytics is evolving at a fast pace. For recent graduates looking to break into this exciting field, Rotman introduced its Master of Management Analytics (MMA). The MMA is designed to give you the advanced data management, analytic, managerial and communications skills needed to become an analytics professional in just nine months. 


Other Rotman Degrees


The JD/MBA program is a four-year degree offered by the Rotman School and the Faculty of Law. This program combines graduate training in management with a degree from Canada’s most prestigious law school. Taken separately, these two degrees would take five years to complete. Note: GMAT waivers are available to applicants from U of T’s Faculty of Law.

Jeffrey Skoll BASc/MBA

The Jeffrey Skoll BASc/MBA program brings together undergraduate studies in engineering and an MBA. It provides a fast track to a career as a manager or executive in a technology-based business.

MGA / MBA Program

The combined MGA/MBA program provides students with an opportunity to integrate a truly international approach and perspective into their study of business and bring a business perspective to the study of global affairs.

Combined PharmD-MBA Program

The Combined PharmD-MBA Program is a five-year combined degree offered by the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and the Rotman School of Management.


The PhD program at the Rotman School is designed to prepare individuals for academic and research careers by providing in-depth education in current and emerging theory. A highly diverse group of students from many countries, cultures and backgrounds, Rotman PhD graduates can be found in tenure-track positions at some of the world’s most prestigious business schools.

Rotman Commerce

Rotman Commerce, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious undergraduate business programs, is jointly offered by the Rotman School and the Faculty of Arts and Science. Commerce students receive a solid grounding in management fundamentals, while having the freedom to focus on a discipline that meets their academic and professional needs.

Other Rotman Programs

Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

The Rotman Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, or G.Dip.P.A., is a 12-week summer program that covers the four modules of the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP). The program helps prepare its graduates for the Common Final Examination (CFE) and allows them to advance straight to the Capstone 1 module in the CPA PEP.

Executive Programs

The Rotman School offers programs for individuals and custom programs for organizations to executives from Canada and around the world. Taught by respected and knowledgeable experts and driven by real-world challenges, Rotman Executive Programs aims to develop a community of leaders.

Initiative for Women in Business

The Initiative for Women in Business empowers women to advance in their careers and to pursue business education. Through its comprehensive portfolio of professional development programs, expert speaker series and networking events, and a network of more than 800 professional women, the Initiative helps women to refine their management skills and develop the tools they need to be effective leaders and senior executives.

Programs for Internationally Educated Professionals

Rotman offers the BusinessEdge program for highly-skilled Internationally-educated professionals who are determined to leverage their full potential and take their careers to the next level here in Canada.

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