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Morning MBA and Evening MBA

Take the next step in advancing your career. If your office is in the Toronto area, Rotman’s Morning MBA and Evening MBA programs allow you to earn your degree before or after work. Develop the valuable leadership skills and expertise you need to progress in your current role – and carve out a path that will transform your future. 

Transform your potential

As Canada's leading business school, Rotman attracts the best and brightest students from around the world, and connects them with respected researchers and business leaders. A global centre of research and academic excellence, the School is a catalyst for transformative learning. 

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Location matters: Toronto and the University of Toronto

Rotman is part of the University of Toronto, Canada's top research university. And it's located in the multicultural heart of Canada’s commercial and financial capital. For these reasons and many more, the School is ideally situated to connect you to what matters.

Faculty and thought leadership

No other business school in Canada can match the high standards set by our faculty, who have earned a global reputation for ground-breaking research, published work and authoritative insights.

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A powerful network

The network of professionals that you build at Rotman will stay connected to you for a lifetime.

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With its top-ranked faculty, cutting-edge curriculum and deep connections to Bay Street, Rotman is known for its ability to position you for lifelong career success.

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Creative Destruction Lab

Become an innovator at one of the world's fastest-growing business incubators. Selected Rotman MBA students, along with some of Canada's most successful entrepreneurs, provide early-stage ventures from around the globe with strategic insights and business development support.

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We take It further

Taking learning deeper. Pushing insights further. Expanding the conversation and networking with the world. Learn more about some of the characteristics which make the Rotman School a catalyst for change.

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Events and speakers

Learn from the best. Each year, Rotman hosts over 100 public talks by best-selling authors, finance professionals and other thought leaders. The insights shared by these speakers have an extraordinary impact.

What we're looking for

Get started by reading about our admission requirements, attending a webinar, coffee chat or information session, or sending your resume to our admissions team. After reviewing your work and academic history, we can help guide you through the application process.

What we look for in the Morning and Evening MBA program = Intellectual ability + work experience + history of impact + leadership potential
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Admission criteria

We look holistically at candidates, giving equal weight to grades, professional achievements, interpersonal skills and leadership potential.

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Application deadlines

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. The earlier you apply, the greater your chance to secure an entrance award.

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Fees and expenses

Find out more about the Rotman Morning MBA and Evening MBA program fees and expenses, plus the over $1 million in award funding available.

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Financing your MBA

The Rotman School strives to recruit the best candidates to its programs, and is committed to helping you afford your education by providing you with a broad range of financial options.

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Frequently asked questions

What if I...? What are the...? How many...? If I'm...? Here are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Morning MBA and Evening MBA.

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Admission events

We run a regular schedule of information sessions, webinars, panels and sample classes for the Morning MBA and Evening MBA programs. Get to know the School, and learn how to position your profile in the strongest way when you apply.

Your MBA journey

Accelerate your career with this MBA, which has been designed for ambitious working professionals in the Toronto area. You are able to take what you learn and immediately apply it at work.

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Balancing school, life and work can be challenging. The Morning MBA and Evening MBA programs are designed to ensure you have time for your personal and work commitments while still gaining the knowledge and leadership skills you need to build your career.

Leadership at Rotman


Leadership begins with your commitment to personal development. This growth mindset is a key part of your Rotman experience, both in and out of the classroom, where you will be exposed to new challenges to hone your leadership capabilities, engage your intellectual curiosity and leverage lifelong learning through the Rotman community and in your career.

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Self Development Lab

The SDL offers an extensive schedule of workshops and individual coaching sessions which will help you expand your leadership potential through personal discovery and resilience training. You'll learn how to express yourself effectively, inspire others into action, and achieve your goals in complex, high-stakes environments.

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Expand your impact

Go beyond the classroom to tackle real-world challenges around the world. Develop your own unique leadership style by joining a board of directors, assuming an executive role in our student clubs, or launching a new venture.

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International opportunities

The Rotman Morning MBA and Evening MBA programs reflect the reality of doing business in the global economy. Gain international experience while at Rotman by going on a study tour abroad.

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How we'll support you

Rotman offers comprehensive support services to assist you in reaching your learning and career goals, and to help you make the most of your MBA experience.

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Student ambassadors

These current students are happy to share their experiences of all facets of the Rotman Morning MBA and Evening MBA program.

Master your career

The Rotman Morning and Evening MBA programs are designed to accelerate the careers of working professionals. Knowing who you are, your unique strengths and talents, and how they align with the needs of the job market, is a life-defining experience. The stakes are high, and the rewards are tangible and significant. And at Rotman, we’re here to help.

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Dedicated career services

At Career Services, we understand that it’s not just about getting your next job – it’s about developing a long-term strategy to get the career you want.

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Self Development Lab

The SDL offers an extensive schedule of workshops and individual coaching sessions which will help you expand your leadership potential through personal discovery and resilience training. You'll learn how to express yourself effectively, inspire others into action, and achieve your goals in complex, high-stakes environments.

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A powerful network

The network of professionals that you build at Rotman will stay connected to you for a lifetime.

Meet the class

Each Morning MBA and Evening MBA class is a diverse group of accomplished professionals with high potential for leadership and achievement. They are working professionals with established roots in the industry, each bringing their own perspective and expertise. You will learn as much from each other as from your professors.

“It’s a demanding program, but remember to take the time to build your personal network. Because in the end, business is all about people.”

— Shehan De Silva, MBA ’14, Founder, Lost Craft Inc.

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Average Age

29 Icon - female31% Icon - male69%

Average work experience

6 Years

Academic background

26% Business/Commerce
25% Life Sciences
19% Engineering
12% Math/Computer Science
  6% Humanities
  5% Social Sciences

Industry background

34% Finance/Banking
19% Health
  8% Consulting
  7% Telecommunications/IT
  7% Manufacturing
  5% Oil/Gas
  5% Government/Public Sector
  4% Retail
  3% Real Estate

Notable Employers

City of Toronto
Ernst & Young
Humber College

Loblaw Companies
Magna International
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Porter Airlines
Thomson Reuters

Rogers Communication
Sun Life Financial
University Health Network

Take the next step

You've researched your program of choice and talked to people. You’ve reviewed what we’re looking for and your GMAT is well in hand. You've met with our admissions team, they've reviewed your resume, and things are looking promising. Now you can see career transformation in your future and you're excited!

Check the application deadlines, but remember that admission decisions are made on a rolling basis, so the earlier you can submit a complete application, the better.

Apply online through the same profile that you set up to receive updates on your program and register for events. If you haven’t already created this profile, do so soon even if you aren’t yet ready to start your application. That way you’ll stay informed about upcoming events related to your program of choice.

Decision Day

Our first application deadline is coming up on November 21, 2018. Submit your complete application by this date and have the chance to be invited to Decision Day on November 30, 2018. At the end of this day we provide you with our decision on admission and entrance awards.

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Admission Events

Rotman MBA $1 Million Awards Funding

The next application deadline is February 20, 2019.

Tip: Eligible completed applications may receive a $8,000 round one entrance award.

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the Morning MBA
and Evening MBA


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