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Full-Time MBA

As you move forward in your career, an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management gives you the knowledge, agility and confidence you need to transform your future. Master business fundamentals and fulfill your potential with Canada’s leading MBA program.

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As business and society continue to evolve at a rapid pace, the ways we connect and work are being dramatically reinvented. The Full-Time MBA at the Rotman School lets you master business fundamentals while providing you with experiential, hands-on learning opportunities to grow as a leader.

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Meet our admissions team for information sessions, panel discussions, class visits, and admissions workshops to help you get to know Rotman and learn how to position yourself in the strongest possible way when you apply.

How To Apply

How to Apply

At Rotman, we look for intellectually curious individuals with high potential for leadership and professional achievement. Are you the right fit? Take some time to review our application requirements, deadlines, and policies so you know when and how to best prepare your application.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers to common questions about the Rotman Full-Time MBA program and moving to Canada, or connect with our Admissions team to find out more.

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Fees, expenses and financial options

Learn about our tuition fees and living expenses you can expect during your time in Toronto - and scholarships and financial options to help you cover the cost of your studies.

The Rotman Full-Time MBA program is designed for talented individuals seeking a transformative learning experience. The program will challenge you to push your limits, expand your creativity and focus your critical thinking and decision-making skills to transform your leadership potential.

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Program Overview

The Rotman Full-Time MBA is a two-year program designed for those committed to making a long-term investment in their professional and personal development.

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MBA Majors and Specialization

Specialize and enhance your skills in one of our Majors. As a student in the Full-Time MBA program, you can choose from one of these specializations to build your expertise or chart a new career path. More than 90 elective course offerings allow you to customize your MBA experience.

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MBA Electives

Explore our course descriptions to learn more about the opportunities available to you at Rotman. We offer more than 90 elective courses to allow you to fully customize your MBA experience based on your interests and career goals.

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Experiential Learning

Find out how our bold vision for redesigning business education will teach you to go beyond the functional areas of business to consider the big picture, and develop a new way to think about creative problem solving and collaboration.

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Self-DevelopmentLab

Learn how to inspire others into action. Through the Self-Development Lab and the Weider Foundation Leadership Practicum, you gain the skills and self-awareness you need to thrive in your career.

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International Study Opportunities

Join the largest and most diverse MBA program in Canada, located in the heart of the world's most multicultural city. Outside of Toronto, you will have a range of opportunities to gain international experience while at Rotman to prepare yourself for business in the global economy.

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The Creative Destruction Lab

Rotman MBA students play a vital role at the Creative Destruction Lab by providing aspiring entrepreneurs with the strategic insights they need to turn their research innovations into high-growth ventures.

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Student ambassadors

These current students are happy to share their experiences of all facets of the Rotman Full-Time MBA program.

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Faculty

The management faculty at Rotman is the largest in Canada and is ranked as 17th in the world by the Financial Times for its research output. Our 130 faculty members bring their stellar reputation for groundbreaking scholarship, teaching excellence, and insight into a wide range of management issues into every classroom experience.

Expand your impact by tackling real-world challenges around the globe. Develop your own unique leadership style by joining a board fellowship, assuming an executive role in our student club, or immersing yourself in a new culture and contributing to companies abroad, learning firsthand what it’s like to do business in the world economy.

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Class Profile

The Rotman Full-Time MBA program attracts top talent from an incredibly diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds around the world.

OnBoard Fellowship

Rotman Onboard Fellowship Program

Rotman Onboard matches talented upper-year MBA candidates with non-profit boards and charities for a 6-8 month fellowship. Potential candidates act as advisory and non-voting board members and complete a strategic governance project based on each firm's needs.

Student Profile

Student & Alumni Stories

At Rotman, our students are our key strength. Our classes are comprised of globe trotters, professional athletes and emerging leaders. Rotman students come from all over the world and they aren’t afraid to make bold career moves, start new businesses or take on leadership positions at prominent firms. In some cases, they’re juggling family responsibilities and pursuing causes they care about. Learn more about our students.

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Student Clubs

The range and diversity of student clubs available in the MBA program is remarkable. Whether your goal is to grow your network, build your skills, or just enjoy a good time with your classmates, we have a Rotman club for you.

Diversity

Diversity at Rotman

A commitment to diversity is core to the Rotman experience. Owing to our impressive scale and downtown Toronto location, the School attracts people from a wide range of countries and backgrounds, and our shared aim is to provide a study and working environment that is safe, welcoming, open, inclusive and respectful to all.

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Events and Speaker Series

The real-world perspectives, leadership styles and personal philosophies shared by executives with students have an extraordinary impact on students.

Transform your potential

To take your career to the next level, you must develop your focus, drive, and leadership skills. Whether you’re looking to advance in your current field or transition to something new, we offer a range of resources and services to help you maximize your impact and achieve your goals.

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Prepare for Career Success

 

89%

Employment rate within 6 months of graduation (Class of 2020)       

   

3-year

Canadian work permit available to all graduates

 

$112,897

Mean annual salary including bonus or other compensation (Class of 2020)

 

Getting ahead

The Full-Time MBA program is designed for ambitious professionals who are looking to make the most of their career potential. Our goal is to equip you with a lifelong toolkit you can use to take ownership of and manage your career and professional development long after graduation. As a part of the Rotman community, you gain exclusive access to senior leaders and top jobs across a broad range of industries.

 

Our dedicated Career Services team is committed to working closely with you to refine your career goals, market yourself efficiently, and network with people in a position to help you reach your targets. 


 

"Rotman has been a truly life-changing experience for me. It shaped my perspectives as a learner, an explorer, a creator and a leader."

- Zihan Li, MBA ’22, Summer Consultant (Intern), Boston Consulting Group


 

Ways to engage

 

Career Services provides students with career support through a range of offerings including:

 

Individual career coaching (in person or online)

  • Partnership with a career coach throughout your Rotman experience
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Self-assessment
  • Job search and career advancement strategy (leverage your MBA within your organization)
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Networking advice
  • Technical and case interview preparation
  • Mock interviews with industry professionals
  • Job offer and negotiation advice

Professional development events and workshops

  • Career management planning
  • Branding
  • Advanced resumes
  • Job search strategies 
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Exclusive MBA networking events
  • Industry-specific speaker events

Online career resources

  • Available 24/7
  • Best in class career content
  • Valuable research tools
  • Webinars and podcasts
  • Access to alumni 
As a student in the Rotman Full-Time MBA program, you will also benefit from Rotman’s recognized expertise in personal development through the Self-Development Lab and Leadership Development Lab, offering a suite of individual and group activities to bring together what you learn in the classroom with your growth as a professional and person. Learning opportunities include 360 assessments, immersive simulations, and an experiential, offsite leadership retreat.

Nicki ParkesFINANCE

Nicole Parkes, SKOLL/MBA 20

Pathway Operations Manager, Amazon

Internship: Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Previous role: Quality Assurance Analyst, BMO

Previous education: B.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering, U of Toronto

 

Olumide Folorunso 2021TECHNOLOGY

Olumide Folorunso, MBA ‘21

Associate, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

Internship: Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Previous role: Quality Assurance Analyst, BMO

Previous education: BSc, Urban & Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo University; MSc, Environmental Sustainability, U of Ottawa


Ada Kwong 2021CONSULTING

Ada Kwong, MBA ‘21

Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
Internship: Summer Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
Previous role: Nurse, Lion's Gate Hospital, Vancouver

Previous education: University of British Columbia, Major in Biology – Cell Biology and Genetics


Diego Ochoa 2021CONSUMER GOODS AND RETAIL

Diego Ochoa, MBA ‘20

Supply Planning Manager, AB InBev
Internship: Operations Supervisor, DHL Supply Chain
Previous role: Trainee Program, DHL Supply Chain Management, Mexico City

Previous education: Bachelor, Industrial Engineering, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Puebla, Mexico


Nadine Dinh 2021HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES

Nadine Dinh, MBA ‘20

Manager, Strategic Accounts, NexJ Health

Internship: Brand Management, Radiology Marketing, Bayer, Canada

Previous role: Manager, Business Development, Thrive Health, Canada

Previous education: Bachelor, Economics, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam

 

Rachel Taylor 2021ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Rachel Taylor, MBA ‘20

Co-Founder & COO, SBQuantum

Internship: Summer Associate, BDI, DesignWorks

Previous role: Senior Account Manager, Innovation, Posterscope, London UK

Previous education: BA, Honours, History, Durham University

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Studying

Flexible Internship Program (FIP)

As a professional school, career preparation for employment is part of the core academic mission at Rotman. The Flexible Internship Program (FIP) increases the number of available work placement opportunities and enhances the learning experience for Full-Time MBA students by integrating the work placement into a formal course.

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The Alumni Community

The Rotman alumni network helps over 16,000 alumni in more than 90 countries worldwide stay connected. Through our alumni events and lifelong learning opportunities, Rotman makes it easy for our graduates to connect with each other, learn and give back to the Rotman community.

With its stable, prosperous economy, high quality of life and culture of diversity and inclusion, Canada is one of the best countries in the world to launch a career. The Rotman School campus, in the heart of downtown Toronto, is steps from the country’s dynamic commercial and financial hub. 

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Working in Canada

All international graduates of the Full-Time MBA program are eligible for a 3-year Canadian work permit, a major advantage not offered by other international and one-year MBA programs. If you come to Canada with your family, your partner can also work while you study.

Financing Your MBA

Financing your MBA

The Rotman MBA is a serious investment in yourself and your career with a return that you will enjoy for the entire duration of your professional life. Learn more about the many options available to you as an international student for financing the cost of the program.

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Moving to Toronto

Moving to a new country is a complex process with many steps. Use these useful resources to learn more about the immigration process and make your transition easier.

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Housing in Toronto

Toronto is broadly recognized as one of the best cities in the world to live and work. Before moving to Toronto, take some time to explore the housing options available to you. There are plenty of great places to live located close to the Rotman School. Whether your aim is to rent or buy, here are some tips on getting you started on finding your new home.

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International Programs and Services

Rotman boasts one of the most international student bodies of any leading business school. We offer a range of services – from academic orientation to professional development – designed for students from outside Canada.

Useful Links

View past webinars, videos, and other resources about what you can expect from the Rotman Full-Time MBA program.


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