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Desautels Faculty of Management – McGill University - Part-Time MBA

Desautels Faculty of Management Part-Time MBA Program Structure

Students in the 57-credit, 32-month McGill University Desautels Faculty of Management Professional part-time MBA program typically attend around six hours of evening classes each week. Unlike many comparative MBA programs, the Desautels Professional part-time MBA program typically leaves the months of July and August free of classes. However, in year one and year two of the program, students must complete a one-week session in the early summer. Professional workshops are held on Fridays once or twice per month.


Like the full-time MBA at Desautels, the Professional part-time MBA begins with the mandatory Base Camp in early August, which helps students get back up to speed before continuing their education. Then, from September through April of the first year, students complete the “integrated” core curriculum, which features five separate modules.

After the core courses are complete, Professional part-time MBA students complete ten cross-disciplinary courses over the course of two years. These courses feature the following subjects: strategy; finance; accounting; marketing; operations management; information systems; and organizational behavior. These courses typically coincide with the selected concentrations of the students.

The second year of the program also features an international study trip.

Career Statistics

The majority of McGill Desautels Professional part-time MBA students work in the finance industry at 45 percent, followed by consulting/entrepreneurship at 25 percent, and marketing/sales at 15 percent.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Per year, the estimated tuition of the McGill Desautels Professional part-time MBA program is $26,500 CAD. Over the entire program, paid in six installments, tuition is $79,500.

Canadian residents are eligible for federal and private loans. However, international applicants may have to fund their education through private loans only. There are several scholarship opportunities in the program, which can be found here.


In order to apply to the McGill Desautels Professional part-time MBA program, applicants must submit:

• A completed application
• Official transcripts
• Two letters of reference
• GMAT/GRE scores
• Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS scores) if necessary

At least two years of previous work experience is required in order to apply. Strong candidates may be invited to interview with the Desautels admissions team. International students may conduct interviews digitally via Skype, while local students will be invited on campus.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Applications for Fall 2022
1 November 2021
15 January 2022
15 March 2022[final deadline for international students (Please note applications must be completed)]
1 May 2022[final deadline for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents (Please note applications must be completed)]

→ Apply now (Applications for Fall 2022 open at the end of September)

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