Schulich School of Business – York University

Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program Structure

Consistently ranked as the top program in Canada by The Economist and the Financial Times of London (UK), the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA in Toronto is a partner in the Kellogg School of Management’s global network of EMBA programs in the USA, Germany, Israle, China and Canada. The Wall Street Journal ranks this network among the top five in the world. With its global content, locations, faculty and students, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA makes the world your classroom. This global EMBA gives students the unique opportunity to learn from and interact with business leaders from around the world.


With classes every third weekend over 18 months, the class schedule minimizes time away from work and maximizes in-class and study team learning. The overall format of the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA is flexible, balanced and designed to accommodate your career development and personal goals. The program begins in January and ends in June of the following year.

Class profile

The Kellogg-Schulich admissions process is highly selective. EMBA students are typically mid-career senior managers, successful entrepreneurs and high-potential individuals selected on the basis of their outstanding achievements and leadership potential. The selection process ensures that your EMBA classmates have highly diverse educational, cultural, industry and sector experience, all of which serve to enrich the overall peer learning experience. They typically have 12 years of work experience and are around 37 years of age. The male-female split is 60/40.


As a graduate, you will join the global network of alumni chapters of both Kellogg and Schulich. You will have access to: one-on-one executive coaching to improve your leadership skills; a wide array of self-assessment tools to develop and identify areas for growth; and career management workshops and networking events designed to help you be strategic as you navigate your career path.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The program fee for the 2018-2019 class is $120,000 CAD. This fee is payable in six installments and includes: tuition, books and course materials; organized meals during class week-ends at the Schulich School; organized meals and accommodation during the residential Schulich Live-In week; and organized meals and accommodation for the required off-site modules.

Students have the opportunity to personalize the program for their individual career objectives by attending a Global Electives Module at a partner-school location.
A limited number of scholarships are available to qualified applicants. They are awarded on the basis of the quality of the applicant’s professional profile, merit and need.

Admissions Procedures

To be considered for admission, you should have at least eight years work experience with substantive management experience and possess the Canadian equivalent of a university Bachelors degree from an accredited institution. Management experience could include executive, functional and/or project management experience. Successful entrepreneurs are also encouraged to apply. All candidates are personally interviewed.

There is a non-refundable application fee of CDN $150. The Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program does not require the GMAT of candidates who satisfy the program’s academic requirements. Submit a copy of your transcripts to find out if you are exempt from the GMAT.

To find out if you are eligible for the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA, you can submit your resume and transcripts to the school for a quick pre-assessment.

Application Deadlines

The Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA Program is offered annually and begins each January. Application deadlines for 2018 have not been updated by the school, as of yet.