Ted Rogers School of Management – Ryerson University

Ryerson University MBA Global Program Structure

MBA GLOBAL

In the Ryerson University MBA Global program at Ted Rogers School of Management, students gain an inclusive business management education that incorporates academic theory with practical and research-based learning styles.

MBA IN MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

The Ryerson MBA in the Management of Technology and Innovation (MBA-MTI) program provides graduates with skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, communication and collaboration. This is not a technical program—students of the MBA-MTI program graduate with the skills needed to manage within companies that are focused on tech and innovation.

Domestic students may complete either the MBA Global or MBA-MTI on a part-time basis, in as little as 24 months. It may take longer if they are required to complete Foundation Courses, or if they choose to take less than two courses each semester. The part-time course load is one to two courses per semester.

Curriculum

Students in both MBA programs will take core classes as well as electives in an area of interest. Students will take part in class-based learning as well as practical, hands-on experiences. The Global MBA emphasizes the skills needed to work within a global markets and to become a leader and innovator on a global scale. Technology MBA students will learn the skills needed to become a leader within the tech industry from a business perspective.

MBA Global students have the option to specialize in a variety of areas, or they can choose to do a general specialization by selecting electives from different specializations. Specialization areas include international business, real estate, human resources management, mining management and corporate social responsibility, and marketing.

Students may also choose to do specializations from the MBA Management of Technology and
Innovation (MTI) program in the area of media management, entrepreneurship, business analytics, data security, and others.

Part-time classes are held on weeknights from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Class Profile

Ryerson University MBA Global has a yearly enrollment of 125 students, with an average work experience of five to seven years. The average MBA student age is 29, and the student body is is approximately 60 percent male and 40 percent female. A GMAT score of 550 is the minimum to apply, though the average for the recent class was 628. International students are invited to apply, but must study on a full-time basis.

Careers

Ryerson University MBA Global graduates typically find employment quickly, their earning potential is strong, and their salary increase post-graduation is higher than average. The school averages a 90 percent internship-placement rate ,most of which lead to full-time employment. Approximately 90 percent of MBA graduates are employed six months after graduation in full-time roles across a diverse group of industries.

MBA students have access to the Careers & Employment Partnerships Centre (CEP). The CEP offers career and internships guidance resources to MBA students. Resources include workshops, mentorships, industry events, mock interviews, career counseling with senior executives and more.

Part-time students aren’t required to take part in an internship, but they may. They have the same access to CEP resources and internship placement assistance at full-time MBA students do. Part-time students should contact the MBA Manager on the CEP Team for more information.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Ryerson University MBA Global students may take one to two courses each term and would be charged accordingly. See the full-time tuition page for details about credit and course requirements.

The Ontario Government has a student-loan program called the Ontario Student Assistance Program, or OSAP. This program is independent of the school and requires an application.

Admissions Procedures

All applications for the graduate programs at Ryerson University are done online through the Yeates Graduate Studies page. It will take about one hour to complete the online application. The fee is $150, and will be required before the application is processed.

Completion of a four-year bachelor degree from a recognized institution is required, and foundation courses may be required if this degree wasn’t in Business Administration or Commerce.To apply to Ted Rogers MBA program, applicants must submit a current résumé, two letters of recommendation and a 500-word statement of interest. Applicants should have a minimum B average in the final two years of university study, and a GMAT score between 550 and 740. An English-proficiency score is required from all applicants who have degrees from institutions in which English is not the language of instruction or examination. After the submission of their application, individuals will be asked to partake in a video interview.

The Ted Rogers School of Business Management’s International Exchange Program provides an opportunity for students from across the globe to gain experience at a trusted Canadian educational institution. Incoming international students can get program specific information directly from individual schools, as well as more general information about international programs at Ryerson directly from Ryerson International.

Application Deadlines

Part-time Ryerson University MBA Global students with or without an academic background in business may start their program in January (winter), May (spring) or September (fall).

The school starts accepting applications in late October of each year for admission to the following year. It takes approximately two-six weeks to evaluate an application as there are many factors that are assessed depending on the program to which the applicant applied (i.e. funding opportunities, supervisor availability, admission committee meetings, etc.).