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John Molson School of Business

Location John Molson School of Business, Montreal Canada
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$87000

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Concordia's John Molson School of Business  is one of Canada's top institutions, offering programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels with a hands-on, case-based teaching methodology. Consistently ranked in the top 10 Canadian MBAs by the Economist and Bloomberg, Concordia was also the top-ranked Canadian institution in the 2020 QS Top 50 under 50 university ranking. The Montreal downtown state-of-the-art facilities are housed in the LEED silver-certified Molson Building, while the Toronto campus is located in heart of the financial district. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary for its MBA program in 2019, John Molson boasts an outstanding 51,000 alumni network that spans across the globe. 

At the John Molson School of Business, students can choose one of three paths for their MBA journey:

The Full-Time and Part-Time MBA programs address issues of a global economy through an interdisciplinary general management perspective. The MBA in Investment Management program enables students to work towards both the MBA and the CFA charter designations simultaneously while building their network in Canada’s two financial hubs, Montreal and Toronto. The Executive MBA program is for leaders with extensive work experience who are committed to their academic, personal and professional development. All three programs offer convenient scheduling that allow candidates to continue working while studying.

Our experiential and case-based programs, combined with a variety of professional development workshops provided by our Career Management Services team, prepare our diverse students for success in a competitive job market, demonstrated by our 91% placement rate within 3 months of graduation

If you’d like to know more about the John Molson School of Business, check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Concordia's John Molson School of Business  is one of Canada's top institutions, offering programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels with a hands-on, case-based teaching methodology. Consistently ranked in the top 10 Canadian MBAs by the Economist and Bloomberg, Concordia was also the top-ranked Canadian institution in the 2020 QS Top 50 under 50 university ranking. The Montreal downtown state-of-the-art facilities are housed in the LEED silver-certified Molson Building, while the Toronto campus is located in heart of the financial district. Having celebrated its 50th anniversary for its MBA program in 2019, John Molson boasts an outstanding 51,000 alumni network that spans across the globe. 

At the John Molson School of Business, students can choose one of three paths for their MBA journey:

The Full-Time and Part-Time MBA programs address issues of a global economy through an interdisciplinary general management perspective. The MBA in Investment Management program enables students to work towards both the MBA and the CFA charter designations simultaneously while building their network in Canada’s two financial hubs, Montreal and Toronto. The Executive MBA program is for leaders with extensive work experience who are committed to their academic, personal and professional development. All three programs offer convenient scheduling that allow candidates to continue working while studying.

Our experiential and case-based programs, combined with a variety of professional development workshops provided by our Career Management Services team, prepare our diverse students for success in a competitive job market, demonstrated by our 91% placement rate within 3 months of graduation

If you’d like to know more about the John Molson School of Business, check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

University information

We take a holistic approach to admissions and assess applicants based on their intellectual abilities, leadership potential, career focus or research interest, and communications skills. Relevant work experience is an important consideration, as is active community involvement. 

Admissions requirements
Those who are interested in applying will need to meet the following criteria: 

  • MBA: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA / 4.3 scale, GMAT: 580, CV / Resume with two years of professional work experience, English proficiency (Academic IELTS 7.0 / TOEFL ibt 95), 3 letters of reference
  • MBA in Investment Management: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA / 4.3 scale, GMAT: 580, CV / Resume (no work experience required), 2 letters of reference, English proficiency
  • Executive MBA : 4-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA / 4.3 scale, GMAT: 580,  CV / Resume with 10+ years of work experience required (5+ years of management preferred), English proficiency, 2 letters of reference
  • Research-based Master's programs: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 GPA / 4.3 scale, GMAT: 580, CV / Resume (no work experience required), English proficiency, 2 or 3 letters of reference (academic references preferred)

TOEFL

Minimum score

95

Maximum score

0

IELTS

Minimum score

7

Maximum score

0

GMAT

Minimum score

580

Maximum score

0

GPA

Minimum score

3

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0

The John Molson School of Business building (MB) is the dynamic green centre of Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. This architecturally stunning 37,000-square-metre 15-storey landmark boasts a distinctive design that incorporates bright atriums, modern classrooms, several networking spaces, a 300-seat auditorium, six amphitheatres and two basement levels that link it to neighbouring buildings and to the metro system. The building was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver level certification by the Canada Green Building Council.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees Domestic

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Tuition fees Domestic (In State)

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6500

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Tuition fees Domestic (Out of State)

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14000

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Tuition fees International

Minimum amount

42000

Maximum amount

87000

Student life

The John Molson School of Business has a very large community of student-run clubs and events. The Commerce and Administration Students' Association (CASAJMSB) represents the undergraduate students at John Molson and oversees 15 clubs comprising over 200 student volunteers. The John Molson Graduate Students' Association (JMGSA) represents graduate students. Graduate students can take part in the following clubs:

Our Career Management Services (CMS) team is dedicated to supporting students develop a variety of skills and explore career opportunities that will lead them to achieve their professional objectives.

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1. Career advising

Schedule an appointment to meet with your Graduate Career Advisor to explore your career options and navigate the job and internship search process. Our Advisors can help you with a wide range of career-related topics including: job and internship search, resume and cover letter reviews, networking, interview preparation, LinkedIn profiles, negotiating the job offer, employer recruitment timelines, and much more.


2. Mock interview program

Participate in a mock screening interview (in-person) and gain valuable experience and feedback from one of our trained volunteers. Our 90-minute one-on-one session gives you the opportunity to simulate the typical in-person interview with the opportunity to practice frequently asked questions and receive tailored advice on how to improve your performance.


3. C-RISE program for international students

This exciting program developed by CMS and designed for international students looking to enter the Canadian job market can help you create a road map for career success. Join one of our many:

- International student career seminars

- Networking events with international alumni

- Events with employers and business professionals

Excellent post-graduation employment statistics

Your success is our priority. Each year, our Career Management Services (CMS) conducts an in-depth survey with graduated students, which showcase excellent results:
- 91% employment within 3 months of graduation
- Salary average of CAD $87,000 (base)

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For the full-time & part-time MBA programs, we are on a rolling basis and accept candidates for Fall and Winter. The deadline for Fall application is March 1st for scholarship considerations and international students. The deadline for Canadian & permanent residents is June 1st (upon availability). The deadline for Winter application is June 1st for international students and October 1st for Canadians & permanent residents.

For the MBA in Investment Management and the Executive MBA, we only accept applicants for the Fall term and accept international applications until March 1st and consider all Canadians and Permanent residents until July 15.International candidates who wish to apply to the EMBA program should contact the team at [email protected] prior to submit an application. 


Our competitive tuition allows for top candidates to get an excellent return on investment. A few scholarships are available and based on merit, usually representing up to 40% of the tuition fee. We however recommend all candidates to be ready to assume the full cost of the MBA and living expenses in Montreal.  More details on the tuition fee and scholarship of the general MBA program can be found at this link: https://www.concordia.ca/jmsb/programs/graduate/mba/tuition-aid.html



We are proud to provide numerous post-graduation opportunities to our candidates, as demonstrated by our 91% placement rate (3 months after graduation). The post-graduation average base salary without bonus or non-guaranteed compensation is $87,000 CAD , with the majority of our MBAs remaining in Montreal, where the cost of living is significantly lower than in other major Canadian cities. 
While the placement industries change from a year to another, typically our students find positions in the following sectors: Finance, Consulting, Consumer Products, Supply Chain, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Transportation & Logistics, Non-Profit, etc. 


Our average GMAT score is 640. We don't consider candidates below our required minimum (580 for all Master-level programs)