The MBA program at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management ranks as one of the world’s most recognized, international and dynamic degree programs. It is offered at Canada’s leading university, in the truly remarkable, cosmopolitan city of Montreal.
With a highly international faculty and student body, we develop responsible leaders with a global perspective and an innovative, holistic approach to problem solving. Our one-of-a-kind integrated and cross-disciplinary curriculum gives students a comprehensive understanding of business, while providing them with specialized skills to become experts in their field of choice. The program is enhanced by a unique combination of practical experience provided by leading industry experts from around the world, and innovative research from our celebrated professors.
* Extraordinary Student Life
McGill University, known for its high academic standards, leading-edge research and prominent professors, has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading universities. Our graduates and faculty have included six Nobel Prize winners and 127 Rhodes Scholars. With students coming to McGill from as many as 160 countries, the university is a microcosm of today’s world. Times Higher Education QS World University Rankings has listed McGill as the best university in Canada, the best public university in North America, and in the top 25 universities world-wide.
Students in the MBA program maintain an active and enriching series of extracurricular activities. Beyond the classroom experience, you will have an incomparable opportunity to meet new people, develop your talents and learn new skills. You can gain important hands-on knowledge through our student-run professional consulting groups or by helping coordinate a major annual business conference, and maximize your experience by participating in one of the many sports and cultural clubs.
McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management is located in the heart of downtown Montreal, recognized as one of North America’s most dynamic business communities. The greater Montreal region is a beautiful, diverse, multi-ethnic, and multilingual metropolis with a population of more than three million. Montreal is one the world’s few fully bilingual cities; public services are readily available in both English and French.
* Personalized Career Development
An MBA from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management opens career opportunities around the world. Graduates of the MBA program play leading roles at global corporations and influence the course of international business. Alumni include CEOs, CFOs and Managing Directors of major corporations, government agencies and NGOs.
We provide you with personalized and comprehensive career development tools and resources, not only to help you reach your career objectives post MBA, but also to develop skills that will help you continue to succeed for the rest of your life. Through recruiting events, information sessions and networking opportunities, you will meet leading recruiters representing every major business sector, governments and other public sector organizations from around the world.
* Lifelong Global Network
MBA graduates from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management are recognized as the most internationally mobile in the world and eager to make a positive contribution to their profession and communities. Our globally-minded graduates are fully prepared to assume leadership roles in an ever more complex business environment, while significantly increasing their earning potential.
With over 20,000 Desautels alumni and more than 160,000 other McGill graduates present in almost every country on earth, upon graduation you will become part of a exceptional network that spans the entire globe. An MBA from Desautels and the relationships formed here will open doors and provide opportunities for the rest of your career.
* Student Profile
Students from diverse cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds find that the Desautels MBA program offers them the challenge they are looking for in graduate business education. Inquisitiveness, open-ness to learning and to embracing new ideas, high motivation, and intelligence are typical characteristics of those who succeed in the Desautels MBA program.
At McGill, students not only study international business issues, they are challenged by them every day in their discussions with their classmates. With over half of the student body coming from abroad, students gain a global perspective from their colleagues. A small class size and the program’s collaborative spirit further enhance the international experience in the program.