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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Welcome to the Next Phase of Your Career

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics hosts a suite of professional and research-focused graduate programs designed to fit your lifestyle and meet your career goals.

Whether you are looking to take a deep dive into cutting-edge research or earn a widely respected credential to propel your career forward, the Lazaridis School has something for you.

Professional Programs

Designed for the working professional, our programs apply real-world concepts and best practices to shape the business men and women who will be driving the Canadian economy forward.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA is one of the most versatile graduate degrees in the world. The variety of ways to earn one at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics means that there is an MBA designed to fit your lifestyle and interests. There are several MBA degree delivery formats to suit your work- and family-life balance, including:

  • one-year MBA (Waterloo)
  • MBA with co-op (Waterloo)
  • MBA in entrepreneurship (Waterloo)
  • alternate weekend MBA (Toronto)
  • MBA with CPA (Toronto)
  • MBA/MFin double degree (Toronto)
  • accelerated MBA for CMAs (Toronto)

Master of Finance (MFin)

The MFin degree is designed to help you pursue a career in finance in positions that demand both extensive finance knowledge and excellent quantitative research skills. Our part-time MFin program is located in downtown Toronto to immerse you in Canada's financial capital and our full-time MFin program is offered in Waterloo, Canada’s best technology ecosystem. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to conduct expert analysis in equities, fixed incomes, derivative products, corporate finance and portfolio management.

Executive Master's in Technology Management (MSc)

The Executive Master’s in Technology Management (Lazaridis EMTM) is designed for senior decision-makers facing ever-growing complexity, global competition and disruption. We offer the program in an accelerated 11-month, alternating weekend format to enable you to balance an executive education with your professional commitments.

Research-Focused Graduate Degrees

Learn with some of the top academics from a broad array of disciplines. The academic focus of our programs is creating the next generation of thought leaders who produce leading-edge research.

Master of Science (MSc) in Management

The Lazaridis MSc in Management is a 12-month program where you’ll combine coursework and a research project conducted under the guidance and mentorship of our internationally recognized scholars. Customize your degree by selecting one of three fields of study:

  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Management

Our PhD in Management program will turn you into an advanced researcher with both a theoretical and a practical understanding of the complex problems of business management. We offer five distinct fields:

Master of Arts in Business Economics (MABE)

Our Master of Arts in Business Economics (MABE) program will put you on track for a career as a professional economist in the private or public sector. Our strength is the combination of business economics with training in economic theory, quantitative methods and applied research. 

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One university, two locations

For your convenience, the MBA and MFin degree programs offer classes at both our Waterloo campus and downtown Toronto location.

Explore our Campuses and Locations

Contact Us

MBA Program (Toronto)

E: Maureen Ferraro
T: 519.884.0710 x6220

MFin (Toronto and Waterloo)

E: Chau Truong-Wood
T: 519.884.0710 x3013


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