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An Ivey MBA can open doors and connect you with opportunities you might have never previously considered.

Whether you are looking to transition careers, increase your earning potential, or accelerate your current career path, the Ivey MBA will give you the business foundation and the leadership skills essential to achieving your career goals.

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Canada's Top MBA Program

Businessweek ranks Ivey #1 MBA Program in Canada (2014, 2015, 2016).

Scholarships & Awards

Over $1 million in scholarships available to female applicants.

Career-Focused Curriculum

In one intense year, only Ivey readies you for the continued leadership challenges required to thrive in the complex economy of today and tomorrow.

Case-Method Learning

The Ivey MBA curriculum is delivered using Ivey’s case-method learning. While other schools may employ cases in their teaching methodology, Ivey is the only case-based program in Canada.

Student Life

The small class size, non-commuter campus, and close-knit community provide the basis for an exceptional MBA experience.

12 Month Program

When your peers in other programs are starting an internship, you'll be starting a job.

Your Career Success

Our Career Management team is part of our admissions process. If you've been admitted to our program, it's because we're certain you can be successful in what you hope to achieve.

In fact, our career placement rates illustrate what we believe.


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Average Starting Salary
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An MBA is versatile and valuable across multiple industries. Outside of the more traditional career paths post-MBA, such as financial services and management consulting, female graduates are pursuing careers in:

  • Government and Public Service
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Entertainment, Media, and Public Relations
  • Health Care
  • Non-Profit Sector
  • Academic Research
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Telecommunications
  • IT Consulting
  • Internet and eCommerce
  • Retail and Fashion

What Our Graduates Say

Cynthia Innes

MBA '16

"Coming from a non-traditional business background, I wanted to find the place where I could learn voraciously. Ivey’s case approach equips me to examine every business problem through multiple lenses."

Helen He

MBA '16

"The Ivey network is the strongest in Canada, and this can be seen from the relationships with faculty, alumni, and one another.”

Keisha Bailey

MBA '15

"In Ivey’s action-oriented learning environment, I have been able to sharpen my skills in other fields by engaging with professionals and fellow students from a myriad of backgrounds."

Leslie Shaw

MBA '14

"What particularly impressed me about Ivey's MBA program was the strong alumni base, the timeframe (one year versus two), the case-based learning style, and the strength of the career management support."

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Forté Foundation

Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women. As a business school sponsor, we are part of the Forté Fellows Program, created with the intention of increasing the number of women applying to and enrolling in MBA programs.