Executive Master of Business Administration

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Why an Executive MBA Program at the Sobey School of Business?

In the Sobey Executive MBA program you don’t need to leave the security of full-time employment to transform your career. You’ll sharpen your business acumen and strengthen your leadership skills while continuing to work in your current position.

Key features

  • The program covers similar material to that of the traditional MBA, and awards the same degree. However, in the Executive MBA classroom, discussion reflects the fact that each participant is already a seasoned business person. Emphasis is placed on practical applications of management theory.
  • Classes are divided into small collaborative groups, giving students the benefit of working with experienced high-level peers from a variety of backgrounds.
  • You can complete the degree in just 18 months without interrupting your career path or the risk of leaving your present job.

Program designed for work/life balance

The Sobey EMBA Program has a long-standing reputation for catering to the needs of mid-level professionals who must balance studies with the demands of a full and busy life.

Information sessions
Email kellyl.smith@smu.ca to register or visit our comprehensive Sobey EMBA microsite to find out more.


Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with high standings or equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience

Application Deadlines and Key Dates

  • International: July 31
  • Canadian and Permanent Residents: July 31
  • Program Start Date: August
  • Minimum time to completion: 2 years

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Program Director

Wendy Carroll

Program Manager

Kelly Smith
902-420-5175
kellyl.smith@smu.ca
Office Number: WTCC 801

Contact Us

Sobey School of Business
902-420 5175
Sobey Website

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
902-420-5089
fgsr@smu.ca
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