Part-Time Accelerated MBA for CMAs

Part-Time Accelerated MBA for CMAs

TToronto Campus
Next intake date: April 17, 2020

The only part-time MBA degree program in Canada that offers an accelerated option for CMA designation holders


An accelerated MBA option for CMA designation holders

If you have already achieved your CMA designation, congratulations! Your next step now to advance your career even further, is the completion of the MBA degree. Our accelerated option offers you the opportunity to pursue your MBA degree part-time while you are working full-time. Designed specifically for experienced working professionals, this part-time MBA program can be completed in as quickly as 2.3 years. You can complete the comprehensive course work or specialize your MBA degree with one of our ten concentrations, which will certainly offer you an expertise and accelerate your career to the next level.

Benefits of the MBA for CMA’s Study option

  • Complement your CMA designation with an MBA degree
  • Laurier’s part-time alternate weekend schedule allows you to accelerate your career in a convenient schedule
  • Focus immediately on a specialization of your choice that will complement your CMA-acquired strategic thinking skills (see full list here)
  • You will expand upon your existing network, adding new personal and professional business contacts from a variety of industries
  • Reduced tuition fees for this 2.3-year accelerated MBA program, saves you time and money

See what our graduates say about their Lazaridis MBA experience

Admission Requirements

  • The CMA designation, with relevant transcript.
  • An Undergraduate Degree in any discipline, achieved in Canada, with a minimum B average (73% or G.P.A. of 8.0) in the last 10 half credit university degree courses completed.
  • A minimum of five (5) years) full-time work experience. Part-time and summer employment between university terms do not apply. At least three to five years of management work experience is required.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a minimum score of 550 or higher.
  • Referee Information. Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee are required.

Degree Details

Location: Toronto Campus

Vantage Venues (formerly known as St. Andrews),
Sun Life Financial Tower, 27th Floor, 150 King Street West
Toronto ON, M5H 1J9, Canada

Degree Length 2.3 years

Alternating weekend schedule
Friday 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
No summer classes during July and August

Tuition and Fees

1 on 1 Assessment

Next Available Date

Thursday, May 9th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
For more details please



International Accreditation

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Waterloo Campus

MBA Program Office
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Lazaridis Hall 4001
64 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON, N2L 3C7, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 3499


Toronto Campus

MBA and Master of Finance Program Location
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Vantage Venues (formerly known as St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre)
150 King Street West, 27th Floor
Toronto ON, M5H 3T9, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 6220