Part-Time Accelerated MBA

Part-Time Accelerated MBA

TToronto Campus
Next intake date: April 9, 2021

Designed for qualified working professionals with a
strong business background

Advance your career with the accelerated MBA degree at the downtown Toronto campus. This program is specifically designed for highly qualified individuals who have already achieved a previous Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a Bachelor of Commerce from a reputable business school in Canada with exceptional grades. You will attend classes part-time on alternate weekends, allowing you to pursue the degree while you continue to work full time , focusing on your career.

Successful applicants of this program will be able to move directly into the comprehensive elective stage of the MBA degree, allowing them to specialize in the business field of their choice.

Benefits of the Accelerated MBA Alternate Weekend Study option

  • Fast-track your career with Laurier’s convenient part-time alternate MBA weekend schedule
  • Qualified candidates will save time and tuition fees in the 2.3 year accelerated degree program
  • You will focus immediately on a specialization study area of your choice (see full list here)
  • You will network with other high-calibre experienced professionals from a variety of industries
  • Balance your work and study schedule with our convenient part-time alternate weekend schedule
  • Summers are free with no classes during the months of June-August
  • Convenient downtown Toronto location in the centre of the financial district

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Admission Requirements

  • A four-year Undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce degree achieved in Canada, that was achieved no more than eight (8) years ago, with a minimum B+ average (77% or G.P.A. of 9.0) in the last 20 half credit university degree courses completed.
  • A minimum of three (3) 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 mandatory.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a minimum score of 550 or higher. We also accept a GRE score. A GRE score must convert to the minimum 550 GMAT score required. We also accept CFA Level 1 pass.
  • 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

Total Program Costs: $35,553.00
Tuition Fee: $2,962.78* per course per term
Total per term: $5,925.56 x 6

*These fees are subject to change.
All fees per term include course materials, food and beverage during scheduled classes.

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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