Overview

Applicants
Acceptance Rate
Average Undergrad GPA
3.30
Years Work Experience
4.5
Average Age
27

Test Scores

GMAT (25th and 75th percentiles)
620 - 710
GPA
3.2 - 3.7

Deadlines


Regular Application Deadline
May 1

Rolling Admission Deadline
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Letters of Recommendation
Essay / Personal Statement
Non-Academic

Interviews
Work Experience

School Type And Accreditation

School Type
Public

AACSB-approved
No

Program Types

Full-Time
Yes

Part-Time
Yes

Evening
Yes

Executive
Yes

Online
No

Faculty Information

Total Faculty
65

30
Female

Concentrations

Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
JD/MBA - Dual Degree
Leadership/Management
Marketing
MD/MBA - Dual Degree
Supply Chain Management

Center for Research

Accounting
Entrepeneurship
Finance
Information Systems/Information Technology
International Business
Investment Banking
Leadership/Management
Marketing
Supply Chain Management


Sustainability

Courses in Sustainability
Yes

Sustainability course is
Recommended

Description
Fall 2008 marked the launch of the brand new MBA curriculum at the Desautels Faculty of Management. The re-designed curriculum focuses on maximizing student preparation for future careers through a streamlined, modular Core and an updated selection of concentrations. Emphasizing the significant research and teaching strengths of McGill's international faculty while responding to current business, social and environmental imperatives, the curriculum offers an integrated multi-disciplinary, problem-solving approach grounded in practice that allow students to work across managerial boundaries and to fully understand how managers and their enterprises function in an international context. Central to our new curriculum is addressing social, environmental and ethical issues through this integrated approach. In all areas, advanced management concepts are integrated with case studies and examples to ground theory in the real world. Within our basic academic framework, students find diverse opportunities to explore sustainability subjects and apply their learning to real life situations. They are given the opportunity to develop their unique profiles as the next generation of global leaders and social entrepreneurs.

Research Opportunities in Sustainability
Yes

Description
Since 2007, the Desautels faculty of Management at McGill University has published at least 20 articles and publications about topics relevant to social and environmental sustainability. All researchers work with research assistants and students. Students are provided the opportunity to align themselves with these research opportunities and pursue other research degrees within the Faculty.

School's environmental commitment 1:
The MBA program offers numerous diverse courses that focus specifically on social, environmental and ethical issues including, for example, strategies for sustainable development and management in developing countries. Among the four concentration choices, the Global Strategy and Leadership option focuses intently on these issues, exploring current issues in depth and preparing students to play leadership roles in the future. Besides these, and other, specific academic opportunities, the MBA program as a whole integrates social, environmental and ethical awareness throughout all core, concentration and elective courses. As these issues become increasingly important in society, we continue to address them across all disciplines as an increasingly important business and global issue. The program also provides tomorrow's managers with immediate professional and social contact, networking opportunities and career development assistance. Student groups, career services, case competitions and guest speakers all offer opportunities for students to further engage with social, environmental and ethical topics. In addition, we draw upon our opportunities as a research intensive university in a large diverse city, and work closely with other Faculties such as the Shool of the Environment at McGill and local advocacy groups, corporations and international agencies to ensure that we remain at the forefront of these important issues.

School's environmental commitment 2:
McGill Not-for-Profit Consulting (McGill NFPC) is a student-run initiative that looks to make a positive impact in the Montreal community by providing targeted consulting services to local NGOs / NPOs. PROGRAM OVERVIEW The program, is supervised by faculty and supported by professionals. The program is overseen by a Steering Committee (SC) which consists of two student representatives, two faculty members and two professionals. The SC is supported by a Student Sub-Committee (SSC) which is comprised of the student representatives to the SC. Together, the SC and SCC manage ongoing program operations. At the end of each winter semester, the SC selects students to participate in the program during the subsequent fall semester. Selected students are placed in Project Teams. These Project Teams engage in projects during the fall semester. During the project execution stage, Project Teams are supported by a Project Supervisor and Project Advisor. The Project Supervisor is a McGill faculty member that acts as the sponsoring professor for all students on the Project Team taking the program for credit. The Project Advisor is a professional consultant that acts as a guide throughout the project. The above process repeats itself the following winter. During the summer, Project Teams source their project for the fall within a strategic focus area determined by the SC. During the fall, Project Teams meet every two weeks with their Project Supervisor and Project Advisor to report progress, escalate issues / risks and review material. Separate from ongoing project updates, the SC conducts program reviews every month to assess the program's status.

School's environmental commitment 3:
Finally, the new MBA curriculum includes a mandatory experiential component whereby students are required to participate in an internship, practicum or international exchange. Many students undertake pro-bono work with local and international non-profit and community-based organizations. Other students take advantage of opportunities to exchange with partners in 29 countries including Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia where they are exposed to further global issues and encouraged to approach them from a global perspective.

Career Overview

Average Starting Salary
$86,000
Accepted employment by 3 months after graduation
93%

Finding Jobs & Internships

Source Of Full-Time Job Acceptances
52%
Graduate Facilitated
46%
School Facilitiated
2%
Unknown

Graduates Employed by Area of Practice

42%
Finance/Accounting
14%
Consulting
14%
Other
12%
Marketing
10%
Information Technology
4%
General Management
2%
Operations/Logistics
2%
Human Resources

Graduates Employed by Region

89%
International
8%
Northeast
3%
West

Job Function

Job Function % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Finance / Accounting 42% $81,600 $56,200 $120,000
Consulting 14% $106,000 $65,000 $165,000
Other 14% $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Marketing / Sales 12% $86,600 $72,500 $115,000
Information Technology 10% $78,300 $50,000 $110,000
General Management 4% $85,000 $70,000 $100,000
Human Resources 2% $77,000 $77,000 $77,000
Operations / Logistics 2% $45,000 $45,000 $45,000

Industries

Industries % of Grads Seeking Employment Who Accept
Jobs w/in 3 Months
Median Salary Mean Salary Low Base Salary High Base Salary
Financial Services 34%
Technology 22%
Consulting 12%
Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Healthcare 8%
Other 8%
Non-profit 4%
Petroleum / Energy 4%
Consumer Products 2%
Government 2%
Media / Entertainment 2%
Real Estate 2%

Prominent Alumni

Robert Dorrance
President & CEO, TD Securities

Seymore Schulich
Co-founder of Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation and Chairman of Newmont Capital Limited

Paul Desmarais jr.
Chairman and Co-CEO of Power Corporation

Dr. William Osler
Physician, Considered as the "Father of modern medicine", Co-founder of John Hopkins Hospital

William Shatner
Actor

Dates

Application Deadlines
May 1

Financial Aid Statistics


Average Scholarship / Grant Aid Package
$6,700

Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
85%

All Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
85%

New Students Receiving Some Form Of Aid
85%

New Students Receiving Scholarships / Grants
85%

Tuition Full-Time (per year)

Tuition (In-State)
$32,500
Tuition (Out-State)
$32,500
Fees (In-State)
$2,000
Fees (Out-State)
$2,500

Expenses per Academic Year

Estimated Room And Board Off-Campus
$12,000
Academic Expenses
$1,500

Student Body Profile

Total Full-Time Enrollment
160
Part Time
25%

Foreign Countries Represented
156

Demographics

60.00%
International

25% female
75% male

Campus Life


More Information

% of Classrooms with Internet Access
100%

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Internet Access for All Students
Yes

Admissions Office Contact

Contact
Jonathan Khayat
Associate Director, Recruitment

Address
1001, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, QC H3A 1G5
Canada

Phone
514-398-4066

Fax
514-398-2499

Email
jonathan.khayat@mcgill.ca


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