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Graduate ProGrams


The MBA is a full-time, 12-month program for those with undergraduate degrees in a dicipline other than business, and two or more years of professional work experience. Upon completion of the program, students enter a two- to eight-month internship to expand their work experience.

executive mBa
For experienced managers, professionals and emerging business leaders, the Executive MBA is designed to develop leadership skills and core capabilities in strategic analysis. Classes for this 16-month program are held Friday and Saturday on alternate weekends, followed by 4 month final project.

master of financial risk manaGement

The Financial Risk Management program provides rigorous training in all aspects of financial risk management. Students gain hands-on experience by managing an investment portfolio with a market value in excess of $10 million. The program meets the increasing global demand for skilled riskmanagement professionals.

manaGement of technoloGy mBa

An MBA designed for those in the technology sector, the MOT MBA enables engineers and scientists to transition into management roles or, as managers, enhance their understanding of the unique demands of those sectors. This is a part-time program with classes held Monday and Wednesday evenings for 24 months.

Graduate diPloma in Business administration

Online delivery of graduate-level course work lets people fit a study program into busy lives, move forward in their careers and perhaps take the next step into an SFU MBA program. The Graduate Diploma is earned in 12 months of part-time study.

The PhD is designed for those who want to develop strong research skills, publish and instruct at leading academic institutions. Each student is matched with a faculty member who guides the students research in an area of specialization based on their shared interests.

at a Glance
Format/ Length

manaGement of technoloGy mBa 24 months part-time, Monday & Wednesday evenings

executive mBa

master of financial risk manaGement

Graduate diPloma in Business administration 8 24 months online

12 months full-time & 2 - 8 month internship

12 months full-time 16 months part-time, Friday & Saturday, alternate weekends followed by 4 month final project

Application Deadlines Ideally Suited For

April 1 for September start. Applications received after this date will only be considered / accepted on a space available basis. International applicants: Please be aware that if you apply after April 1st, you may not get your study permit in time for this September start. Early to mid-career individuals who are ready to make a difference in the world and push themselves to their highest potential undergraduate degree 2 or more years of fulltime work experience is preferred

November 1 (January start) March 1 (May start) July 1 (September start)

Professionals and managers working in tech companies

Mid-senior level management

Early-mid career individuals with a facility for quantitative finance

General business exposure, with possibility to transfer to MBA or MOT

Qualification Requirements

Undergraduate degree 4 years or more of

Undergraduate degree or

related work experience

professional designation 10 years of work experience; 4 years of management Current employment in a management position

Undergraduate degree

in business, economics, mathematics, or other suitable programs Preference is given to candidates with two or more years of related work experience


Undergrad course in

undergraduate degree math or statistics

General Qualification Requirements Tuition

Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 ("B" average or ~75%) GMAT (minimum 550, AWA 5.0) Demonstrated English proficiency $32,400 Plus ~$2,000 textbooks $47,500 Tuition includes books, Friday night accommodation, meals on class days, and off-site orientation $26,600 Plus ~$2,000 textbooks

Cumulative grade point No GMAT required

average of 2.5

$27,000 Plus ~$2,000 textbooks Optional international trip ~$3,000


simon fraser university

Segal Graduate School 500 Granville Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 1W6

Beedie school of Business

Graduate ProGrams
SFUs Beedie School of Business is accredited by both AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). Only 50 business schools worldwide carry both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation. The Beedie School of Business is signatory to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Printed April 2011. For the most current program information, please check our website.