Financial Times ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA number one in Canada

Schulich School of Business

The Financial Times of London Monday ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the number one EMBA program in Canada and 11th among EMBA programs based in North America or involving North American schools.

This is the eighth year that Schulich has been eligible to participate in the Financial Times ranking and the eighth straight year that the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked number one in Canada.

Deszö Horváth
Deszö Horváth

“We’re proud to have been rated the number one EMBA program in Canada for the eighth year in a row by the Financial Times of London, as well as 11th in North America and among the top EMBA programs globally,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth.  

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program placed 11th in North America and 33rd globally in the 2014 Financial Times ranking, finishing ahead of the Stern School of Business at New York University, the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and the Cambridge Judge Business School, and just behind Columbia Business School and London Business School.

Among Canadian-based programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed ahead of the EMBA programs delivered by the Rotman School of Management, which ranked 45th; the Cornell-Queen’s EMBA, ranked 47th; the Ivey School of Business, ranked 48th; the Alberta-Haskayne EMBA (a joint program delivered by the University of Alberta School of Business and the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business), ranked 87th; and the Queen’s EMBA, which ranked 99th overall.

For complete details regarding the ranking, visit the Financial Times ranking website.

Other Survey Highlights

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA ranked among the top 20 in the world in the following categories:

  • 14th in the world in the “Research” category, which measures the number of articles published by the faculty in leading academic and business practitioner journals;
  • 16th in the world in the “International Students” category, which measures international diversity and experience in the classroom;
  • 16th in the world in the “International Course Experience” category, which measures the percentage of classroom teaching hours that are carried out in countries outside of the country where the program is located; and
  • 17th in the world in the “Work Experience” category, which measures the seniority and international experience of the EMBA program’s students.

Monday’s Financial Times survey marks the third straight ranking within the past month in which one of Schulich’s MBA or EMBA programs has been rated number one in Canada. Earlier this month, the school’s MBA program was ranked number one in the world in the field of responsible business by Corporate Knights magazine and its MBA program was ranked number one in Canada by The Economist.