The Kellogg/Schulich Executive MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was ranked sixth in the world in the category of Joint Programs in the recently released QS Global EMBA Rankings.
The Kellogg/Schulich Executive MBA program received an overall score of 95.5 per cent, placing closely behind the No. 1 ranked joint EMBA-Global Asia program offered by Columbia Business School, the University of Hong Kong Business School and London Business School; as well as the TRIUM Global EMBA program offered by the Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and HEC Paris; and the EMBA-Global Americas and Europe program offered by Columbia Business School and London Business School.
The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA partner schools in the Kellogg network also ranked highly. The Kellogg/HKUST EMBA program, based in Hong Kong, ranked second overall, and the Kellogg/WHU EMBA program, based in Germany, ranked eighth.
In conducting the ranking, QS evaluated more than 150 schools from over 30 countries. The ranking measures EMBA programs in the following categories:
- Employer Reputation, based on the responses of hundreds of thousands of global employers between 2012 and 2017 (worth 30 per cent of the total score);
- Academic Reputation, based on the responses of nearly 200,000 academics from 60 countries between 2012 and 2017 (worth 25 per cent of the total score);
- Career Outcomes, which measures average salary increase post-graduation and the per cent of the class receiving promotions within 12 months of graduation (worth 20 per cent of the total score);
- Executive Profile, which measures average years of overall work experience, average years of work experience at the managerial level and the per cent of the class with C-suite experience (worth 15 per cent of the total score); and
- Diversity, which measures the percentage of women students and the total number of different nationalities in the program (worth 10 per cent of the total score).
The Kellogg/Schulich Executive MBA received the following scores:
- 96.8 per cent in the Academic Reputation category;
- 95.4 per cent in the Employer Reputation category;
- 90 per cent in the Career Outcomes category, with a score of 100 per cent in the sub-category of Promotions;
- 93.3 per cent in the Executive Profile category, with a score of 100 per cent in the Managerial Work Experience sub-category, and a score of 100 per cent in the C-Suite Experience sub-category; and
- 100 per cent in the category of Diversity.
- Among all joint programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program ranked third in the world in Career Outcomes and first in the world in Diversity.
The QS ranking results mirror a number of other top ranking results attained by the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program over the years. The program is currently ranked fifth in the world by The Economist and was ranked No. 1 in the world in the previous ranking conducted by The Economist. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London for 11 consecutive years.
QS is the world’s leading global career and education network and publishes a number of rankings, including the QS World University Rankings.
Go online for complete details about the QS EMBA Rankings.