‘Financial Times’ ranks Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA No. 1 in Canada

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The Financial Times of London has ranked the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA (EMBA) at York University the No. 1 EMBA program in Canada. The 2020 Financial Times ranking marks the 13th time that the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Canada during the 14 years it has participated in the ranking.

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program was ranked 37th globally and placed 10th among programs based in North America in this year’s Financial Times ranking. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program finished ahead of Stern and Michigan, and behind UCLA and Cambridge.

Detlev Zwick
Schulich Dean Detlev Zwick

Among Canadian-based programs, the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA placed ahead of the Cornell-Queen’s EMBA, which ranked 46th; the Rotman School of Management, which ranked 50th; the Ivey EMBA, which ranked 60th; and the Queen’s EMBA, which ranked 81st.

For complete details regarding the 2020 Financial Times EMBA ranking visit http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/executive-mba-ranking-2020.

Other survey highlights

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA also ranked among the top 25 in the world in the following categories:

  • 16th in the world in the “International Course Experience” category, which measures the percentage of classroom teaching hours that are conducted outside the country in which the business school is located;
  • 19th in the world in the “Research” category, which measures the number of articles published by the faculty in leading academic and business practitioner journals; and
  • 24th in the world in the “Work Experience” category, which measures the seniority and years of work experience of the EMBA program’s students.

The Kellogg global network of EMBA partner schools collectively performed very well in this year’s ranking, with the Kellogg-Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) EMBA Program placing first overall, the Kellogg-WHU Beisheim EMBA Program based in Germany ranking 16th, and the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program placing 37th.

“We’re delighted to have once again been ranked the No. 1 EMBA program in Canada and one of the top EMBA programs in the world,” said Schulich Dean Detlev Zwick.

The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program has also been ranked No. 1 in the world and among the top 10 in the world by The Economist in the three global EMBA rankings it has conducted, and was the top-ranked program in Canada in each of those rankings. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA Program was ranked No. 4 in the world among joint programs by QS Global EMBA in its 2020 global ranking.