Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GEMBA)

Program Overview

Offered by two leading business schools, the Rotman-SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA is a transformative program with a highly personalized focus on leadership development.


Quick Facts

Domestic International
Application deadline MBA (GEMBA):

Round 1: December 18th, 2023

Round 2: March 11th, 2024

Round 3: June 5th, 2024

Round 4: September 8th 2024

 

MBA (GEMBA):

Round 1: December 18th, 2023

Round 2: March 11th, 2024

Round 3: June 5th, 2024

Round 4: September 8th 2024

* All international applicants are highly encouraged to apply by Round Three in order to ensure ample time for visa processing after accepting the offer of admission.

Minimum admission average MBA (GEMBA):

A minimum GPA of 3.0 or a mid-B average in the final year of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

MBA (GEMBA):

A minimum GPA of 3.0 or a mid-B average in the final year of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD? MBA (GEMBA):

N/A

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N/A

Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MBA (GEMBA):

N/A

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N/A

If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MBA (GEMBA):

N/A

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N/A

Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MBA (GEMBA):

N/A

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N/A

Are any standardized tests required/recommended? MBA (GEMBA):

Applicants must obtain either a satisfactory score for the Rotman Executive MBA Diagnostic Tool (EDT), the SDA Bocconi diagnostic test, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE; General Test).

MBA (GEMBA):

Applicants must obtain either a satisfactory score for the Executive MBA Diagnostic Tool (EDT), the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE; General Test); IELTS/TOEFL (if required).


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