MBA (Investment Management Option)
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Investment Management (MIM)Offered by:
John Molson School of Business
Why pursue an MBA with Complete CFA® Integration?
Financial service experts understand that in order to succeed in the investment management industry, obtaining the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a must. By combining the CFA credential with an MBA focused on a comprehensive business education, candidates are setting themselves up for highly successful careers as corporate leaders. We need scholars and financial professionals with strong academic backgrounds to investigate the realities of investor psychology and financial markets in order to better assist clients achieve their investment objectives.
The MBA with Complete CFA Integration provides you with an opportunity to pursue two world-recognized designations simultaneously. Courses are offered in Toronto and Montreal, giving you the benefits of a full-time program with the flexibility of a part-time schedule. This structure allows 70 per cent of our cohort to work while they study, allowing them to continue to accumulate the four years of work experience required to earn the CFA charter.
Our program is partnered with the CFA Institute, enabling you to take advantage of the latest material the global association has to offer. Along with faculty members that are at the forefront of academic research and investment management practices, our curriculum ensures that students have pass rates that often double the worldwide average.
Requirements for the Degree and Program Procedures
To earn the Master of Business Administration (Investment Management option) degree from Concordia University, the student must successfully complete 57 credits and must pass Level I of the CFA® exams. Students are expected to complete the degree in no more than five years from the year of initial registration in the program.
Please consult the graduate calendar for complete details.
Admission requirements summary:
- An undergraduate degree (GPA 3.0/4.3 or higher, or equivalent)
Total education should equal 16 years, including the bachelor’s degree accepted as equivalent by the Council for Graduate Studies. See a listing of international equivalencies.
- A Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)* score of 550 or higher
*GMAT is waived for candidates who have passed the CFA Level 1 exam
- Minimum English Proficiency Score
- TOEFL iBT overall score 95 and no part under 20
- IELTS (Academic) overall band score 7.0 and no part under 6.5
Note: there is no minimum work experience requirement
|Investment Management||MBA||July 15*
March 1* (int.)
|*Applications will be considered as long as space is available.|