Concordia University

MBA in Investment Management, with complete CFA® integration

The world's only MBA that fully integrates the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Body of Knowledge™ into its curriculum -  in Montreal & Toronto

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Beth Hamilton-Keen Watch the video: Guest of honour at JMSB’s 2016 MBA with Complete CFA® Integration Graduation Banquet, Beth Hamilton-Keen, CFA, discusses the special relationship that Concordia University has with the CFA Institute.

Offered through Concordia's Goodman Institute of Investment Management, this program's combined curriculum permits students to study towards two world-recognized designations simultaneously. Offered in Toronto and Montreal, our program prepares students to write all three levels of the CFA® exams while completing an MBA. Courses are taught Wednesdays from 6:30 - 9:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm in order to accommodate students’ work schedules.

CFA Designation


Regarded as a passport to entry or advancement within the investment management profession, the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation is recognized worldwide as the gold standard of the business community and is synonymous with the highest level of competence, investment knowledge, professional ethics and corporate standards.

To earn the CFA charter, students must fulfill all CFA Institute requirements. For more information on these requirements, please consult the CFA Institute's website.

Student profile 

  • Average age: 26
  • Average work experience: 2 years
  • Female students: 25%
  • International students: 36%
  • Employed while in the program: 70%

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International students

After graduation international students may be eligible for a 3 year work permit in Canada. Learn more.

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