STG, Management, Master of Business Administration / Master of Global Affairs

STG MBA / MGA: Introduction

​​​​​​​Overview

The ​ Combined Degree Program (CDP): ​STG, Management, Master of Business Administration / Master of Global Affairs is designed for students interested in ​​studying the intersections of business and global affairs. The CDP permits the completion of both degrees in three years rather than the four years it would take to acquire them independently.

For a general description of CDPs, see General Regulations section 1.4​​.3​.

​​Contact

Management, Master of Business Administration / Master of Global Affairs Program
Web: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/mga/joint-degrees/master-of-glob​al-affairs-mba

Master of Business Administration Program
Rotman School of Management
Email: lynda.paterson@rotman.utoronto.ca

Master of Global Affairs Program
Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Email: mga@utoronto.ca

STG MBA / MGA: Application Process

  • ​Applicants must apply to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, the Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program, and the CDP.

  • Applicants must gain independent admission to both the MBA and MGA programs before they may be considered for admission to the CDP. Alternatively, applicants may apply to the MBA program and CDP in Year 1 of the MGA program.

STG MBA / MGA: Requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, the MBA program, and the MGA program.

  • Applicants to the MBA program must meet the following admission requirements:

    • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

    • A satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE; General Test). Test results are valid for five years.

    • The minimum two-year work experience requirement will be waived for CDP applicants.

    • The Full-Time MBA program starts annually in August. Applicants to the full-time program are encouraged to apply as per the deadline dates (beginning in October with a final deadline in May).

  • Applicants to the MGA program must meet the following admission requirements:

    • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a minimum standing in the final year equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+.

    • The program is open to all disciplinary backgrounds.

Academic Path to Completion

Every CDP involves a specific combination of approved degree programs. The CDP requirements build on those of the two separate degree programs. Each CDP has a unique pattern of academic activity year by year.

Year Progression Specific Requirements
1

 

  • 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in global affairs with a minimum B+ standing.
  • 4.5 FCEs in global affairs: GLA 1001H, GLA 1003H, GLA 1005H, GLA 1006H, GLA 1009H, GLA 1010H, GLA 1011H, ​GLA 1012H, GLA 1014H.
  • 0.5 FCE (GLA 1007H) to be taken in the Summer session.
2
  • 5.67 FCEs in management with a minimum B+ standing.
  • 4.17 FCEs in management: RSM 1165H, RSM 1201H, RSM 1210H, RSM 1211H, RSM 1215H, RSM 1220H, RSM 1222H, RSM 1231H, RSM 1232H, RSM 1240H, RSM 1250H, RSM 1260H, RSM 1282H.
  • 1.5 FCEs in management electives from the 2000-level MBA course list.
  • Specific restrictions apply for students who wish to take MBA experiential learning courses. Please refer to the MBA program requirements for more information.
3
  • 3.0 FCEs in management.
  • 3.0 FCEs in global affairs.
  • 0.5 FCEs in management: RSM 1160H, RSM 1213H.

  • 2.5 FCEs in management electives from the 2000-level MBA course list.
  • ​2.5 FCEs in global affairs electives.
  • 0.5 FCE: GLA 2000H Capstone Seminar (required course).

To participate in the Rotman Student Exchange Program, students must get permission from both programs. Students in the CDP can only participate in the Rotman Exchange program and not the MGA Exchange Program. No MGA course requirements can be met while​ on exchange. While on exchange, students must take the equivalent of five elective courses (2.5 FCEs) to meet their MBA elective requirements.

Program Length

3 years

Time Limit

4 years