HEC Montréal - Canada - North American MBA
Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal quickly became one of the top locations for management training and research in Canada. It was the first management school in North America to hold the three most prestigious accreditations in the world in management teaching: AACSB International (USA), EQUIS (Europe) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA) in the United Kingdom.Request a brochure
The School's faculty numbers 270 professors and 500 lecturers trained at the world's leading universities. HEC Montréal welcomes some 12,200 students, close to 33.7% of whom come from outside Quebec.
Its one-year MBA is listed in some of the world's most prestigious rankings: Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes,
AméricaEconomía, Expansión and Poets & Quants.
Focusing on practice, its teaching methods prepare managers to apply their skills in a complex environment while taking into account all facets of organizational management. In addition to fostering teamwork, the learning process involves the case method, role-playing games, individual and group oral presentations, and computer simulations. In addition, business leaders interact with students in classes and during school sponsored debates and conferences.
Offered in English and in French, this world-class program delivers an outstanding value, with exceptionally competitive tuition fees and a great ROI.
Students have access to generous scholarships, a stellar placement rate (91% 6 months after graduation), an extensive network of lasting contacts (70 000 graduates around the world), and the possibility of a multilingual, multicultural experience in a great city.
Starting in May 2014, the MBA program has a new calendar from May to May and a new application rounds: June 1st, September 1st, October 15 and January 15. International students are encouraged to apply before the January round.
Online information sessions are offered periodically: www.hec.ca/en/programs_training/mba/choose/mba_info.html
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Program InfoType of Course: 1-year MBA: full time, in English or French. 2-year MBA: part time, in French
Accreditations: AACSB International, AMBA, EQUIS
Ranking: HEC Montréal is listed in some of the world’s most prestigious rankings: Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, AméricaEconomía, Expansión and Poets & Quants.
Starting Dates: May 2014
Length of Course: full time: 54 weeks
Application Deadlines: in 4 rounds: June 1st, September 1st, October 15 and January 15.
Student BodyNumber of nationalities: 21 Mother tongues represented; 26 countries of origin.
Average Age: 31
Business: 36 %
Engineering: 39 %
Social sciences: 13 %
Health and pure and applied sciences 12 %
Length of Work Experience:
Average 7 years
Minimum 3 years
- Undergraduate degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in any field
- Admission test: GMAT or TAGE-MAGE
- English language proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS or HECTOPE (test administered at HEC Montréal)
- 3 years of relevant full-time professional work experience.
- 2 letters of recommendation (one from an employer)
- 4 essay questions: responses to enable selection committee to better understand who you are, what your goals and motivations are for doing an MBA, your passions and accomplishments.
CostsTuition fees: International students 32,000 USD; Canadian residents outside Quebec 15,000 USD; Quebec residents 7,700 USD
Budget: approximately 22,000 USD for the year, including housing, living expenses, health insurance, purchase of a portable computer and books, etc.
Address: HEC Montréal
3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Telephone: + 1 514 340 6151
Fax: + 1 514 340 5640
Dean: Michel Patry
MBA program director: Michael Wybo
MBA admissions director: Julie Benoit