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Graduate Programs

In addition to its four MBA programs, Smith School of Business offers several other graduate programs. These programs can be divided into two groups — research-based programs and professional programs.

Research-Based Programs

Smith MSc and PhD programs offer students the opportunity to develop critical thinking and research skills and delve deeply into specific topics within their area of interest. These programs prepare graduates for an academic or research-oriented career.

Master of Science in Management

If you have an eye on future doctoral studies or a career in research, consider the Smith MSc. This 12-month program provides an advanced-level conceptual foundation in your chosen field. Focus on research in one of nine fields of study: accounting, analytics, business economics, finance, international business, management information systems, marketing, organization behavior, and strategy.

Doctoral Program in Management

Individually tailored, our doctoral program features challenging courses, research opportunities, and the preparation and defense of a thesis on an original topic. Hone your analytic and research skills and be equipped with the tools to generate advanced research while collaborating closely with leading faculty members to develop rich insights.

Professional Programs

These Smith Master’s programs provide extensive practical training, and are designed to prepare graduates for a professional career in a specific functional area of business management, including Finance, International Business, Analytics or Accounting.

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Master of Management Analytics

The essential degree for the world of data. Realizing the promise of data analytics requires businesspeople who can find the opportunity in the numbers. Master the essential strategies for applying analytics to business needs and harness the incredible power of data.

Available in person (downtown Toronto) or via blended learning.

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Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence

Harnessing AI’s potential for competitive performance requires a new type of professional. One who not only understands the capacity of the science but has the expertise to apply it to organizational needs and strategies, and who can navigate the ethical, economic and societal implications. Study while you work in this 12-month program at SmithToronto.

Master of Digital Product Management

The Master of Digital Product Management is a 12-month program built for digital changemakers. Balancing business and technology, this program – in partnership with Queen’s School of Computing – covers all activities in the digital product management lifecycle. You’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to manage digitalization initiatives within your organization in any industry.

Master of Financial Innovation & Technology

The Master of Financial Innovation & Technology is a 12-month program that addresses the need in the financial sector for leaders with a solid understanding of finance, as well as data science and machine learning. You'll benefit by learning from expert faculty using real world corporate data sets.

Master of Finance - Toronto

The Master of Finance - Toronto is conveniently based at SmithToronto, enabling you to earn a Master’s degree in Finance in one year, while you continue to work. Developed in partnership with the CFA Institute, this intensive program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to move quickly from theory to real-world application.

Master of Finance - Beijing

The Master of Finance - Beijing program is offered at the prestigious Renmin University's School of Finance in Beijing, China. Classes are taught in English by outstanding faculty from both schools. The program enables you to earn a Master of Finance degree in one year, while you continue to work.

Master of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This 12-month, full-time program is offered in partnership with Smith Engineering and can be completed from anywhere in Canada. The MMIE is specifically designed for those who will start, grow or drive new ventures whether in a startup or inside a corporation: entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, adventurers and social innovators.

Master of International Business

The Master of International Business program is an incomparable learning experience for people with international business aspirations that offers a global business curriculum and an international exchange. The program offers both single and double degree options. This is a direct-entry program requiring no previous full-time work experience.

Graduate Diploma Programs

Graduate Diploma in Business

This four-month program from May to August at Smith School of Business in Kingston, is designed for recent university graduates with a bachelor's degree in a non-business discipline. The knowledge and skills acquired in this program will prepare you for a broad range of careers, and credits earned can be applied towards a Full-time MBA and Master's degree programs.

Graduate Diploma in Accounting

This 13-week summer program at Smith School of Business in Kingston enables you to earn a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and take the fastest route to your CPA designation. Smith’s GDA provides an excellent opportunity to deepen your understanding and significantly expand your knowledge of accounting, while qualifying you for CPA certification in only 15 months.