Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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An MBA that fits you!


MBA number 9 in the world for sustainability

The Lang MBA is an online/on-site program designed for experienced business leaders who wish to catapult their careers. The program is designed to take your already extensive business knowledge and skills and enhance them even further. You will master key business functions including operations, communications, leadership and finance, helping you build a solid base of knowledge and expertise. Our goal is to enhance your leadership and management skills that you can use today and for the rest of your career. 

The program's three specializations which draw upon the University of Guelph’s strengths in Food and Agribusiness Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Sustainable Commerce. Our faculty have developed relevant research and possess significant industry experience that will have you delving deep into specialized, industry-specific topics taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. You can be sure that the concepts you learn in the Lang MBA are important to your industry and will make you your organization’s next “rock star!"

The sustainable business specialization was recently ranked as one of the world's top programs for its focus on sustainability via Corporate Knights.


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The best of both worlds

We know it is difficult to find time in your busy schedule to complete an on-site MBA. And strictly online MBA’s don’t allow you to fully immerse yourself in course content. That’s why we combine intensive on-site experiences with interactive, online learning. The Lang MBA gives you the flexibility to complete the program on your own schedule as well as benefit from the face-to-face interactions with your fellow peers and faculty. 

Online learning

There are no online message boards or chat rooms you will be graded on, so you will not feel “chained to your computer”. Rather, we mail you your reading materials for you to delve into at your own pace. You can expect anywhere between 20 - 25 hours each week during the online portion of the coursework.

On-site learning

Imagine a week-long networking opportunity that goes further than a simple business card exchange. The on-site residential experiences provide a career defining opportunity for you to learn from faculty who have significant industry experience and have developed industry-changing research. Just as important, you will tackle your coursework with your peers who are in diverse, yet complementary industries. This collaborative process is crucial to our learning approach. You will not only learn new strategies and skills relevant to your career, you will also make connections with your classmates and faculty that will last a lifetime. 


An MBA with impactful ROI


of our alumni say the U of G MBA program helped expand their career options
of students recommend the U of G MBA
of our alumni are making over $100,000


Link to YouTube video on program flexibility

We believe education shouldn’t be offered in one-dimensional settings. The Lang MBA combines online learning with brief, intensive and interactive on-site experiences in Guelph, Ontario, allowing you to learn and complete course content around your busy life. We also provide two unique ways of completing your MBA degree, either through a major research project OR by taking two additional courses. This allows you to tailor your program to meet your needs. Watch our video to learn more about the flexibility of our MBA program.

Program Schedule

  • The MBA starts with an on-site residential experience (11days) where you will start your coursework and connect with your fellow classmates.
  • After your residential experience, you continue your coursework online. You complete a total of nine core online courses.
  • During your second residential experience (10 days), you start your specialized courses that continue on our online platform. You complete a total of three specialized courses. 
  • Following your specialized coursework, you will start your major research project or select two additional courses.
  • Your MBA concludesfollowing a final residential experience (5 days).

View a sample schedule for the MBA program

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Application Deadline Date: 

November 22, 2019 

Program Start Date: 

May 6, 2020


The fee for the MBA program is $40,607.37* and covers everything you need to successfully complete the program, including:

  • Tuition for all courses, both online and during your on-site residential experiences.
  • Meals/beverages and accommodation during your on-site residential experiences.
  • Textbooks and course materials.
  • Supporting materials.

We offer plenty of options to help finance your degree. We are pleased to offer a number of entrance and in-course scholarships.

More information on scholarships and financing your degree.