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Contact Admissions

Thinking of applying to one of our programs, but have a few questions before you start your application?  Schedule a telephone or face-to-face appointment with a member of our team.  We would be happy to discuss our programs with you in greater detail.

Book a pre-assessment appointment

You may also wish to view our Admissions Requirements video for more details.

Frequently asked questions about the Lang MBA and MA in Leadership programs:

How much does the MBA or MA in Leadership program cost?

Both MBA and MA in Leadership programs allow you to quickly realize your return on investment. Tuition fees vary based on program as well as whether the student is domestic or international. Tuition costs include all books and materials used in the courses as well as your expenses during your residential stay in Guelph (accomodations and meals). The program fee is designed to be all-inclusive in nature. For example, if a student elects to not stay on-site during the residential week course there is no adjustment to the fees billed. 

How long will it take to complete my degree?

The length of the program is two years. There are two on-site residential periods during the program with the remaining courses delivered online through our Courselink platform.

How long are the on-site residential periods?


The length of the on-site residential periods for the MBA program are as follows:

  • First residential period is 11 days
  • Second residential period is 10 days
  • Third residential period is five days

MA in Leadership

Both on-site residential periods for the MA in Leadership program are seven days in length where you will complete one course during each week. The program is designed to be completed while you are employed full-time, however you are expected to commit 20 - 25 hours a week to complete your studies.

How many courses am I required to take?

The MBA is comprised of nine core courses, three specialized courses, and the completion of either a Major Research Paper (MRP) or two additional electives.

The MA in Leadership program is comprised of eight core courses and the completion of either a Major Research Paper (MRP) or two additional electives.