Executive MBA

Lead with evidence.

Reach your full leadership potential.

Get real-world international experience.

Finish faster.

The Sobey School of Business Executive MBA develops your global perspective, and gives you a cutting-edge toolkit to help you evaluate information and make better decisions — in just 16 months. Accelerate your leadership now.

We are now accepting applications for a September 2021 start. 


What makes the Sobey Executive MBA the right choice for you?

With the Sobey Executive MBA, you’ll cover similar material and earn the same degree as a traditional MBA, but with so much more. Our program incorporates an Evidence-Based Management (EBM) approach. EBM is a significant and growing field, and we are proud to be early adopters. Learn more.

We are proud to announce that in March, 2020 our program became the first in Canada to achieve silver accreditation from the Centre for Evidence-Based Management.

We were ranked #5 across Canada in 2017 by Ivy Exec, and we’re one of only a handful of EMBA programs in Canada accredited by AACSB International.

Experience the Sobey Executive MBA advantage.

  • Enjoy the convenience of in-person and online sessions.
  • Gain a global perspective and international business skills with our unique International Trade Mission.
  • Make better decisions by incorporating Evidence-Based Management principles and approaches to solving organizational problems.

Earn an executive credential that propels your career.

  • Join a cohort of your peers from across industries.
  • Learn current, relevant approaches and practices.
  • Demonstrate your leadership capacity.
  • Multiply your value to your employer.
  • Connect with an active network of more than 650 Sobey EMBA alumni.

Sneak peek: 

The Sobey School of Business is developing Atlantic Canada’s FIRST Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA) program.

The NEW Sobey EDBA

Earn the highest professional-level academic credential for senior leaders in business practice.

Complete your doctorate in four years with our carefully designed hybrid curriculum – in the comfort of your own home or office, and on the Saint Mary’s University campus in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. You’ll have access in person and online to the best faculty, research facilities, technology, and support available.

Use an evidence-based approach to conduct practice-oriented research and achieve breakthrough practice.

Have questions about executive education at Sobey School of Business?
Get in touch! 

Please contact emba@smu.ca.