Master of Science in Management

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Western University’s Ivey Business School is Canada’s leading provider of real-world, case-based business education.

Drawing on extensive research and business experience, Ivey faculty provide the best classroom experience, equipping students, through Case-Method Learning, with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle today's leadership challenges. Beyond the classroom, Ivey students gain a global perspective on business issues, through international study trips, exchanges and practicums.

The Ivey Business School offers a full-time Master of Science in Management with streams in Business Analytics, Digital Management or International Business. All offer Ivey Leadership Essentials as a common course.

Business Analytics

This program focuses on business analytics, an analytics practicum (IAL) and opportunity to take four general or focused electives. Ivey Leadership Essentials is a common core course. Program overview

Digital Management

This program focuses on digital management, digital transformation, entrepreneurship, immersive summer studio experience (IDL) and an opportunity to take four general or focused electives. Program overview

International Business

This program focuses on international business; an overseas global lab work experience (IGL), with an opportunity to take five general or focused electives. Program overview

Programs are 16 months in length and begin in either January or September.

Students interested in learning more about the Master of Science in Management should visit the Ivey Business School website and contact John-Derek Clarke, Executive Director, Masters Programs Recruitment and Admissions.

How to apply

  • Applications for the September cohort are accepted until July in the year prior to of the Program start.
  • Applications for the January cohort are accepted until October prior to the Program start. For more information visit the program website. and contact John-Derek Clarke, Executive Director, Masters Programs Recruitment and Admissions.

Approval Process

  1. An application to the Vice Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education and Chair of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program Competence Committee must initially be filed by the MD student to request a one-year Academic Leave of Absence.

  2. The MD Program Competence Committee will review the application to reach a decision.

  3. The student application must include:
    1. Personal Letter of Intent to apply for enrolment in the Ivey Master Program
    2. Professional Curriculum Vitae
    3. Letter of support from Learner Experience Decanal Lead
    4. Letter of support from the student’s Academic Coach

  4. The MD Program Competency Committee will make a recommendation to the Vice Dean Undergraduate Medical Education for endorsement of a one year Academic Leave of Absence.

    1. All Academic Leaves must be approved by the Vice Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education (UME).
    2. The Chair of MD Program Competence Committee will notify the Vice Dean, UME in writing of the documents of intent from applicant and the decision of the Competence Committee.
    3. The Vice Dean, UME will review all information and may request to meet with the student.
    4. The Vice Dean, UME will reach a decision to support or deny the requested Academic Leave.
    5. A decision of support or denial will be communicated to the student in a letter signed by the Vice Dean, UME.
    6. All documents will be filed with the MD Program student file.
Contact: Dr. Shannon Venance, Vice Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education.

Timelines

Timelines vary depending on the program. Please visit the Ivey Business School website for more details.

Financial Support

No financial support is offered for these options.

FAQs

What would this program add to MD Learning?

Data management and analytics are growing in being key strategic processes that support success in health care. Students who aspire to leadership roles in health care can consider these in light of their career goals.

Medicine operates in a global health care network, as demonstrated by the COVID Pandemic. Students who aspire to a future leadership role in business or medicine that involves multinational divisions or affiliates would benefit from one of these courses.