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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose an EMBA?

By choosing an EMBA program, you will be able to continue working while pursuing your degree, and the condensed schedule means you will complete your studies within 14 months. The EMBA also places you face to face with peers in diverse fields who are interested in similar ideas and have similar goals, owing to the unique content of the EMBA in Digital Transformation. This enables focused content, a more engaging experience and a network that will last a lifetime.

How long is the program?

The EMBA in Digital Transformation is a 14-month commitment, beginning in July and finishing in September the following year. The majority of the program is online with four in-person residencies in October (Module 1), February (Module 2 – Palo Alto), May (Module 3), and September (Module 4).

Where will I stay during my studies?

Students will stay at the Hilton Homewood Suites and/or Hilton Garden Inn in Burlington (Modules 1, 3 and 4) and Palo Alto (Module 2).

Can international students apply?

Yes, in fact, we encourage it! Online work means you’ll always be connected with your classmates and the residency format ensures ease in scheduling travel for the face-to-face components during each Module. International students will require a study permit; more information can be found on the Government of Canada website. Please note: It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure travel and entry into Canada/the United States (during Module 2); we cannot advise in any official capacity on visas, permits, or any other immigration concerns.

How much is tuition and what is included?

Tuition is set at $92,000 CAD and is inclusive of course materials, accommodation, some meals, and transportation during the module (site visits, shuttle to/from hotel, etc.). This cost does not include transportation to/from your home residence, e.g. flights, busses, train, etc.

What will the time commitment be between residencies?

Though it will vary by course and instructor, a conservative estimate is 15-20 hours per week spent on learning and assignments between each residency.

What documents are required to apply?

All applicants will submit a current resume/CV along with two professional references, an employer letter of support, and official post-secondary transcripts.

What are the language requirements?

Due to the high-level nature of instruction in the program, international candidates may need to supply IELTS or TOEFL scores if they do not meet certain criteria (e.g. if you have not lived in an English-speaking country for four or more years, or if English was not the primary language of instruction for at least three years of your post-secondary education).

Our score requirements:

IELTS – minimum 7.0 in each section (average score 7.0 or higher)
TOEFL – minimum 25 in each section (average score 100 or higher)

How can I know if this is the right program for me?

We’ll help you find out. Simply submit your resume by e-mail to A member of our team will contact you to discuss your qualifications and goals and determine the next steps.

You can also learn more by attend one of our webinars or in-person info sessions; check the calendar on the sidebar for more details.

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