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Tuition, Funding & Scholarships

Tuition for the EMBA in Digital Transformation 2019-2020 cohort is $89,000 CAD and includes:

  • All course material
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation within modules (to/from hotel and campus, site visits, etc.)
  • In-course meals and select event dinners

Tuition does not include airfare or any other transportation costs to or from module locations.

A $5,000 deposit is due within 10 business days of acceptance into the program. The remainder will be due in three installments of $28,000 prior to the start of Modules 1, 2 and 3. Installment dates for 2019-2020:

  • First installment: July 5, 2019
  • Second installment: January 3, 2020
  • Third installment: April 3, 2020

For information on how to make payments, visit McMaster’s Student Accounts & Cashiers website.

For individuals:

DeGroote EMBA in Digital Transformation Scholarships

Scholarships and instructions for the 2019-2020 cohort are listed below. The deadline to submit an application is June 1, 2019. Applications are only valid with an open (or completed) application and scholarships will only be awarded to enrolled EMBA students. If you have any questions, please contact

  • Women in Leadership – $10,000
    Awarded to one female student who has demonstrated exceptional professional and community leadership in business.
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership – $10,000
    Awarded to one student who has demonstrated excellence in entrepreneurial leadership.
  • Leadership in Healthcare – $10,000
    Awarded to one student who is a physician (or medical resident) and has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the health industry.

Tuition tax credit

If you are self-funding, tuition fees for the EMBA in Digital Transformation may be tax deductible. For details please consult the Canada Revenue Agency or your tax professional.

Lifelong Learning Plan

You or your spouse may be eligible to make tax-free withdrawals from your RRSPs (up to $20,000 each) under the Canada Revenue Agency’s Life Long Learning Plan. Please visit the LLP website for more information.

Student Line of Credit

Most banks offer student lines of credit with increased limits for professional programs, including Executive MBAs. Contact your financial institution to discuss which options are available to you.

For employers:

If you are paying for an employee to attend the EMBA in Digital Transformation, your organization may be eligible for certain tax deductions. Please consult with the Canada Revenue Agency or your accounting department for details and/or eligibility.

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