Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences

General Information

For additional information about important dates and times, please consult the Rotman HUB.

Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences (GEMBA-HLS) is a full-time program offered to working professionals in 18 months over 5 academic terms and structured in 6 modules.

Rules and regulations for the Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences program are governed by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) at the University of Toronto. The regulations of SGS are applicable, but not limited to, all matters relating to academic standards, examinations, course enrollment, and academic integrity. The SGS Calendar is available online.

GEMBA-HLS students must comply and adhere to the same academic standards as the Full-Time and Morning/Evening MBA students. For the purpose of this website, MBA and GEMBA-HLS are used interchangeably and the term University refers to the University of Toronto.

The Managing Director, Professional MBA Programs is responsible for all aspects of the GEMBA-HLS program and works closely with the Academic Director; the Vice-Dean, MBA Programs; and the Dean of the Rotman School of Management to ensure a high quality student experience for all.

Curriculum

Curriculum information is available at Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences Curriculum.

Fees and Registration

A student is considered to be registered once they confirm their acceptance to the program and are up-to-date in program fee payments. As a registered student, the student agrees to abide by all academic and non-academic policies, rules and regulations of the University and their academic division as set out in the online handbooks, and to ensure the accuracy of personal information (e.g. current mailing address, telephone number) is maintained.

GEMBA-HLS 3 (Students who started in Fall 2020)

Beginning with the students starting their studies in Fall 2020, fees for the GEMBA-HLS program are billed and collected through ACORN.

Sessional Registration and Billing

Registration is done at the beginning of each academic session. All GEMBA-HLS 3 students must make arrangements for payment of their fees prior to the start of each academic session (i.e. Fall, Winter, and Summer), by the fees deadline. In order for students to be considered registered in the program, the full session fees of academic, ancillary and incidental fees, and all any arrears as stated on the fees invoice must be paid by the fees deadline.

As a registered student, the student agrees to abide by all academic and non-academic policies; rules and regulations of the University and their academic division as set out in the divisional calendar; and to ensure that the accuracy of personal information (e.g. current mailing address, telephone number) is maintained.

Rotman School students may receive messages from other divisions of the University of Toronto, such as the School of Graduate Studies and Student Accounts, regarding fees and deadlines. Please refer to the payment schedules provided by the Rotman School Office of the Registrar and Academic Services (RO) emails, as this information is specific to your program.

GEMBA-HLS 3 Fees

The following tables are estimates. Please refer to the University of Toronto’s Planning & Budget website for the most accurate and up-to-date fees schedules. All fees are presented in Canadian dollars.

ACORN SessionProgram Fee
Fall 2020$24,553
Winter 2021$36,830
Summer 2021$14,732
Fall 2021$14,732
Winter 2022$19,643
Total$110,490

In addition to the annual program fees noted above, students are required to submit payment for University mandatory incidental fees and Rotman ancillary fees. The University incidental fees amount to approximately $837 per term, including campus fees; student society fees;and University of Toronto Graduate Student Union health and dental plans. Additional details, information, and finalized amounts will be updated as available and found on your fees invoice.

The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) fee will automatically be added to fees invoices for International students only.

Note: The annual program fee, University incidental fees, and Rotman ancillary fees are set by the University and are subject to change. The University incidental fees amount noted above for future academic years are subject to approval by the Governing Council’s annual meeting each May.

Other Fees

For information on other fees, including Health Insurance fees, please see the Finances, Fees, and Taxes section of this website.

Fee Payment

Fee payment information can be found on the Finances, Fees, and Taxes section of this website.

Questions regarding how to Register Without Payment may be directed to the Registrar’s Office.

GEMBA-HLS 2 (Students who started prior to Fall 2020)

GEMBA-HLS 2 Fees

The program fee structure for students who entered the GEMBA-HLS program prior to 2020 is payable as outlined on your invoice according to the following schedule. All fees are non-refundable.

  • Deposit due on or before deposit due date
  • First installment on or before October 7, 2019
  • Second installment on or before February 10, 2020
  • Third installment on or before October 8, 2020
  • Fourth installment on or before April 30, 2021

Program fees include tuition; study materials (including electronic textbooks); accommodations; breakfast, lunches and breaks during Toronto Modules; and lunches and breaks on class days at international modules.

Late Penalties Fees

All outstanding balances, regardless of the source of the payment, are subject to a service charge of 1.5% per month compounded (19.56% per annum), assessed on the 15th of each month until payment is made in full. Program Administration reserves the right to suspend those in arrears from participating in future classes.

Other Fees

For information on other fees, including Health Insurance fees, please see the Finances, Fees, and Taxes section of this website.

Fee Payment

Fee payment information can be found on the Finances, Fees, and Taxes section of this website.

Questions regarding how to Register Without Payment may be directed to the Registrar’s Office.

Support

Career Services

The following guidelines have been established to create a positive experience with Rotman Career Services for Working Professionals. Adherence to these policies will both strengthen the relationships we have with our alumni and broader networks as well as protect our professional reputation. We encourage Rotman GEMBA-HLS students to make productive connections with classmates, faculty, alumni, and corporate guests. Thank you in advance for continuing to promote the strong Rotman brand through your interactions with the business community.

Student Information

Students will ensure that all information provided to the Assistant Director, Career Services and to potential employers in all written and verbal correspondence will be honest, accurate and complete. This includes (but is not limited to) information related to the following: résumés, cover letters, transcripts, employment information, interviews, and job offer data. All information shared with the Assistant Director, Career Services is confidential and any data requested and collected is used in an aggregate format for reporting purposes.

Career Services Sessions/Workshops

Students are expected to exhibit professionalism in signing up for and attending all career related sessions as follows:

  • Students unable to attend must cancel at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Business attire is expected, unless otherwise stated.
  • Arrive on time and plan to stay for the entire presentation.

Program Directory

The faculty and administrative staff at Rotman are dedicated to supporting the efforts of each individual student to realize his or her fullest potential. The staff in the Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences Recruitment & Admissions OfficeOffice of Student EngagementRegistrar’s OfficeCareer Centre, and Career Services for Working Professionals Office are available for consultation on all matters relating to the Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences program, including admissions; enrollment; registration; grade or course issues; financial assistance; international programs; career development opportunities; or special advising.

Academic Directors: Brian Golden and William Mitchell
Managing Director, Professional Programs: Sean Corbishley
Director, Student Life Programs and Services: Dana Andrews
Associate Director, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and Life Sciences: Gustavo Luna
Program Manager, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and Life Sciences: Lars Fonteyne
Director, Recruiting and Admissions: Shawn Park
Assistant Director, Recruiting and Admissions: Anna Brady
Recruiting and Admissions Officer: Lisha Guo
Director, Career Services: Lyla Korhani
Senior Consultant, Leadership Development: Katie Armstrong
Career Services Coordinator: Simone Weir

Last Updated: 2021-05-12 @ 2:34 pm