At a Glance

The Management of Technology MBA is a dynamic mix of solid academic theory complemented by practical experience designed to mirror the challenging situations facing the technology and biotechnology sectors.

Leadership Intensive

The program begins with a week-long leadership intensive (four full days) focused on leadership skills, combining academic activities with personal and professional development workshops. This is an opportunity to meet the class and faculty, and establish a sense of team-building and community within the cohort. Please note that students will be required to take time off work for this first week.

Cohort Model of Education

The MOT MBA program is cohort-based for enhanced learning. Students spend the entire program with classmates whose business, cultural, and life experiences complement their own, and add immeasurably to the classroom experience.


The learning is collaborative, and the teaching based on cases and examples from the technology and biotechnology sectors. Work is done on both an individual and team basis. Teamwork promotes both leading and following, learning to manage complementary skills and diverse backgrounds to develop creative solutions to complex problems.


This program is best suited for those wishing to transition from scientific or technical roles or, as managers, signal their readiness for additional responsibilities. While the minimum work experience is four years, our students generally have approximately nine years of experience in the sector and are around 32 years of age.


Part-time classes start in September and finish in 24 months. Classes are Monday and Wednesday evenings, from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm (subject to change). Students will be required to take the first week off of work for their first intensive course. Further, there may be one additional intensive course scheduled each semester which will include full-day sessions.


All classes take place at the Segal Graduate School of Business, 500 Granville Street, in the heart of Vancouver’s business district.

Application Deadlines

The MOT program is a part-time program, which begins in September of each year. We are now accepting applications for September 2017 cohort.

The online applications will be accepted until May 31, 2017 (final round). You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed/admitted on an ongoing basis. Apply through our online application system. 

We recommend applying as early as possible, but if you are in need of some extra time and assistance, please contact our Admissions Associate Brian Chand directly at or 778.782.3552.

International applicants: please be aware that if you apply after April 1st, you may not get your study permit in time for this September start.

Qualification Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0/4.33 (B), or a grade point average of at least 3.33/4.33 (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.  A small number of applicants with extensive work experience may be considered without an undergraduate degree.  Each applicant in this category will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 
  • At least four years work experience, preferably in the technology or biotechnology sector (our current class average is nine years’ experience).
  • GMAT is required with a minimum score of 550 (MOT average is 630) with 5.0 AWA
  • Three letters of reference
  • Self Evaluation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English. Students whose first language is not English, or who obtained their undergraduate degree from an institution where the main language of instruction was not English, are required to take either the TOEFL or IELTS

Tuition (Fall 2016)

Tuition for 2016-2017 academic year: 
Domestic Tuition (Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents): $35,000*.
International Tuition: $43,500*
Tuition does not include the cost of textbooks or teaching materials, which are approximately $1,500 (CAD) for the program.

*Tuition is subject to senate approval.

MOT at a glance

Information Sessions

Register for an upcoming information session.

Fall 2017 Application Deadlines:

  • Round 1: January 16th, 2017
  • Round 2: March 6th, 2017
  • Final Round: May 31st, 2017

At a Glance

Fall 2017

  • Part-time, evenings
  • 24 months
  • Downtown Vancouver
  • Domestic Tuition: $35,700 CAD*^
  • International Tuition: $44,600 CAD*
  • *Subject to Board of Governors approval.
  • ^Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents

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