2022 QS Masters Rankings place UBC Sauder’s graduate school programs amongst the world’s best

Posted 2021-09-09

The Master of Management (MM) program, the Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) program, and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the UBC Sauder School of Business Robert H. Lee Graduate School are amongst the world’s best, according to the newly-released QS Business Masters Rankings 2022, part of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

Considered to be one of the most highly regarded analyses of business schools, the annual QS report identifies the top 130 MM programs, the top 120 MBAN programs and the top 286 MBA programs around the world.


UBC Sauder MM program a leader in North America

According to the QS Business Masters Rankings, the UBC Sauder MM program ranks second in Canada and fifth in North America. The MM program has been in the top five in North America since its debut in 2019. The program ranks 43rd globally.

In particular, QS highlighted the MM program’s thought leadership and alumni outcomes with scores well above the global average. Additionally, QS awarded the MM program’s diversity with a maximum score of 100 per cent for “Female Students,” recognizing the far greater percentage of the student body identifying as female at UBC Sauder compared to the global average.

The nine-month MM program at UBC Sauder gives recent non-business graduates the skills they need to gain a competitive edge in the job market. Developed to address the evolving needs of today’s most innovative employers, the MM curriculum provides students with a vital grounding in a broad spectrum of business and management disciplines, from accounting to finance and marketing to strategic management. Students are coached to launch their careers and connect with opportunities in organizations in Vancouver and around the globe.


UBC Sauder MBAN program third in Canada

The UBC Sauder MBAN program, in its third year as a part of the rankings, placed third in Canada and 29th globally, a global rise of four positions from last year.

QS noted the program’s alumni outcomes as its strongest indicator of success, rating it over 20 points above the global average. QS also highlighted the program’s class and faculty diversity, employability, and thought leadership, rating all of these factors above the global average.

The 12-month UBC MBAN is about much more than technical know-how. It captures the full analytics spectrum, including data management, data analytics, and decision analytics. Courses include marketing, customer relationship management, consulting and project management, strategic management and emotional intelligence. Students learn how to make strategically sound recommendations and data-driven business decisions—exactly what companies around the world seek.


UBC Sauder MBA program continues to rise

The UBC Sauder MBA program placed 84th globally, representing a jump of 10 spots in the global rankings over last year. The MBA program has risen consistently in the rankings since QS began ranking MBA programs in this format in 2018.

QS noted the program’s class and faculty diversity, employability, entrepreneurship and alumni outcomes, and thought leadership as the program’s strongest indicators of excellence, rating all of these factors above the global average.

The 16-month, full-time MBA program at UBC Sauder's Robert H. Lee Graduate School is an opportunity for high-achieving, ambitious professionals to take their career to the next level. For students seeking new opportunities with an entrepreneurial mindset or wishing to become leaders in their field, the UBC MBA offers fresh perspectives and a pathway to realizing personal and professional potential.