Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI)

Master of Management & Professional Accounting

The Master of Management & Professional Accounting Program (MMPA) offers an integrated program, combining the best of a graduate education in management and professional accounting over five academic terms and two co-operative work terms in a professional accounting environment. The Program is designed primarily for non-business undergraduates seeking to obtain a graduate business degree, but advanced standing is offered to students with requisite undergrad courses.

The MMPA is unique among graduate management programs and offers many advantages including extremely high placement rates, outstanding faculty, superior classrooms, computer library and residence facilities, an unparalleled network of Alumni and access to top business and accounting leaders in Canada. Our Program offers candidates a challenging and rigorous learning experience which prepares students well for CA, CMA, CGA and CPA professional accounting designations.

Further details can be found on the MMPA Program website

Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting

The Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting Program (DIFA) is designed to provide a graduate professional accountant, or equivalent, with the skills, knowledge, insights and professional characteristics necessary to successfully respond effectively to: (1) the challenges of investigating fraud, other aspects of white-collar crime, and other financial disputes, and (2) the provision of reports, advice and evidence to clients, lawyers and courts for the resolution of situations relating to possible or pending civil or criminal legal proceedings.

Consisting of 10 courses, the Diploma is delivered over a period of slightly more than two years, primarily on a distance-education, problem-based learning basis. Two, one-week residency periods are required, one each at the beginning and end of the Diploma. For Chartered Accountants who qualify, the Diploma may lead to a specialist designation, the CA·IFA.

  Further details can be found on the DIFA Program website

Master of Management of Innovation

Designed for people with a background in science and technology, the Master of Management of Innovation was developed in consultation with leaders and future employers in industry, government and research. This accelerated twelve month professional degree is for individuals pursuing management careers in technology-focused organizations.

Faculty are leading researchers in innovation, health policy, economics, management and political science who incorporate the latest research and thinking into their teaching. This fast-track program advances your career while minimizing your financial burden.

Further details can be found on the MMI Program website

Master of Biotechnology

Master of Biotechnology: Program Goals

  • To provide postgraduate education to qualified students to prepare them for a career in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.
  • To offer a firm grounding in the science of biotechnology.
  • To provide an introduction to the management of biotechnological organizations.

Further details can be found on the MBiotech Program website

Master of Science in Sustainability Management

The MScSM is a 20 month professional masters’ program designed to educate students to act outside the traditional disciplinary black boxes; integrate knowledge from management, social, and natural sciences to address sustainability issues; and make leading contributions and lasting advances in sustainability management. The program is unique among science and management graduate programs by providing a strong foundation in sustainability management while offering an opportunity to specialize in a management or science stream. The program includes 4 academic and 1 experiential (co-op) term. The program is designed for students from diverse backgrounds such as management science, social science, natural science and engineering. The MScSM degree is for individuals who want to pursue management careers in sustainability-related divisions and organizations in private, public, and non-government sectors.

Further details can be found on the MScSM website


Please see the individual department or website for more information or questions regarding the individual Professional Programs.