Master of Business Administration (MBA)



University: Saint Mary's University
City : Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Country : Canada
Duration : 2 Years

Program Overview:

MBA program emphasizes responsible leadership and immerses you in unique international and local business experiences to cultivate your innovative and entrepreneurial mindset. Through these specially-designed immersive experiences in the 16 - month program, you will develop your ability to embrace uncertainty and change and thrive.

Admission Requirements:

  1. An undergraduate degree (any discipline) from a recognized university with at least a "B" average (3.0/4.3 GPA) or equivalent. Official transcripts must be sent from each post-secondary institution attended by the applicant.
  2. 2-3 years' work experience is preferred, but not required.
  3. IELTS overall score of 7.0 with no band below 6.5.
  4. PTE scores of at least 65

Tuition and Fees:


Based on estimated tuition, the amount below is the approximate cost to complete your degree. Fees subject to change.

INTERNATIONAL (tuition and fees)*

Cost:  $47,580

  *Amounts estimated.

Program Outcomes:

1. Business Knowledge and Competency

Graduates will integrate knowledge of the functional areas of business and apply this understanding to solving complex problems experienced by organizations. Graduates will:

- Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the functional areas of business, and how to effectively integrate and apply this knowledge.

- Assess the opportunities and risks faced by organizations of different size, ownership and governance structures, and develop innovative strategies to address problems and opportunities.

2. Global Perspective

Graduates will recognize and adapt to the increasingly interdependent and global nature of business. Graduates will:

- Recognize and account for the effects of different influences (e.g. economic, political, cultural, social, technological and ecological) on organizations.

- Develop the inter-cultural competencies needed to succeed in diverse environments.

3. Responsible Leadership

Graduates will recognize the need for personal and organizational leadership that is effective and socially responsible. Graduates will:

- Develop the inter-personal skills needed to work effectively with multiple stakeholders.

- Demonstrate leadership through service and accountability to all constituencies.

- Incorporate the broader ethical and socially sustainable context into their decision making.

4. Analytical and Critical Thinking

Graduates will critically evaluate issues and problems in organizations. Graduates will:

- Demonstrate competence in analytical reasoning, including analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, to form evidence-based judgments.

- Collect, critically evaluate and synthesize data info meaningful information.

5. Decision Making and Problem Solving

Graduates will make sound decisions and implement responsible solutions to problems in organizations. Graduates will:

- Translate evidence-based judgments and decisions into effective, creative and sustainable solutions.

6. Managerial Communications

Graduates will communicate effectively their decisions using appropriate, professional communications. Graduates will:

- Prepare, both individually and in teams, business documents that communicate clearly and professionally.

- Deliver, both individually and in teams, well-organized business presentations that are clear and professional.


Areas of Focus in the MBA Program:


-Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise and Sustainability




Program Start and Completion Times:

- Program Intake: September only

- 16-months (full-time)


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