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MBA (Business Administration)

MBA (Business Administration)

The Sprott MBA delivers a high quality management education with the choice and flexibility to fit your program to your individual goals. There are full and part-time program streams with an integrated core curriculum, complemented by specialization in one of five concentrations. The Sprott MBA core courses cover a cross-section of business disciplines to give you a foundation of integrated knowledge and skills needed to identify and solve complex management problems.

Collaborative specializations in African Studies and Data Science (Business Analytics) are also available.

Note: Entry terms – Fall (full and part-time), Winter (part-time)

The MBA internship program has provided placements for candidates to work with companies like Deloitte, CBC and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. Read this story about MBA students and their internships.

Capital Advantage

Located in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, provides access to an unparalleled international network of government departments, global enterprises, NGOs, embassies and high commissions. Many career opportunities are just down the road.

MBA Accelerated Stream

Students who have completed, in the past five years, a four-year bachelor’s degree in business from a recognized Canadian university, or equivalent; and have a minimum overall average of B+ (in addition to the regular Sprott MBA admission requirements), maybe be eligible for the Accelerated MBA.

MA/MBA Pathway

Available as of the Fall, 2016 term, a dual-degree MA/MBA pathway will allow a student to obtain both an MA in Economics (with a concentration in Financial Economics) and an MBA (with a concentration in Finance and Economics) in 20 months. This dual-degree enables students to combine the theoretical and quantitative orientation of the Economics MA program with the MBA’s focus on managerial applications and management skills. Learn more.

Application Deadlines

The Sprott School of Business strongly recommends that domestic candidates submit their applications before May 15  for domestic students in order to be considered for admission to the Fall term. Applications may be considered until July 31 only if space remains in the program. International candidates must submit complete applications before March 1.

Only domestic part-time candidates will be considered for admission to the Winter term.



The Sprott School of Business is accredited by AACSB International – the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctorate  degrees in business and accounting.  AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five per cent of the world’s business programs.

Program Information

Length: 16 months (full-time); 3 years (part-time)

Entry Terms: ,

Fall Application Deadline: March 1 (International); May 15 (Domestic)

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Contact: mba@sprott.carleton.ca

Experiential Learning: Internship

Pathway Options: Coursework

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