Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
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Transforming Canada’s future by educating the next generation of business and public sector leaders is the goal of the Alberta Haskayne Executive MBA (EMBA Course) program. Increasing complexity, competitiveness and uncertainty is causing experienced professionals to see the need to enrich their skills and deepen their professional networks. The Executive MBA, jointly offered by the Haskayne School of Business and the University of Alberta, is aimed at mid/senior career professionals across a variety of industries. It is a two-year program, with courses on alternating Fridays and Saturdays (one week on/one week off), and one intensive week per semester. The program allows students to work full-time while completing their degree, and ends with a two-week international study tour.
Outcomes and next steps
Finance, Consulting, Management, Marketing.
A course-based master’s degree in management is usually considered a final degree.
11 courses in accounting, business technology management, marketing, human resources and organizational dynamics and more.
Students complete four courses in finance, including three doctoral-level courses.
Three course in management studies, business and environment and management studies.
Admission requirements and information
Requirements for the Management Program
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
A four year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
Applicants may be interviewed by a member of the Admissions Committee as part of the application screening process.
Applicants should have at least seven years of work experience, a number of years of which must have carried management or professional responsibility.
Applicants to the EMBA specializing in Global Energy must be eligible to travel internationally.
A current résumé
A 250-word response to each of “How, considering your career progress to date, does an MBA fit in with your future career goals?” and “When thinking of your own personal successes, were they a result of your own personal skills or your ability to work with others? Please describe”
Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT*) with a recommended minimum score of 550 or an equivalent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for the Haskayne MBA with high scores on both verbal and quantitative subcomponents. It is recommended that students should place above the 70th percentile on overall test scores. A minimum GMAT score of 600 or an equivalent GRE is required for the thesis program.
English language proficiency
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
TOEFL score of 97 (Internet-based) or 580 (paper-based). Our institution code is 0813
All graduate students must pay general fees each year, as well as program fees.
Estimate for full-time students
Canadian and permanent resident
For 12 months of study
For program completion in 12 months
For program completion in 12 months
General fees and tuition
General fees are annual and per-term fees. Annual fees are paid once per year, while per-term are paid each term (3 terms per year).
Tuition covers standard academic costs. Tuition shown is for full program completion. Textbooks and other material costs are not included in this total.
What are annual continuing fees?
Continuing fees do not apply to this program.
Funding is not available for this program.
Fees listed here are estimates only, and have been rounded to the nearest dollar. These amounts should not be considered accurate. All amounts are in Canadian Dollars.
Fees are subject to change.
For more details and the most accurate information go to the Academic Calendar
For more general information, see our Fees and Funding Guide
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