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Graduate Studies Calendar 2019-2020 Program Descriptions Haskayne School of Business: Management MGMT Combined MBA Programs
Combined MBA Programs
1. Degrees Offered
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
  • Master of Biomedical Technology/Master of Business Administration (MBT/MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
  • Master of Nursing/Master of Business Administration (MN/MBA)
  • Master of Planning/Master of Business Administration (MPlan/MBA)
  • Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA) - admissions to this program are suspended as of September 1, 2018.
  • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Business Administration (MD/MBA) (“Leaders in Medicine” Program)

Combined degree programs are course-based.

Normally, combined degree programs must be completed full-time during the day.

2. Admission Requirements

An applicant to a combined MBA program must meet the admission requirements of the MBA program, and make a separate application for admission to the other program. The respective Combined Program Committee will review each application.

Please note that receiving admission to both individual programs does not guarantee admission to the combined program.

For MBA admission requirements, see MBA (Course-Based).

3. Application Deadlines

Application deadlines are available on the Future Students website:

MBA (course-based): ucalgary.ca/future-students/graduate/explore-programs/management-master-business-administration-course-based.

4. Advanced Credit

The applicant must make advanced credit requests as part of the admission process to the MBA program. Credit will not be given for course work taken as part of another completed degree/diploma or for courses taken to bring the grade point average to a required level for admission.

5. Program Requirements

Attendance at an orientation session is mandatory for all incoming students in all MBA program options.

Combined JD/MBA

A student admitted to the combined JD/MBA program spends the first year doing core studies in one program and the second year doing core studies in the other program. The remaining years in the program combine Law and Business courses in a way that will allow the achievement of both degrees in four rather than five years. Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (45 units):

b) Law courses (83 units):

  • Law 400, 402, 403, 404, 406, 407, 408, 410, 503, 505, 507, 508, 509, 510 and 602;
  • and a minimum of eight 3-unit electives.

Combined MBT/MBA

Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (54 units):

b) MBT courses (33 units):

Combined MD/MBA

A student admitted to the MD/MBA program spends the first year in the MBA program, completing a minimum of 36 units. A program will be developed for each student under the guidelines of the Leaders in Medicine program. Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (45 units):

b) MD Courses: Please consult the Leaders in Medicine program.

Combined MPP/MBA

Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (51 units):

b) MPP courses:

Combined MSW/MBA
(admissions to this program are currently suspended)

Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (48 units):

b) MSW Courses: See Social Work program description for course requirements.

Combined MN/MBA

Students admitted to the MN/MBA will focus on courses for the MBA during the first year and on MN courses in year two. Typically, the remaining courses required will be completed in year three. Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (51 units):

b) MN courses (27 units):

Combined MPlan/MBA

Students admitted to the MPlan/MBA will focus on courses for the MBA during the first year and on MPlan courses in years two and three. Typically, the Real Estate Studies specialization will be completed in year four. Course requirements include:

a) MBA courses (54 units):

b) MPlan courses (45 units):

6. Time Limits

MBA: six years 
MSW/MBA: seven years

7. Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available to qualified students. For information on awards, please see the Awards and Financial Assistance section of this Calendar.

All admitted full-time MBA students will be automatically considered for Business scholarships.