Canada’s Best MBAs 2017: University of Alberta

Canada‘s Best MBA Programs 2017

The University of Alberta MBA

Alberta School of Business

Edmonton, Alberta

University of Alberta MBA Program

#8 on the 2017 CB Reputation Index

Between the six specializations and seven joint degrees, students have plenty of pathways to choose from at the University of Alberta. Students can gain real-world experience through the MBA capstone course, where they work with an outside business or organization facing a strategic issue. For those looking to study abroad, the school offers dual degrees with universities in France, Germany and Japan. Full- and part-time courses begin in August. The school also offers a 10-month accelerated MBA option, which also starts in August.

Classroom experience
New full-time students enrolled, July 2015–July 2016: 73
New part-time students enrolled, July 2015–July 2016: 88
Students’ average GMAT score: 630
Work experience required: 2 years
Gender ratio: 60% male, 40% female
Percentage of international students: 60%
Program duration & cost
Full-time program length: 16 to 20 months
Full-time tuition: $27,776
Part-time program length: 36 months
Part-time tuition: $27,776
Accelerated program length: 10 months
Accelerated tuition: $16,340
Specializations and joint degrees offered:
  • Finance
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • International business
  • Natural resources, energy and the environment
  •  Public policy and management
  • Sustainability