Master of Business Administration

University of New Brunswick

20 months
545 CAD/module
1241 CAD/module
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The Master of Business Administration program of University of New Brunswick offers you a professional, experienced and fresh perspective on the business world.


The Master of Business Administration program of University of New Brunswick will help students develop and sharpen their knowledge of business and through the program's entrepreneurial and experiential learning options you will realize your potential to lead and create opportunities for yourself, your organization and your community.

Our MBA students join a close community of other graduate students, professors, alumni and local business leaders. When asked what they like best about our MBA program, students often mention the close community, the quality and availability of our professors, and the opportunities to apply their learning to real world business situations.

Many of our graduates are entrepreneurs or are CEOs and presidents of start-ups. Others have careers with banks and investment firms; marketing and communications firms; law firms (some are partners); government (either in the public service or as elected officials) and government agencies; and accounting firms.

Areas of specialization

Concentration in Entrepreneurship: UNB's Faculty of Management is a hub for entrepreneurial learning. There’s no better place to discover your inner entrepreneur than here! This series of entrepreneurship courses will give you the knowledge and skills for a successful career whether you want to run your own business or hold a leadership position with an existing company.

MBA in Sport and Recreation Management: Combine the MBA with your interests in Sport and Recreation Management and prepare for a career in professional or amateur sports, not-for-profit organizations, a recreation facility, resort or park. 

MBA/Juris Doctor (joint degree): Many organizations need people with expertise in both business and law. This four-year joint degree prepares you for a dynamic career in a legal firm or corporation.

Graduate Certificate in Management: A graduate program consisting of 8 MBA core courses, designed for working professionals. Eligible candidates must have a minimum of 3 years full-time professional business-related work experience and hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency. (GMAT and Microeconomics are not admission requirements for the Certificate program.) The GMAT requirement will be waived for graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Management Program should they apply for admssion to the MBA program. 

Student Investment Fund: This year-long course combines finance theory with hands-on investment experience and integrated study prep for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. You will gain investment experience managing one of the largest student run funds of its kind in Canada, worth over $8 million. 

Venture Analyst Leadership Program: As a Venture Analyst Leader you will complete the Concentration in Entrepreneurship and work with an inventor or entrepreneur to lead a new business from idea to launch.

Venture Assessment: As part of the concentration in Entrepreneurship this six credit hour course teaches you how to analyze start-ups through the eyes of a Venture Capitalist. This course is offered through a partnership with the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. New this year: Students will be able to invest in early stage start-ups through the Fraser Student Investment Fund, donated by Charles Fraser (BBA '68).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development 
  • Information Technology and E-Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Student Consulting Group
  • Database Management
  • New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose explaining your goals and how the degree/program fits in with your career plan.
  • Résumé detailing full- and part-time work. Work experience is preferred. 
  • Three reference letters with at least one from a former professor.  (For MBA in Sport and Recreation Management applicants, two of the three letters must be from a professor.)
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a B average or minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.3.
  • University-level course in Microeconomics is a prerequisite for admission.
  • GMAT score or GRE equivalent
  • Proof of English competency, if you are an international applicant. 
  • Applicants are required to submit a complete application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    545 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 CAD per module and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    1241 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1241 CAD per module and a duration of 20 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Master of Business Administration
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