Master of Business Administration, M.B.A. | University of New Brunswick | Fredericton, Canada
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Master of Business Administration

20 months
1945 CAD/module
1341 CAD/module
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The Master of Business Administration at University of New Brunswick offers you a professional, experienced and fresh perspective on the business world.


The Master of Business Administration at 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 Venture Commercialization, Scaling, and Investment: UNB's Faculty of Management is a hub for entrepreneurial learning. Work with a real-life start-up and learn how to launch a business; then work with real venture capitalists to learn how to assess whether a start-up is investment-ready.
  • 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:

  • Corporate Governance and Law
  • Managerial Leadership
  • Management of Innovation & Technology
  • Venture Assessment
  • Venture Development
  • New Venture Creation & 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
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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.
  • Prerequisite course: successful completion of a university-level microeconomics course is preferred before the program begins, but can be completed during the first term. 
  • GMAT score of 550 or GRE equivalent.
  • Proof of English competency, if you are an international applicant. 
  • Applicants are required to submit a complete application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1945 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1945 CAD per module during 20 months.
  • National

    1341 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1341 CAD per module during 20 months.

Living costs for Fredericton

1100 - 2100 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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